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Thinking with the Church

  • Episode 22 Thomas Cardinal Collins on Giving and Keeping our Word

    19 FEB 2018 · In this episode, we speak with the Archbishop of Toronto, Cardinal Thomas Collins, who discusses his serious concerns over a controversial new government requirement on organizations seeking federal funding for summer hires. This new attestation is proving problematic for many faith-based organizations. It also doesn’t sit well with many Canadian citizens, including many people who, though they broadly agree with the government’s social policy agenda, don’t think organizations ought to be subjected to what amounts to an ideological litmus test.
    Played 17m 47s
  • Episode 21 Robert P George on the idea of a university

    5 FEB 2018 · In this edition of Thinking with the Church, a conversation with Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, also at Princeton. In thinking through the nature and scope of Catholic education, we thought it would be good to hear from a committed Catholic academic, whose faith informs his intellectual life and professional endeavor, which he lives and carries out in an institutional environment that - while not at odds with Catholic faith or commitment - is nevertheless not dedicated to the specifically Catholic embodiment of the idea of the university.
    Played 31m 18s
  • Episode 20 A Conversation with Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke

    22 JAN 2018 · In this edition of Thinking with the Church, a conversation with Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke.
    Played 30m 50s
  • Episode 19 Reclaiming the Piazza II

    15 JAN 2018 · In this edition, a conversation with Dr. Leonardo Franchi, a lecturer at the University of Glasgow and editor – along with Ronnie Convery and Raymond McCloskey – of the volumes Reclaiming the Piazza: Catholic Education as a Cultural Project and Reclaiming the Piazza II: Catholic Education and the New Evangelization.
    Played 36m 2s
  • Episode 18 a conversation with Fr Paul Samasumo

    8 JAN 2018 · Fr. Paul Samasumo of Zambia is vice president of the World Catholic Association for Communication, SIGNIS, the first African to hold one of the top three positions in the organization, to which he was elected in the summer of 2017 by the delegates to the SIGNIS world congress in Quebec. He met with TwtC's Chris Altieri recently, for a broad-ranging conversation on the state of the Church in Africa.
    Played 41m 48s
  • Episode 17 The Erotics of Education with David Franks

    5 JAN 2018 · David is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Massachusetts Citizens for Life, and Director of Development for that same. A trained theologian and poet, David is deeply Catholic and profoundly patriotic: people don’t talk like he does anymore. Getting to know him better in this edition was at once edifying and delightful.
    Played 53m 43s
  • Episode 16 Season 2 Premiere

    1 JAN 2018 · A look in three parts at the upcoming season of Thinking with the Church, which will be exploring Catholic education. We speak with Leonardo Franchi, David Franks, John Dickson, David Anthony Dehner, and others, about what it is to form the whole person.
    Played 52m 56s
  • Episode 15 Will Pope Francis Pull It Off?

    28 MAY 2017 · Will Pope Francis Pull it Off? is the title of Prof. Rocco D'Ambrosio's new book about the reform program of Pope Francis. In this edition, we go inside the slim, powerful volume with the author, who is a priest of the Diocese of Bari and Professor of Political Philosophy in the School of Social Sciences at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
    Played 1h 2m 11s
  • Episode 14 Irreconcilable Differences

    24 MAY 2017 · This week's episode is a reflection on how irreconcilable differences need not lead to irreducible conflict.
    Played 15m 43s
  • Episode 13 The Measure of Man in a Connected World - a conversation with Prof. Philip Larrey

    23 APR 2017 · In this edition of Thinking with the Church: a conversation with Philip Larrey, priest, professor and author of Connected World: from Automated Work to Virtual Wars - the future, by those who are shaping it (320 pages, Penguin, 2017).
    Played 41m 7s

Thinking with the Church is the flagship program of Vocaris Media productions: an hour-long weekly audio show featuring interviews and round-table discussions with officials of the Roman Curia, professors from...

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Thinking with the Church is the flagship program of Vocaris Media productions: an hour-long weekly audio show featuring interviews and round-table discussions with officials of the Roman Curia, professors from Rome’s Pontifical universities, and Catholic thought leaders from every area of intellectual and cultural life – giving listeners a chance to hear and understand how the Church thinks at the highest levels of governance.
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