Coming Soon…

Stephen White explains the upcoming podcast on clergy sex abuse (Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church) that releases its first episode on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. “The idea behind… Read More

VAC Interview: Thomas Tharayil, Archdiocese of Chicago

Please tell us a little bit about yourself: Growing up in an Indian family steeped in Catholicism and being educated in only Catholic schools, I have always thought it ironic… Read More

What Won’t We Tolerate?

Stephen White reflects on the ways that American Catholics– whether on the right or the left– have come to tolerate certain evils when it comes to the presidential election: “Politicians… Read More

Introducing Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church

Introducing The Catholic Project’s podcast, Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church. Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church is a podcast that tells the story of the clergy sexual abuse… Read More

Waiting for the McCarrick Report

The most recent iteration of the clergy sex abuse crisis, centered on former Cardinal McCarrick, remains an open wound in the Church in part because of the delay of the… Read More

Victim Assistance Coordinator Interview: Jenny Michaelson

 Jenny Michaelson Victim Assistance Corrdinator in the Archdiocese of Anchorage – Juneau Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Do you have a family? What did you study? How… Read More

A Different Kind of Transparency

Stephen White looks at the newly-released vademecum from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. It has been described by the CDF as a manual for bishops to address… Read More

Victim Assistance Coordinator Interview: Amy Cordon, Baton Rouge

This is the first interview in our new series, profiling the Victim Assistance Coordinators for Catholic dioceses around the country! This month, we interviewed Amy Cordon from the Diocese of… 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

Catholic Schools and the Common Good

Stephen White reflects on what is unique about Catholic schools in America. “At their best, Catholic schools teach young people to see the world in the light of the greatest… Read More

The Gift of JPII

Stephen reflects on the 100th Anniversary of Karol Wojtyla’s birth. “The Church should not be afraid to take an unflinching look (with all the humility appropriate to those who would… Read More