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

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

Our Deeper Task

Stephen White reflects on the current situation in America; a state of seeming confusion about who we are. “We need the Church now, as ever, to help remind us of… Read More

Are These Not My People?

Stephen White reflects on the current unrest and racial tensions in the U.S. in light of the Gospel and the USCCB pastoral document on racism, “Open Wide Our Hearts” “As… Read More

U.S. bishops dialogue with abuse survivors in first-of-its-kind gathering

Katie Scott (Catholic Sentinel)- A conference in D.C. brings together clergy abuse survivors and prelates, including Cardinal Sean O’Malley, to speak frankly “as a family where there’s been dysfunction.” Read… Read More

Missouri bishop urges broader approach to help survivors, parishes heal

By Rhina Guidos (CNS)- Bishop Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City, MO participated in a national event that brought together more than 12 bishops, including him, and a small group of… Read More

Abuse conference seeks honest exchange between bishops and victims (Crux)

By Christopher White- A conference at the Catholic University of America brought together clerical sex abuse survivors and over a dozen Catholic bishops for a daylong discussion on “healing a… Read More

Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Scandal (Encounter/VOA News)

Stephen White, Executive Director of The Catholic Project and Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, Research Associate Professor in the School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America discussed… Read More

The rebuilding of the Catholic Church (The Church Alive/EWTN Radio)

Stephen White, Executive Director of The Catholic Project at The Catholic University of America, discusses the renewal and rebuilding of the Catholic Church through faithful collaboration of the laity and… Read More

Theologians examine role of power, clericalism in the sex abuse crisis (CNS)

By Dennis Sadowski- Coverage of the morning panel of the March 26 Healing the Breach of Trust conference. The panel featured Richard Gaillardetz of Boston College and Chad Pecknold of… Read More

What caused the clergy sex abuse crisis? Catholic universities are pushing for debate on the answer. (Washington Post)

By Michelle Boorstein- What is the root cause of the sexual abuse crisis? This was the question addressed at the third installation of the Healing the Breach of Trust conference… Read More