Go, and Die for your People

Stephen White, director of The Catholic Project at Catholic University, writes about the recent news about Bishop Hoeppner of Crookston, MN and former auxiliary Bishop Binzer of Cincinnati: “The Church… Read More

Not a Loaf, but Leaven

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on recent polls about the number of Americans who are members of a church, synagogue, or mosque, and the number of Catholics in America.… Read More

What Covers a Multitude of Sins

Stephen White reflects on the gospel story of the rich young man in the context of the CDF’s answer to a question about blessing same-sex couples: “What the Church asks… Read More

The Gardening Animal

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the parallel between keeping a garden and Lenten penances: “In all of this, the garden is more than an allegory for harmony with… Read More

The Catholic Project at Catholic University, Two Years On

In his column this week, Stephen White reflects on his two years with The Catholic Project at Catholic University: “The abuse crisis has not created a greater need for lay… Read More

Mercy, but about what?

In his column, Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on God’s mercy; the mercy that leads to freedom from sin. “One could say that Jesus’ interactions with the Pharisees were… Read More

Our Catholic President

Stephen White reflects on the new Catholic President of the United States. “We have come to a point where Catholic political activism – both left and right – is at… Read More

A Catholic Moment

Stephen White of The Catholic Project at Catholic University reflects on the fact that none of the federal branches of government will be led by a Protestant– for the first… Read More

Biden and the Bishops

Executive Director of the Catholic Project at Catholic University, Stephen White, reflects on the controversy over President-elect Biden and the reception of Holy Communion. “Nowhere is the individualist strain in… Read More

Christian Gratitude

Stephen White of The Catholic Project at Catholic University reflects on the virtue of the season: gratitude. “The beginning of trust in the providence of God begins with the loss… Read More

Mistakes Were Made

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

Warring Spirits

Stephen White of Catholic University 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… Read More