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Victim Assistance Coordinator 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 of Catholic University 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… Read More

Introducing the podcast 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 (Cardinal) 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 of Catholic University 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… 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 of Catholic University 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… Read More

Are These Not My People?

Stephen White of Catholic University 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… Read More

Catholic Schools and the Common Good

Stephen White of Catholic University 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… 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

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