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New Oxford Notes: September 2005

A "Compassionate Conservative" Advises Pope Benedict XVI

Bush's "faith-man" believes Ratzinger could be a good pontiff if only he will be "compassionate toward all God's children."

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Prolifers: Thanks for the Votes; We'll See You Again in Four Years

"According to the White House, Judge Roberts does not oppose Roe v. Wade." What more do you need to know?

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Automatic Forgiveness

Fr. Ron Rolheiser says Jesus provides automatic forgiveness. Commit suicide if you want. Fr. Ron is giving you permission.

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Benedict the Moderate?

Fr. Richard McBrien gets emotional over the jubilation of Catholics who hail the election of Pope Benedict XVI.

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A Case Study in the Theology of Apology

As for apologies to homosexuals, the saga of San Diego Bishop Robert Brom could be instructive.

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"Perhaps the Most Powerful Man in the Church in America"

Who is he? According to Britain's leading Catholic periodical, none other than Fr. Joseph Fessio.

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