Letter to the Editor: May 2014
The Greatest Novel You've Never Read... The Queen of Heaven on the Silver Screen... Gospel Historicity... Disquiet on the Western Front... An Uncertain Trumpet?... A Magazine's Duty... More than I Ever ImaginedREAD ARTICLE
The News You May Have Missed
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Pope Francis, Accidental F-Bomber... Hijacking Jesus' Name... New York's God & Gun Club... I Don't Confess!... Baptism Washes Away Sin — & Sinner... Noah a No-No in IndonesiaREAD ARTICLE
New Oxford Notes: May 2014
False Mercy & the Integrity of Marriage... As the Tables Turn... A Slow-Motion Implosion... How Effective Is the "Francis Effect"?READ ARTICLE
She who shared the highs in our Lord's life shared as well in His rejection. There is a striking similarity between the indignities suffered by Mother and Son.READ ARTICLE
A Caricature of Charity
It could safely be said that the Catholic Church invented active care for the poor. After all, our salvation depends upon it (cf. Mt. 25:31-46).READ ARTICLE
New Names for Old Things
When will the majority of Catholics finally learn that we cannot pick and choose among the Church's teachings, and that the political divisions of the world have no place in the household of God?READ ARTICLE
Are There Male & Female Virtues?
The most prudent means by which to safeguard society is a partial delegation of virtuous labor in accordance with the inherent capacities of its members.READ ARTICLE
Purgatory on Earth
Dostoyevsky's 'The Idiot' is a profound testament to the power of purgatorial justice and mercy. A lifelong anti-Catholic, he did not connect it to dogma.READ ARTICLE
Can Free-Market Principles Reverse America's Decline?
Gregg recommends a return to personal initiative and individual self-interest, which he contends is a central and fundamental strength of the American tradition.READ ARTICLE
A Genius for Destructive Change
The post-Darwin recasting of "science" has served to marginalize theology, ethics, and metaphysics by portraying them as mere matters of personal taste.READ ARTICLE
Sister Schneiders's Vow of Disobedience
In the end, there is only one thing Sr. Schneiders holds inviolably sacred: her ideology of feminism, a heresy if there ever was one.READ ARTICLE
Briefly: May 2014
The Power of Four: Keys to the Hidden Treasures of the Gospels... The Early Church on Killing: A Comprehensive Sourcebook on War, Abortion, and Capital Punishment... Religious Freedom: Did Vatican II Contradict Traditional Catholic Doctrine?: A DebateREAD ARTICLE
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