Catholic Herald: Behind the Headlines

Catholic Herald: Behind the Headlines

Behind the Headlines: the Catholic Herald's weekly podcast, is a running conversation with the people who make the news, and those who bring the news to you, with the people who shape opinion and with the people who do the Church’s work — including her work of thinking — in every area of endeavour. On this podcast, we’ll put together the stories of the week, and we’ll take them apart. We’ll discuss issues and affairs, and we’ll delve into the big questions with the people who are making culture from the inside, out. Fearless, faithful, and fun: That’s how we bill and tag the magazine, and that’s what we promise to be, each week, with you.... Show More

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May 20, 2020 57 min
This week on the programme, sociologist-theologian Stephen Bullivant talks about his new book - an unflinching look at the state of the Church also finds rays of hope and fertile ground for the seeds of renewal - Catholicism in the Time of Coronavirus. Then, Carl E. Olson talks about how to talk about the health emergency and how to conduct public discourse - even controversy - in light of the faith.
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This week on the programme, we speak with farmer-theologian Larry Chapp about his search for an authentic life in pursuit of the Evangelical Counsels in the way of Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin, and take a closer look - with the help of Anna Mitchell Egan of the Son Rise Morning Show in Cincinnati, Ohio - at an unsettling story out of her archdiocese that raises serious questions about the commitment of Church leaders at the highest...
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This week on the podcast, host Chris Altieri talks Church reform with journalistic giant John L Allen Jr of Crux and stalwart voice for good governance Prof Adam J DeVille of the University of St Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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April 29, 2020 64 min
Host Chris Altieri speaks with CNA's Andrea Gagliarducci about the brewing three-way contretemps involving the Italian bishops, the Italian government, and Pope Francis. Deacon Steven D. Greydanus talks about how the coronavirus emergency has affected our cinematic tastes and viewing habits. Prof Massimo Faggioli of Villanova University discusses a challenging 2-part essay in LaCroix International on "The Limits of a Pontif...
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Dr Jacob Phillips of St Mary's University, Twickenham, about how technology is helping during the crisis and why virtual classrooms can't permanently replace real university communities. Fr David Palmer of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham tells of a harrowing visit to a COVID-19 ward in Nottingham. Christopher Lamb of The Tablet tells us about his book and trades views of the Vatican with host Chris Altieri. Fr Nic...
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Host Chris Altieri is joined by Catholic Herald editor Dan Hitchens out of London, Robert P. George of Princeton, and Francis X. Rocca of the Wall Street Journal, to talk publishing, prudence, precedents and rights, and what's been doing in the news.
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