Stephen White

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Stephen White

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.

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Sandra Fluke Wants to Write Your Laws

Many in the Democratic Party--including those who occupy the big, white house at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue--believe that a person's right to have someone else pay for birth control is so fundamental t... More

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Cardinal O’Malley: So Who is Obsessed?

In the run-up to today's March for Life, Boston's archbishop, Cardinal Seán O'Malley, gave an interview to the Boston Herald (h/t Rocco Palm) which was published yesterday. One of the questions... More

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Pope Francis, Breastfeeding, and Breaking with Catholic Tradition

We now know the answer to a question no one in the entire world was asking: What does the bishop of Rome think about breastfeeding in public? [caption id="" align="alignright" width="234"] Our La... More

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A Shockin’ Holy Saint?

In his classic book of Christian apologetics, Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis warns against the position--common today among spiritual-but-not-religious types--that Jesus was a fine ethicist ("Love you... More

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When Jorge Mario Bergoglio was Born…

Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born in Buenos Aires on December 17, 1936. (BTW: Happy birthday, Holy Father!) He was born on Thursday of the third week of Advent which, in the southern hemisphere, is a... More

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The Bishops and Obamacare

This past weekend, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York—who recently finished his term as President of the USCCB—went on NBC’s “Meet the Press” where he discussed, among other things, the Cath... More

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Seven Score and Ten Years Ago…

Abraham Lincoln understood this important truth: America's greatness was neither an accident nor an entitlement. Whatever greatness was in this nation was, by the grace of God, an achievement of our f... More

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You CAN’T Keep It: A Feature, Not a Bug

In recent weeks, millions of Americans have been notified that they will not be able to keep their current health insurance plans. This despite the promise of President Obama that, as he said over... More

A government-insurance industry alliance as envisioned by Obama Care won't lower health care costs.

Obamacare vs. Beer Money

In the Rose Garden the other day, President Obama insisted that, while the federal Obamacare exchanges weren’t working very well, the product they were selling was a good product. Once the IT “gli... More

Pope Francis speaks to reporters aboard his plane while returning to Rome from World Youth Day. (AP Photo/Luca Zennaro, Pool)

Hear Pope Francis Speaking English

Via Rocco de Palma: For all the waves the 266th Bishop of Rome has made across the Anglophone world these last seven months, perhaps the most remarkable thing is that all of it's happened without Pap... More


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