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What’s Done in Darkness Will Come to Light

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the controversy surrounding the revelations that Msgr. Burrill, former General Secretary of the USCCB, was using a “hook-up” app while handling the sexual… Read More

Synodality is what you make of it

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the concept of synodality as the Church prepares for the “synod on the synod.” “Concerns about the pitfalls or potential abuses of synodality… Read More

In Polish abuse report, numbers don’t tell the whole story

Stephen White of Catholic University analyzes the Polish abuse report. “There is reason to believe the report’s numbers are artificially low, and the report doesn’t discuss bishops sanctioned or under… Read More

Our Indefensible, Unsustainable Status Quo

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the recent conversation among the bishops regarding the Eucharist: “Now, questions about ‘Eucharistic consistency’ and Communion for politicians who oppose Church teaching are… Read More

Language Barriers

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the unintended consequences of Mass in the vernacular. “Mass in the vernacular can create a deep separation, based on language, between Catholic communities… Read More

Victim Assistance Coordinator Interview: Sylvia Palda, Orange

This month’s interview is with Sylvia Palda of the Diocese of Orange in California. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Have you always been Catholic? Do you have… Read More

Division among the Bishops, or a Blessing in Disguise?

Stephen White reflects on the current debate over whether the USCCB ought to craft a document about Eucharistic coherence: “The American Church has suffered through decades of lax sacramental discipline,… Read More

Crisis Podcast Wins Award

The Catholic Project’s podcast, Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church, has received second place in the Catholic Media Association’s Gabriel Awards for 2021. This is a good opportunity to… Read More

Victim Assistance Coordinator Interview: Elizabeth Heidt Kozisek, Grand Island

About Elizabeth Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Do you have a family? Where did you go to school? I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. I received my… Read More

Signs and Wonders

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the 40th anniversary of the assassination attempt of Pope St. John Paul II: “We will probably never know the full story of how… Read More

‘Centesimus Annus’ turns 30

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the anniversary of Pope St. John Paul II’s encyclical Centesimus Annus. “Anyone interested in today’s most hotly contested debates – about the viability… Read More

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