Writings by Jayd Henricks

Fiducia Supplicans and the Authority of Bishops (Public Discourse, 1/3/24)

The Vatican Does Not Understand the Church in the United States (First Things, 11/6/23)

Have American Catholics Rejected Vatican II? (What We Need Now, 9/27/23)

Why Does the Pope Dislike Me? (First Things, 8/31/23) // Or listen to the podcast about the article (11/8/23)

Inside the USCCB (What We Need Now, 8/22/23)

Is the Tide Beginning to Turn? (The Catholic Thing, 6/29/23)

The Gift of Joseph Ratzinger (What We Need Now, 6/20/23)

Is the Church in Decline Because It Won’t Get with the Times? (What We Need Now, 5/16/23)

The Great Departure (What We Need Now, 4/4/23)

Working for Church Renewal (First Things, 3/8/23)

An American Perspective on the Situation in Germany (Catholic World Report, 2/9/23)

Letter to the Editor: Correcting a common misconception about the U.S.C.C.B (America, 11/26/22)

Padre Pio Saved My Life (First Things, 9/6/22)

Pope Francis Does Not Understand the American Church (First Things, 6/16/22)

How the Pro-Life Democrat Went Extinct (Wall Street Journal, 6/2/22)

Biden’s Challenge for Bishops (First Things, 12/23/20)

Why I can’t vote for Joe Biden: a response to John Carr (America, 9/18/20)

To the Bishops, Before Their General Assembly (First Things, 11/9/18)

International Articles

¿Empieza a cambiar la tendencia? (Infovaticana, 7/1/23)

Theologische Bevormundung (Die Tagespost, 2/11/23)

El Papa Francisco no entiende a la Iglesia estadounidense (Infovaticana, 6/20/22)

Jayd Henricks is the president of Catholic Laity and Clergy for Renewal (CLCR). He also serves as the publisher of What We Need Now. Prior to founding CLCR, Jayd worked for eleven years at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), six years as the executive director of government relations.

Jayd has a MA in catechetics from the Notre Dame Graduate School and a STL in systematic theology from the Dominican House of Studies. His BA is in political science from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He studied five years as a seminarian, including a year in Rome and a year in silence as a novice. He lives in Denver with his wife and three children.