In Gratitude to John Garvey

Stephen White shares a reflection on John Garvey as he retires as President of Catholic University: “The Garveys are leaving Catholic University after twelve years. No one haughty has ever… Read More

What Can We Call It?

“What is an experience that you have had at Catholic University that exemplifies for you what it means to be Catholic?”  This was the penultimate question of Catholic U’s synod… Read More

Pope’s new sex abuse rules are a revolution for the Church (America Magazine)

Kurt Martens, ordinary professor of canon law at The Catholic University of America School of Canon Law and the editor of The Jurist, explains the significance of Pope Francis’ new… 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

Catholic University Abuse conference seeks honest exchange between bishops and victims

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

Healing the Breach: What Can Laity Do? Acting Ecclesially

The fourth session of the Healing the Breach of Trust conference series addresses the question: What can the laity do to help the Church through this crisis? George Weigel (EPPC)… Read More

Introducing: The Catholic Project

Stephen White of Catholic University introduces The Catholic Project initiative. “The first task The Catholic Project has been to seek clearer understanding of how we got here and why. There… 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

What Catholic universities are doing to address the sex abuse crisis (CNA)

By Mary Rezak- Catholic News Agency profiled the efforts of several Catholic universities to participate in renewal efforts in the wake of the sexual abuse crisis of 2018. The Catholic… Read More