Sara Perla

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A Francis (George) Generation?

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the National Study of Catholic Priests and the likeness of the younger generation of priests to the philosophy of Cardinal Francis George, OMI.… Read More

Houses in Motion: Stephen White on The Lamp podcast

Stephen White appeared on The Lamp’s podcast in an episode called, “Houses in Motion”. Listen here.

Stephen White on Respect Life Radio

Stephen White of Catholic University appeared on a radio show on Respect Life Radio recently. He spoke about one of his pieces for The Catholic Thing, when he focused on… Read More

After the Synod in Rome: What’s Next for Catholics

Stephen White of Catholic University writes in National Review about the time between the two parts of the synod on synodality. “Rome has gone to great lengths to convince Catholics… Read More

Three Items from the Bishops Meeting in Baltimore

Stephen White reflects on the general assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in November 2023. “Broglio’s gentle, but unmistakable, counterpoint to the nuncio’s criticisms was not lost… Read More

The Rupnik Case: How is this still happening?

Stephen P. White of Catholic University reflects on the case of Marko Rupnik, SJ and asks how it is that the Church is still handling abuse cases in this way:… Read More

Time under Tension

“Time under tension is what makes us stronger,” says the barre instructor as I struggle to do one more rep. After four years of consistent barre workouts, I have to… Read More

Pope Francis and Care for Creation

Stephen P. White of Catholic University reflects on the new apostolic exhortation from Pope Francis, entitled Laudate Deum: “The unique spiritual and theological insights of Laudato Si are mentioned, but briefly… Read More

The Cross and Catholic Dating Culture

There is plenty of anecdotal evidence that the dating world these days is abysmal. In the last few weeks, I have had many conversations with other single Catholic women, some… Read More

A Synod of Shattered Expectations

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the “synod on synodality” occurring in October 2023: “Expectations for the synod – expectations both hopeful and fearful – have grown so great… Read More

Save us from ourselves

I was a bit hard on single people in one of my previous articles. I do think that we need to take responsibility for cultivating friendships and community and cannot… Read More

Behold the Man

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the loss of a sense of sin in the modern world, and the Crucified Christ who is the antidote: “It’s sometimes said, though… Read More