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New Oxford Notes: October 2005

Here Come the Catholic Cheerleaders

The Thomas More Law Center, founded by Tom Monaghan, has decided to support the nomination of Judge John Roberts, even though he called Roe v. Wade "the settled law of the land."

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The Same Old Yada-Yada

Bishop J. Terry Steib is setting up a ministry for "gay and lesbian" Catholics. Yes, in Tennessee. This could be helpful, but Steib's outfit won't be.

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Shall We "Privatize" Marriage & Everything Else?

If privatization is a good thing, what's wrong with privatizing marriage, homosexuality, abortion?

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Hysteria Central

Michael O'Brien is an accomplished Catholic novelist. His strength is fiction.

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