John Paul II committed sins too. Just like all the other saints.

Over at America Magazine, Executive Director Stephen White reflects on the Pelagianism of those who call into question the sanctity of John Paul II because he made mistakes in his… Read More

Mistakes Were Made

Stephen White offers initial analysis of the McCarrick Report, released on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. “For those who don’t think clericalism has played a major role in the abuse crisis… Read More

Bishops’ Statements on the McCarrick Report

As of this writing, 44 US Bishops have responded to the Vatican’s release of the “McCarrick Report.”  The following is a list, in alphabetical order by diocese/ archdiocese. Albany, Bishop… Read More

The Truth Will Set You Free

Statement From The Catholic Project on the release of the McCarrick Report The wounds inflicted by Theodore McCarrick upon his victims and upon the whole Body of Christ cannot be… Read More

Warring Spirits

Stephen White reflects on the fact of evil spirits as the country celebrates Halloween and prepares for Election Day. “The truth is that evil spirits are (as the St. Michael… Read More

VAC Interview: Heather Banis, Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Do you have a family? Where did you go to school? I am the Victims Assistance Ministry Coordinator for the Archdiocese of… Read More

Amy Barrett and the Intolerable

Stephen White reflects on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court and the consternation that it has caused in some circles. “If being Catholic isn’t… Read More

On the Feast of the Little Flower

Stephen White reflects on his time in the St. Patrick Evangelisation School in London. “St. Thérèse of Lisieux, on whose feast I first arrived in London all those Octobers ago,… Read More

VAC Interview: Erin Neil, Diocese of Bridgeport

Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Do you have a family? Where did you go to school? I grew up in Fairfield CT and I currently live in… Read More

Waiting for the “Spring”

Stephen White reflects on the fact that The Boston Globe‘s first Spotlight report (on clergy abuse) ran exactly one year after Pope John Paul II announced a Jubilee year, a… Read More

Crisis Episode 1: 2018 Show Notes

2018 A whirlwind summer: What happened? Revelations about Cardinal McCarrick, the Pennsylvania grand jury report, accusations from a Vatican diplomat, and the perceived tensions between the Holy See and the… Read More

Crisis Episode 2: How Did We Get Here? Show Notes

Pope Paul VI and Fr. Gerald Fitzgerald, s.P. Sexual abuse by clergy of the Catholic Church is not a new problem. “How Did We Get Here?” looks at the early… Read More