reform

Back to the Future?

Stephen White of Catholic University writes on a recent conference of leaders addressing perceived “opposition” to Pope Francis: “Second, and more to the point: whatever Cardinal Maradiaga or Professor Faggioli… Read More

Stopping the Line: Lessons from Toyota for Implementing Vos Estis

GM, Toyota, and NUMMI In the early 1980’s, cars coming out of a GM plant in Fremont, California were falling apart. They often needed to be fixed before they were… Read More

Transparency is Pastoral

Stephen White of Catholic University writes about the case of the Argentinian bishop, Gustavo Zanchetta, who was recently sentenced to prison for the sexual abuse of young men. “The Zanchetta… Read More

Crisis Podcast Episode 7: The Role of the Laity

The vast majority of Catholics are lay people; living out their mission as Christians in the world. How did the laity respond to the abuse crisis? How can the laity… Read More

Who Will Restore the Church?

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on holiness as the only authentic answer to Catholic Church reform. “The Lord is purifying his Church. Good, we say. It’s about time, we… Read More

The Virtues of Reform

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the cardinal virtues; virtues that every reformer needs. In the Catholic Church, reform happens through the saints. “While holiness and virtue are not… Read More

What the Army can teach the Catholic Church about responding to sexual abuse (America)

By James M. Dubik- Drawing from his thirty-seven-year career in the U.S. Army, Dubik explains why leadership saying, “Just trust us” will not work as a response to this crisis.… Read More

Piecemeal but Concrete Beginnings of Reform

Stephen White of Catholic University writes about the Holy Father’s acceptance of the resignation of auxiliary Bishop Salazar after alleged “misconduct with a minor.” “The Salazar case is a textbook… Read More

Advent and Reform

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the crisis of 2018 in light of the Advent season. “Christian realism isn’t naivete; it’s the farthest thing from it. And (in another… Read More