All posts by Kevin Edward White

Father Rutler’s Scandal

By Rod Dreher, American Conservative, December 2, 2020 You might have heard about the case of Father George Rutler, the conservative celebrity Catholic priest who has stepped away from his pulpit at his Manhattan parish pending the conclusion of a police investigation. Catholic News Agency... read more

Pell surprised by ‘Technicolor criminality’ of Vatican financial scandals 34

Cardinal George Pell has spoken of his surprise at the apparent extent of “criminality” involved in recent Vatican financial scandals. CNA Staff, Catholic News Agency, November 30, 2020 Speaking in an interview with Associated Press Monday, the cardinal, who led the Vatican’s... read more

The Left’s Gender Theories Are Anti-Scientific Nonsense, but They’re Gaining Ground

By Ben Shapiro, Daily Signal, December 2, 2020 On Nov. 22, 2020, New York Times columnist Charles Blow unleashed one of the most bizarre tweets in recent memory. “Stop doing gender reveals,” he stated. “They’re not cute; they’re violent. All we know before a child is born is their... read more
Victoria Bench, QB

UK High Court Rules Children Under 16 ‘Unlikely to Be Able to Give Informed Consent’ to Puberty Blockers

“It is highly unlikely that a child aged 13 or under would be competent to give consent to the administration of puberty blockers,” three senior U.K. judges say. Mary Margaret Olohan, Daily Signal, December 02, 2020 A United Kingdom high court ruled Tuesday that children under the age of... read more

Joe Biden’s Catholic faith has shaped his life and approach to politics. How will it shape his presidency?

By Jazmine Ulloa, Boston Globe Staff, November 28, 2020 WASHINGTON — On the morning of one of the most consequential days in his life, and maybe the nation’s history, too, Joe Biden attended Mass at the unassuming Roman Catholic church near his Delaware home. The trip wasn’t a... read more

The Continuing Scandal of the McCarrick Doctrine

By Fr. Jerry Pokorsky, Catholic Culture, November 30, 2020 Students of Catholic moral teaching discover what the most simple of faithful Catholics intuitively know. There is an impressive, coherent, logical unity to God’s law as we know it through Church teaching. Failures of vigilance and... read more

China mulls new rules on foreigners to ‘prohibit religious extremism’

By James Griffiths, CNN, November 25, 2020 Hong Kong (CNN)Foreign religious groups and worshipers could be the latest targets of a growing crackdown on organized religion in China under President Xi Jinping. Draft rules published this week by the Ministry of Justice call for new restrictions... read more
Church-goers wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus lineup outside the Notre-Dame-des-Champs church in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020.

Court orders France to rethink 30-person limit on worship

French churches, mosques and synagogues can open their doors again to worshippers - but only a few of them, as France cautiously starts reopening after a second virus lockdown. Some churches may defy the 30-person limit they feel as too unreasonable, and other sites may stay closed until they can... read more

New Pro-Life Congressman Burgess Owens Starts “Freedom Force” to Take on AOC”s Squad

Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, November 30, 2020 | 11:08AM WASHINGTON, DC A newly-elected pro-life Congressman is starting a new group of pro-life conservative member of Congress to take on the radically pro-abortion Squad headed up by socialist Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria... read more
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Washington

Washington’s soon-to-be cardinal says he won’t deny Joe Biden Communion

By: Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service, November 24, 2020 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As Washington’s new cardinal and with a Catholic soon to be living in the White House, Cardinal-designate Wilton D. Gregory said he hopes to collaborate where possible while respectfully pointing out where... read more

Welcome to Advent! The Prior’s Advent Message

By Prior Michael Brunner O.S.B., Portsmouth Abbey, November 28, 2020 Welcome to Advent… a nice Latin word meaning something like “the arrival.” It also has the connotation of looking forward. So now is the Church’s season of Advent, which looks forward to Christmas. And in that... read more

George Pell, vice and the Vatican

The Church’s new cardinals – who’s who?

The number of priests in Asia and Africa has increased in five years

An imagining of the landing of the Pilgrims on Plymouth Rock in 1620.

The Mayflower Compact and the Roots of Economic Freedom and Private Property

Therapeutic Jurisprudence

Archbishop Viganò: Between The Lines Of the McCarrick Report