Stephen P. White is a fellow in the Catholic Studies program at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. His work focuses on the application of Catholic social teaching to a broad spectrum of contemporary political and cultural issues. Since 2005, Mr. White has been coordinator of the Tertio Millennio Seminar on the Free Society: a three week seminar on Catholic social teaching, with an emphasis on the thought of Blessed John Paul II, which takes place every summer in Kraków, Poland. He studied politics at the University of Dallas and philosophy at the Catholic University of America. He is a graduate of the St. Patrick’s Evangelisation School in London, England.
Today, on the eve of the Synod on the Family, a Polish priest who works--or rather, worked--in the Vatican decided to announce that he's gay and has a partner. In an interview with "Corriere... More
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Arguments about whether or not Pope Francis “gets the science right” in his new encyclical Laudato Si, tend to miss the point rather badly. This is because the Pope’s forceful, and in many ways ... More
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