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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7 Ways to Prepare for the Pope’s Encyclical on the Environment

a 1.  Read this, by George Weigel. 2.  Chillax. 3.  Go mow the lawn, because it's getting out of control. 4.  Make a gin and tonic. 5.  Drink it as you survey your fresh, grass-sce... More


Hundreds Gather to Support Archbishop Cordileone in San Francisco

If you're wondering why you haven't heard many media reports lately about the ongoing campaign being waged by a few disgruntled Catholics against Archbishop Cordileone, it's probably because that camp... More


The Yanks Are Coming: Over 800 American Priests Sign Statement on Marriage

When several hundred priests in England and Wales, in response to Pope Francis' invitation to be forthright and honest, signed a statement urging the Synod on the Family to uphold the Church's tea... More


Charlotte Bishop To LGBT-Advocate Nun Gramick: You’re Not Speaking in My Diocese

Charlotte Bishop Peter Jugis has cancelled a speaking event by Sister Jennine Gramick that was scheduled to take place at one of the parishes in his diocese. Sister Gramick is the founder of New Wa... More


The Ugliest Vestments Ever

Here's a little something you may have seen before. Over at Real Clear Religion, Nicholas G. Hahn III has a slideshow of the ugliest vestments ever worn. Below are just a few of these hilariousl... More

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Fr. Barron: Cardinal George Reminded Us “Who We Are and What Our Mission Is”

  Fr. Robert Barron pays a fitting tribute to Cardinal George in this beautiful essay, which is well worth reading for anyone who wants to understand why the great Chicago prelate's legacy wil... More


Statue of Junipero Serra Could Be Removed from U.S. Capitol Building

A statue of Junipero Serra, the Franciscan missionary who founded many of California's early missions, is in danger of being removed from its place in the U.S. capital building. The National Statua... More

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Gay Pizza Update: Illinois Sues Indiana For “Inappropriate Touching”

  Responding to a nationwide call to punish the state of Indiana for its recent attempt to protect religious freedom, the neighboring state of Illinois has sued Indiana in federal court for ... More

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500 Priests in England and Wales Just Signed A Letter That Everyone Should Read

This letter may well be considered a historical document someday. Nearly 500 priests from England and Wales have signed a letter, published in the UK Catholic Herald this week, in which they st... More

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Saint’s Dried Blood Liquifies in Pope Francis’ hands

According to people who know about these things, the dried blood of St. Januarius miraculously liquified after the reliquary holding the blood was handed to Pope Francis at an event on Saturday in Nap... More



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