We Need a Reconciliation Revival

I am excited about the USCCB’s plan for a Eucharistic revival over the next three years. I love the Eucharist (obviously) and I love big gatherings: put those two together… Read More


Lately, I have been thinking about wheelchairs. Sometimes when I drive to work in the morning, I pass a man who is taking his dog out. The man looks to… Read More

A Beginning by the Bishops, Not the End

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the USCCB General Assembly of November 2021. “The deep divisions in the Church make it clear that the Church needs a big change.… Read More

Interview with Certificate Student Melissa Buttner

Interview with Melissa Buttner, M.Div. student in the Certificate program for Child Protection and Safe Environments Please share what you are studying at The Catholic University of America and what… Read More

Who Benefits from the Status Quo?

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the recent reports from the meeting of Pope Francis and President Biden, in which the president claims the pope told him that Biden… Read More

Interview with Paulina Guzik, Polish Journalist and Professor

Our visiting scholar, Paulina Guzik, is an award-winning journalist and a professor at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow. Please introduce yourself and the project you are… Read More

Are We In This Together Or Not?

There’s a scene in Donald Margulies’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Dinner With Friends,” that comes back to me every time a Catholic priest is in the news for sexual misconduct. features… Read More

Victim Assistance Coordinator Interview: Walter Lukaszek, Diocese of Brownsville

Interview with Walter Lukaszek, the Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Diocese of Brownsville in Texas Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Do you have a family? Where did… Read More

Rome Remembers

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the martyrs of Rome and how, for the Roman Church, these are local saints. “To a Catholic from the United States, these martyrs… Read More

The All Souls’ Day Fauré Requiem

About twelve years ago, the pastor at St. Bernadette (St. B’s), a suburban parish in Silver Spring, Maryland started a new tradition at the parish: on All Souls’ Day, a… Read More

Stephen White on The Pillar podcast

Stephen White appeared on The Pillar podcast on October 4, 2021. He spoke about our work at The Catholic Project, starting around the 5 minute mark!

On Being Hopeful – and Happy- Warriors

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the unpopularity of optimism. “A world running low on hope ought to be world in which the Gospel can find a foothold. The… Read More