The National Catholic Review

Podcasts

2016

A conversation with Dr. Gerald Schlabach about his recent article in America"The Glamour of Evil," which asks whether we are missing out on “joyous authenticity” by letting celebrity, constant mobility and superficiality lure us away from real life.

Beth Knobbe, author of Party of One: Living Single with Faith, Purpose, and Passion, talks with Tim Reidy and Kevin Clarke about the vocation of single life in the church. 

Kerry Weber and Tim Reidy host Pádraig Ó Tuama, who is a poet, theologian and mediator who works with a community in Northern Ireland called Corrymeela. Corrymeela is Northern Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organization, with over 50 years of experience working alongside fractured communities and groups who are finding their relationships difficult, as well as addressing relational, societal, structural and power dynamics.

They run group sessions using dialogue, experiential play, art, storytelling, mealtimes and shared community to help groups embrace difference and learn how to have difficult conversations. They work alongside visiting university groups as well as groups from other parts of the world who wish to learn from our experience, and learn how to apply the Corrymeela lens to fractures in their own societies.

America's Matt Malone, S.J., and Sam Sawyer, S.J., talk with Dr. Bryan Vincent about what a pro-life ethos means for how we ought to engage in civil discourse. The conversation is based on an article that Dr. Vincent wrote for America in the Nov. 2, 2015 issue. 

Associate Editor of America and author of America's Unconventional Wisdom blog Robert David Sullivan sits down with Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber to discuss President Obama's final State of the Union address. 

Matt Malone, S.J.,  and Kerry Weber talk with Boston College's Megan McCabe about the problem of pornography and the U.S.C.C.B.'s statement "Create in Me in Clean Heart."

2016