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2010 December

Letter to the Editor: December 2010

Rutgers: A Gut Check... The Costs of Casting Off Clerical Celibacy... On-the-Spot Protesting... The NOR Then & Now... and more

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The News You May Have Missed

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Italian Job?... Allah or Daisy or Fred... Tougher Thank Nails... Officially Unknowable... Superdiocesan Downsizing... Wiccans Fired Up... Santa-Free Zones... St. Starbucks... Tears of a Clown... Roll-y Grail?... and more

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New Oxford Notes: December 2010

What Lies Beneath... Zero-Tolerance Policy... Outrage Alert!... Exodus & Bloodbath: Christians in the Middle East... The Last Acceptable Prejudice...

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The Christian Art of Christmas Spending

WHAT IS MONEY FOR?

Mitchell Kalpakgian

Cheerful giving lifts man from the cold, heartless realm of business transactions to a spiritual world of liberality and abundance.

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The Realm of Faith, Continued

EPISTLE 4

Douglass H. Bartley

Her steadfast Magisterium sublime,/ Church, Truth, and Beauty: always in rhyme./ And "Indefectible," her bells will chime,/ She will endure 'til the end of all time.

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Rules for Happiness

IN PRAISE OF CATHOLIC LEGALISM

David Mills

All the rules and regulations of Catholic life are a map that's been corrected and refined by traveler after traveler for hundreds and hundreds of years.

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The Consequences of Ending 'Discrimination' Against Homosexuals

TYRANNY OF THE MINORITY

Kenneth D. Whitehead

Once acceptance is mandated, it will necessarily impact more and more people, and more of them will then feel opposed to it -- creating perpetual conflict.

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In Praise of Weakness

HUMILITY: THE KEY TO SANCTITY

Alice von Hildebrand

That Christ chose to become a babe should inspire in us awe for weakness which, when chosen or humbly acknowledged, is a sign of authentic greatness.

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Betrayal or Integrity? The Choice Is Yours

GUEST COLUMN

Arland K. Nichols

On an everyday basis, we are provided the opportunity to betray or be sincere, to act with uprightness or to do violence to the innocent.

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Mary Tudor & the Dawn of the Counter-Reformation

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

The convictions of many "ardent young intellectuals" who fled to Louvain or Douai would merge seamlessly into wider movements for reforms.

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Blowing the Cover Off the Austrian ‘Cult’

Thomas Storck

Austrian economics became something of a ruling philosophy that explains nearly every aspect of human action and guides our conduct in many areas of life.

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Briefly: December 2010

Reviews of Go to Joseph...The Dan Clay Trilogy: A World Away...

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