John White

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John White

John White has a B.A. from the University of Dallas and a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame. He lives in the Chicago area with his wife and four children.

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5 Minute Review: The U.S. Bishops On Voting

  Election Day is next Tuesday, November 4. In many races around the country, faithful Catholics are asking themselves the same question: Can I vote for a candidate who is not fully pro-... More

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Watch the Media Ignore What Pope Francis Just Said About Marriage

Some Catholic blogs and news outlets are reporting this, but we'll see about the mainstream media and the "progressive" Catholics. They certainly seemed to think the Synod on the Family was front p... More

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What is the oldest Catholic church in the United States?

It's older than the oldest Puritan meetinghouse in Massachusetts.  It's older than the oldest Episcopalian chapel in Jamestown, Virginia.  In fact, it's the oldest American church of any denominatio... More

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Or Just Don’t Get Divorced

One of the dynamics that emerged during the recent Extraordinary Synod on the Family was the apparent competition between two views of the marriage crisis and what was needed to address it. On the ... More

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What Do You Find In A Swiss Guard’s Cookbook?

This may be the most useful publication to come out of the Vatican in the last two weeks. David Geisser, a member of the Vatican's famous Swiss Guards, has released a cookbook called "Bon Appetit, ... More

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Prayers For Hunting

Autumn is in full swing, and that means a lot of good things are happening:  football and tailgating...raking leaves and wearing sweaters...hot cider and cinnamon donuts. Mmm, donuts. And for m... More

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Synod on the Family Debates Correct Pronunciation of “Synod”

In a somewhat strange development, discussions at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family have stalled due to the sudden emergence of a fierce debate among the bishops over the proper way to pronoun... More

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The Cutest Thing You Will See All Day

  No, all week. At a school in the Diocese of Lincoln, the students recently celebrated the feast of St. Therese of Lisieux by dressing up as the Little Flower. Bishop Conley, pastor ext... More

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Catholics in Chicago Are Celebrating

  Catholics in the Windy City are smiling.  In fact, all Chicagoans are happy right now. Things are looking up, and there's reason for hope. Wait, what?  New archbishop?  What are you... More

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Inside the Vatican Secret Archives

Via Crux, very cool photos of some of the incredible treasures from the Vatican archives. The selection of photos includes Galileo's signature from his trial, letters to Pope Pius IX from Abraham L... More


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