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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I Have No Idea What The Pope Is Talking About, And Neither Do You

  In this photograph, I mean.   After all, not knowing what the person is actually saying is what makes a caption contest fun, right? Besides, if there's anything we've learn... More

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Pope Francis: Leave a Spare Place at your Christmas Table for the Poor

In his remarks at a recent audience, Pope Francis encouraged the faithful to become humble in the service of others, and in so doing to imitate the Christ child, who is God humbling himself to become ... More

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31 Things You Thought About During Sunday Mass But Won’t Admit

  1.  Got to church on time...all settled in the pew before the opening hymn starts...kids all fully clothed and sitting still...can I get a plenary indulgence or something?   ... More

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How to Send a Christmas Card to Pope Francis

Yes, you can send a Christmas card to the Pope! I know, it's not exactly earth-shattering news, but most people (e.g. me, five minutes ago) have never considered the possibility that they can s... More

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12 Must-Read Quotes From Bishop Paprocki’s Same-Sex Marriage Exorcism

  In a much-publicized event on Wednesday that coincided with Governor Pat Quinn signing gay marriage into law in Illinois, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield led the faithful in "Prayers o... More

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Okay, Who Kidnapped the Nuns On The Bus?

  Please, quick.  Somebody call the police. It appears that someone has kidnapped not only the nun-celebrity Sister Simone Campbell, but her entire bus, all the nuns on her bus, and mo... More

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“Wendy Davis Is Pro-Life” and Other Lies That Nobody Would Ever Believe

  Texas state senator and gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis, who became the darling of the abortion lobby after her filibuster of the Texas bill banning abortions after 20 weeks, has declared ... More

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Text in Your Votes – Who Will Succeed Dolan as Head of the American Bishops?

Disclaimer:  You will have no role in electing the President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.  You will make a new friend today, and will receive unexpected advice from an old one.  You ... More

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This Will Give Catholics The Willies

  Disclaimer:  This will also give non-Catholics the willies.  If it's not going to be relevant, thought-provoking, or even funny, at least it can be ecumenical.     &... More

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Bishop Paprocki: Saying the Rosary for Gay Marriage is Blasphemy

  Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, IL has already demonstrated his ability to stand tall against hostile advocates of gay marriage. Maybe it's a certain toughness bred from his experi... More


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