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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Knights of Columbus Forced out of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

  The Massachusetts Knights of Columbus decided not to participate in Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday because they felt that their motives for participating were being misrepresent... More

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40 Ways to Win Lent

  This is not a list of things to give up.  That list is here. This is a list of things to do during Lent.  Maybe you can pick a few and commit to them. And if you lose steam, don't g... More


Pope Francis: Having A lot of Children is not “irresponsible”

. Okay, so a few weeks ago Pope Francis used some less than delicate language to state what the Church has always taught: Catholics are not obligated to have as many children as physically possi... More


Abp. Cordileone responds to Nancy Pelosi on Abortion: “No Catholic Can Dissent in Good Conscience”

  At a recent press conference, when being asked about the proposed legislation that would outlaw most abortions after 20 weeks (aka the "Pain-Capable Unborn Children Protection Act"), Nancy P... More

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Catholic Church Fails to Behead A Single Person in 2014

  For the most intolerant and extreme religion in the world, this is a rather embarrassing statistic. It appears that the Catholic Church, widely recognized as the most uncompromising a... More


24 Reasons You Should Stop Hating Fruitcake

  Why do you hate fruitcake?  Why?  You need to really be honest with yourself.  If you are honest with yourself, you will realize that you should not hate fruitcake. You should love it.... More

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9 Christmas Carols That Cry To Heaven for Vengeance

  This list is completely objective and has nothing to do with my own personal taste. a 1.  "Santa Can You Hear Me?"  Yup, looks like he can.   2.  "A Charlie Brown Ch... More

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Must-See: Breathtaking Online Exhibit of the Virgin Mary in Art

The National Museum of Women in the Arts is currently hosting an exhibit of artwork depicting the Virgin Mary from several famous Renaissance and Baroque artists. The exhibit is called Picturing Ma... More

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How Many Confessions Can 30 Priests Hear in 12 Hours?

The answer to that question just happened in Mexico City on November 29. At the invitation of Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, and in preparation for Advent, over 5,000 people went to confession i... More


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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