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New Oxford Notes: November 2008

Did the NOR Change the Course of the 2008 Presidential Race?

Did you know that, before John McCain tapped Sarah Palin, the GOP presidential nominee was considering an exorcist as his running mate?

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An Exorcism Available to Everyone

The "most efficacious exorcism," asserts Fr. Fanzaga, "is mortification" -- the subduing of the lusts of the flesh through ascetic practices such as fasting.

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Life, Precious & Precarious

Cardinal Gracias of Bombay condemned all abortions and promised a poor couple that the Church would raise their baby if he were allowed to live.

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A Lesson From the Past

Will Archbishop Niederauer exert the supremacy of the Catholic Church over Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi?

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