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2021 October

Letters to the Editor: October 2021

Wishful Thinking & Demagoguery... Breakthrough or Con Job?... No Laughing Matter... A New Low... Chaos Foreseen?... What’s in an Acronym?

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The News You May Have Missed: October 2021

Faking Diversity... Let Them Auction Cake... Chicken-Scratch Gaffe... A Bigger Slice of Pi... Electric Snake... dryPhone... and more

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The Eucharistic Theology of Pro-Abortion Catholic Politicians

THE AMERICAN CHURCH’S GREATEST CRISIS

Monica Migliorino Miller

Now it is pro-abortion Catholic politicians who are teaching the bishops the meaning of the Eucharist, something as absurd as it is unprecedented.

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The Threefold Body of Christ

HOW DO WE ENCOUNTER JESUS?

David Vincent Meconi

The entirety of the Christian faith hinges on the fact that God assumed creation to Himself in an unmatchable and eternal way.

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Traditionis Custodes: Taking a Bulldozer to an Anthill

NEW OXFORD NOTEBOOK

Pieter Vree

There are no protagonists in the latest liturgical drama, only antagonists. Nobody comes out clean, neither traditionalists nor Pope Francis.

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Is Human Life “Sacred”? A Taidan with Kevin Doak

CULTURAL COUNTERPOINT

Jason M. Morgan

Our bodies and our lives are tools at the service of the Kingdom, to be sacrificed if necessary, in imitation of Christ, for a higher good.

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Ross Douthat’s Scattershot Speculations

Preston R. Simpson

After the first moon landing in 1969, space exploration halted. Were there political, cultural, and economic factors that made us lose interest and optimism?

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Did the Church Reverse Course on Americanism?

Casey Chalk

The condemnation of Americanism is a condemnation of the proposal that America’s peculiar political experiment should be normative for all nations.

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Briefly Reviewed: October 2021

Return of the God Hypothesis: Three Scientific Discoveries That Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe... Pope Peter: Defending the Church’s Most Distinctive Doctrine in a Time of Crisis

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Last Things: October 2021

David Mills

Catholic social teaching doesn’t map well on any of the usual political positions. It also leaves a lot to wisdom and prudence.

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