Stephen P. White

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Stephen P. White is a fellow in the Catholic Studies Program at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Mr. White’s work focuses on the application of Catholic social teaching to a broad spectrum of contemporary political and cultural issues. He is the author of Red, White, Blue, and Catholic (Liguori Publications, 2016).

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Stephen P. White is a fellow in the Catholic Studies Program at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Mr. White’s work focuses on the application of Catholic social teaching to a broad spectrum of contemporary political and cultural issues. He is the author of Red, White, Blue, and Catholic (Liguori Publications, 2016).

Mr. White’s writing has been published in a wide variety of outlets and websites, including: The Weekly Standard, National Review Online, First Things, America Magazine, The Catholic Thing, Huffington Post, The Daily Caller, Magnificat, Vox, and The Catholic Herald (UK).

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 St. John Paul II which takes place every summer in Krakow, Poland.

Mr. White 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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E.J. Dionne and the Straw Man Massacre

Stephen P. White

In today's column, E.J. Dionne insists that “Catholic social teaching is, by any measure, ‘progressive.'” While I have no doubts…

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National Review Online / October 27, 2011

Is that "Seamless"? Or "Unseemly"?

Stephen P. White

In a recent interview, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia-typically reviled by progressives and “social justice Catholics” for being an “archconservative”-said…

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Catholic Vote / October 18, 2011

A Long View of Vatican II

Stephen P. White

Catholics of my generation – the generation that came of age during the pontificate of Pope John Paul II –…

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The Catholic Thing / October 12, 2011

Notre Dame Has Yet to Learn Its Lesson

Stephen P. White

Last week, Notre Dame’s president, Fr. John Jenkins, CSC, sent a letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius imploring her to…

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First Things / October 8, 2011

Trickle Down and Bottom Up

Stephen P. White

The Catholic Church has been a great supporter of labor and trade unions almost since they first emerged in the…

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The Catholic Thing / September 5, 2011

Which is it? Principles or Prudence?

Stephen P. White

Moral decision making involves the application of certain principles to the choices we face. Sometimes those moral principles mark a…

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CatholicVote.org / August 3, 2011

Catholic Conservatives and the Common Good

Stephen P. White

Catholics self-styled as “progressive” have enjoyed a virtual monopoly on the more communal terms in Catholic social teaching: common good,…

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The Catholic Thing / May 26, 2011

Another Ordinary Summer

Stephen P. White

Founded in 1992 — and run since 2000 by the Ethics and Public Policy Center — the Tertio Millennio Seminar…

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First Things / March 21, 2011