Stephen White

Co-Founder

Portrait of Stephen White Stephen P. White is the executive director of The Catholic Project at The Catholic University of America, a program begun in response to the renewed crisis of clerical sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. The Catholic Project develops academic courses, sponsors research, and runs programming to educate the public and media about challenges associated with the abuse crisis. The Atlantic named The Catholic Project’s inaugural podcast, “Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church,” one of the 50 Best Podcasts of 2020. Mr. White also serves as a fellow in Catholic Studies at the Ethics and Public Policy Center where his work focuses on Catholic social teaching and the intersection of Catholicism and public life. He is an organizer of the Tertio Millennio Seminar on the Free Society, an annual seminar on Catholic social teaching, which takes place annually in Cracow, Poland. He writes a regular column for The Catholic Thing. He studied politics at the University of Dallas and philosophy at The Catholic University of America. His writing has appeared in many Catholic and secular publications. His first book, Red, White, Blue, and Catholic (Liguori Publications, 2016) is a primer on Catholic citizenship in the United States.