Vos Estis Lux Mundi

2019 Progress Report to the Body of Bishops

National Review Board for the Protection of Children and Young... read more

Finish the Job

By Stephen P. White, June 6, 2019 Last November’s general assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) was notable for the genuine sense of urgency among the bishops gathered in Baltimore. They understood that their credibility was at stake, and that their exasperated... read more

More Answers Are Urgently Needed in the Ongoing McCarrick Scandal

EDITORIAL: With many of the leading questions still unaddressed, it’s more urgent than ever that U.S. Catholics get the answers they need and deserve. The Editors, National Catholic Register, May 31, 2019 It has now been a year since the devastating scandal surrounding the sexual... read more

A Solid Foundation for Reform

By Stephen P. White Thursday, May 23, 2019 The motu proprio [1] released earlier this month by Pope Francis – Vos estis lux mundi– is not everything the Church in the United States could have hoped for, but it is a good deal more than many expected. And it’s a great lunge forward for... read more