John White

May 13, 2013

Cardinal O’Malley to Boycott Boston College Commencement Over Pro-Choice Speaker

In a statement released Friday, Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston has announced that he will not be attending the commencement ceremonies at Boston College this year.
May 6, 2013

Who Will Play Pope Francis on the Big Screen?

Disclaimer:  Please forgive this foray into somewhat lighter matters.  For those hoping for the sort of heavy theological and sociopolitical analysis of the kind I usually
April 1, 2013

Cardinal George: “I’m religious but not spiritual”

  Being religious is not cool.  In fact, it’s downright uncool. We learned that from a really profound (but really not) video that went viral a
March 18, 2013

Catholics begin mad rush to have “conclave babies”

Disclaimer:  None of the names used below are real, but the people probably are. Get ready, because they’re coming. Begotten amid the excitement and fervor surrounding
March 14, 2013

How’s That Popey Changey Thing Workin’ out for ya?

President Barack Obama Pope Francis is a “champion of the poor and the most vulnerable among us.”  Pope Francis “carries forth the message of love and
March 11, 2013

MoveOn.org registers 300 people in Detroit to vote in papal conclave

Disclaimer:  None of the people mentioned below are real people, and none of the events described ever happened, blah blah blah.   As cardinals in Rome
March 10, 2013

What Does a Cardinal Read during the Conclave?

Once the cardinals enter the conclave and the doors of the Sistine Chapel are locked, the logistics involved in electing a new pope are quite involved
March 9, 2013

Top Ten Signs You Might Not Be a “Papabile”

  1.   You ask for an absentee ballot because you don’t want to miss Downton Abbey.   2.   Before leaving for Rome, you tell your diocesan
March 6, 2013

Arkansas Passes Most Restrictive Abortion Law in the Nation

Overriding a veto by the state’s Democratic governor, the Arkansas state legislature has passed a law that would ban most abortions after the twelfth week of