Who Benefits from the Status Quo?

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the recent reports from the meeting of Pope Francis and President Biden, in which the president claims the pope told him that Biden… Read More

Interview with Paulina Guzik, Polish Journalist and Professor

Our visiting scholar, Paulina Guzik, is an award-winning journalist and a professor at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow. Please introduce yourself and the project you are… Read More

Are We In This Together Or Not?

There’s a scene in Donald Margulies’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Dinner With Friends,” that comes back to me every time a Catholic priest is in the news for sexual misconduct. features… Read More

Victim Assistance Coordinator Interview: Walter Lukaszek, Diocese of Brownsville

Interview with Walter Lukaszek, the Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Diocese of Brownsville in Texas Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Do you have a family? Where did… Read More

Rome Remembers

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the martyrs of Rome and how, for the Roman Church, these are local saints. “To a Catholic from the United States, these martyrs… Read More

The All Souls’ Day Fauré Requiem

About twelve years ago, the pastor at St. Bernadette (St. B’s), a suburban parish in Silver Spring, Maryland started a new tradition at the parish: on All Souls’ Day, a… Read More

Stephen White on The Pillar podcast

Stephen White appeared on The Pillar podcast on October 4, 2021. He spoke about our work at The Catholic Project, starting around the 5 minute mark!

On Being Hopeful – and Happy- Warriors

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the unpopularity of optimism. “A world running low on hope ought to be world in which the Gospel can find a foothold. The… Read More

Dragon Hoops: A Lesson in Sensitivity

Dragon Hoops is a graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang that masterfully weaves together a season of Catholic high school basketball with historical vignettes, student stories, and weighty topics such… Read More

Victim Assistance Coordinator Interview: Dr. Sharon Weiss, Diocese of Peoria

Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Have you always been Catholic? Do you have a family? Where did you go to school?  I am a convert to the… Read More

Going for Broke

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the wealth of Americans and how it may be a hindrance rather than a help. “Maybe, just maybe, having all the good things… Read More

Why Isn’t Laicization More Public?

Many years ago, I flew to Chicago and drove a few of hours to attend a friend’s ordination to the priesthood.  I considered Chris[1] the best person I had ever… Read More