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2003 May

Letter to the Editor: May 2003

Fr. Buffer Defends Himself... Curtains for Homosexual Priests... An Open Letter to Cardinal Law's Replacement...

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New Oxford Notes: May 2003

The Case of Fr. David Windsor... Shriveled Is Good... "Rebuke Them Sharply"

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The Wisdom of Silliness

A HINT OF HEAVEN

Mitchell Kalpakgian

Children, and all the things that delight children (nursery rhymes, fairy tales, imaginative stories), are the antidote to seriousness and all its harmful effects.

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Why Are the U.S. Bishops Urging Catholic Couples to Divorce?

FEMINISM RUN AMOK

Sheryl Temaat

Unhappily married adults who divorced were no more likely to report emotional and psychological improvements than those who stayed married.

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'Friendly' Fire Does the Most Damage In the Catholic Civil War

STANDING UP FOR OUR CONVICTIONS BY KNEELING

Michael Forrest

The CDW cardinal's letter affirms that it is "completely appropriate" to kneel to receive Communion. Kneeling is not forbidden. No priest or bishop can force us to stand.

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The Gender of the Holy Trinity

SHALL WE FEMINIZE THE HOLY SPIRIT?

Monica Migliorino Miller

The Church is the true spiritual mother -- women are her symbol. We must also appreciate the true Fatherhood of God -- earthly fatherhood is the symbol of Him.

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The Celebrated Matthew Shepard & The Forgotten Mary Stachowicz

GUEST COLUMN

Barbara Kralis

Mary was witnessing to her Catholic faith and was murdered — martyred — for it. The mainstream secular news media didn't touch the story.

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Newman, an “Apostate”?

Stanley L. Jaki

Arthur Schlesinger said "the most luxuriant, tenacious tradition of paranoic agitation in American history has been anti-Catholicism." This book is the product of it.

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Briefly: May 2003

Reviews of The New World of Faith by Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J... Catholic Social Teaching, 1891-Present: A Historical, Theological and Ethical Analysis by Charles E. Curran... The Old Religion in a New World: The History of North American Christianity by Mark A. Noll

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