John Paul II committed sins too. Just like all the other saints.

Over at America Magazine, Executive Director Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the Pelagianism of those who call into question the sanctity of John Paul II because he made… Read More

Mistakes Were Made

Stephen White of Catholic University offers initial analysis of the (Cardinal) McCarrick Report, released on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. “For those who don’t think clericalism has played a major role… Read More

Bishops’ Statements on the (Cardinal) McCarrick Report

As of this writing, 44 US Bishops have responded to the Vatican’s release of the “McCarrick Report,” about the institutional knowledge of former Cardinal McCarrick’s abuse. The following is a… Read More

The Truth Will Set You Free – the Cardinal McCarrick Report

Statement from Stephen White of The Catholic Project at Catholic University on the release of the McCarrick Report The wounds inflicted by Theodore McCarrick upon his victims and upon the… Read More

Crisis Podcast Episode 1: 2018 Show Notes

2018 A whirlwind summer: What happened? Revelations about Cardinal McCarrick, the Pennsylvania grand jury report, accusations from a Vatican diplomat, and the perceived tensions between the Holy See and the… Read More

Crisis Podcast Episode 4: Survivors’ Voices

When the crisis of 2018 hit, many men and women were already dealing with trauma from their own experiences of abuse. James Grein and Teresa Pitt Green share their stories,… Read More

Crisis Podcast Episode 11: The McCarrick Report

In this episode, Karna Lozoya speaks with Stephen White, Executive Director of The Catholic Project at Catholic University, one of the creators of this podcast, and Ed Condon, editor at… 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

The Gift of JPII

Stephen White of Catholic University 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… Read More

Credit, Where Its Due

Stephen considers the tension between action and patience in view of the wait for the (Cardinal) McCarrick report and the coronavirus. “Waiting patiently (or impatiently, as the case may be)… Read More

Pell Case Quashed – (Cardinal) McCarrick Report Still Pending

Stephen White of Catholic University writes on Cardinal Pell’s release from prison in Australia and the continued expectation of the (Cardinal) McCarrick report from Rome. “For too long the Church… Read More

Don’t Sanitize (Cardinal) McCarrick’s Legacy

Stephen White of Catholic University considers the removal of former Cardinal McCarrick’s coat of arms from the wall at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. “There are many reasons one… Read More