Initiative in the News

The Initiative, Director John Carr, and Associate Director Kim Daniels are important voices in media on the intersection between faith and politics and on Catholic social thought and key policy issues. The Initiative’s events and programs are regularly covered and featured by local and national media.

February 9, 2019
Church Life Today: Interview with John Carr
Redeemer Radio

February 9, 2019
Vatican tries to rein in expectations for sexual abuse summit
Washington Post

February 8, 2019
For Catholics in the church's 'middle,' patience has run out
National Catholic Reporter

February 5, 2019
Summit, lawyers discuss what’s needed to solve Church’s abuse crisis
Crux

February 5, 2019
U.S. border policy must focus on defending life, Georgetown panel says
Catholic Philly

February 5, 2019
Moving ‘Beyond the Wall’: Immigration panel talks moral, practical solutions
National Catholic Reporter

February 5, 2019
Addressing the Church’s abuse crisis: Panelists, others offer advice
The Catholic Spirit

January 31, 2019
Foley lecturer calls for candor, unity among needed church reforms
Catholic Philly

January 30, 2019
Vatican adviser says ‘real reform,’ not spin, key to recovery from abuse crisis
Crux

January 19, 2019
Dolan blames ‘flawed understanding of the human person’ for Roe v. Wade
Crux

January 18, 2019
Abortion Contradicts Feminism, Panelists Say at ‘Stand for Life’
The Hoya

January 17, 2019
Panelists talk about fighting abortion, ‘resisting a throwaway culture’
Crux

January 15, 2019
Morning Glory segment (27:14 - 41:15)
EWTN

January 9, 2019
Rallies and Masses scheduled to precede annual March for Life
Catholic Standard

How can we respond to rampant polarization? Look to Catholic social teaching.
America Magazine
December 31, 2018

How survivors of Catholic Church abuse are speaking out
PBS NewsHour
December 27, 2018

The Four Waves of the U.S. Catholic Abuse Crisis
Church Life Journal
December 17, 2018

Discussion focuses on healing a broken Church and nation: Georgetown panel shares practical steps to addressing, reversing polarization
OSV Newsweekly
December 12, 2018

Catholic social teaching held up in efforts to overcome polarization
Boston Pilot
December 12, 2018

Data show Catholics increasingly split in political leanings
National Catholic Reporter
November 21, 2018

Speakers discuss impact of voters’ religious affiliation on midterms
Catholic News Service
November 21, 2018

Panel says however you slice it, faith matters in US politics
Crux
November 21, 2018

Mini ‘Blue Wave’ Sweeps Away Historic House Bipartisan Pro-Life Majority
National Catholic Register
November 14, 2018

University panels ask how church should emerge from abuse crisis
National Catholic Reporter
November 8, 2018

Sr. Carol Keehan, retiring next year, is irreplaceable
National Catholic Reporter
November 5, 2018

Former bishops’ lobbyist and abuse survivor is on a mission to civilize
Crux
November 4, 2018

Lay Catholics urged to channel anger at church abuse crisis to reform
Catholic News Service
October 31, 2018

Church abuse survivor on friend Wuerl’s resignation: ‘sad’ but ‘necessary’
PBS NewsHour
October 12, 2018

Pope Francis pledges ‘thorough’ study of Vatican archives on McCarrick
Washington Post
October 6, 2018

Panel confronts church abuse crisis, urges laity to lead way forward
Catholic News Service
September 26, 2018

Georgetown panel deals with 'moral catastrophe' of church's own making
National Catholic Reporter
September 26, 2018

Former bishops’ aide calls on Pope Francis to break silence on abuse
Crux
September 26, 2018

Eight lessons to help us move forward from the sex abuse crisis.
America
September 25, 2018

Sex abuse panel: Young Catholics are angry—but they aren’t going anywhere
America
September 19, 2018

Young Catholics debate where they -- and the church -- go from here
National Catholic Reporter
September 19, 2018

Prominent Catholics see larger role for laity in church's abuse response
Catholic News Service
August 23, 2018

What does Pope's death penalty shift mean for Catholic politicians?
CNN
August 3, 2018

Pope Francis Changes The Church's Stance On The Death Penalty
A Plus
August 2, 2018

Pope Francis changes Catholic Church teaching to say death penalty is ‘inadmissible’
Washington Post
August 2, 2018

In the fight for immigrants, Mahony works out of the spotlight and his successor steps up
LA Times
July 22, 2018