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This podcast will give you special access to our editors and reporters - and Catholic news that matters each week.

This podcast will give you special access to our editors and reporters - and Catholic news that matters each week.
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This podcast will give you special access to our editors and reporters - and Catholic news that matters each week.

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Episodes

BONUS: Two hunchbacks discuss Notre Dame

4/18/2019
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JD Flynn and Ed Condon talk about the fire at Notre Dame and the attempted fire at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York.

Duration:00:40:00

Ep. 21: When Ryan met Jesus

4/18/2019
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We bring you the conversion of Ryan Prasad, who dealt drugs, went to prison, and now finds himself living for Christ.

Duration:00:28:27

BONUS: PtEI - Did JD get his groove back?

4/12/2019
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JD Flynn and Ed Condon talk about Archbishop Wilton Gregory's appointment, Benedict XVI's letter, Pete Buttigeig and the rise of nones, the pope's definition of 'vulnerable adults', and whether or not Ed should have eaten a hot dog on a Lenten Friday. Show notes: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/analysis-gregorys-road-to-washington-13815 https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/benedict-xvi-addresses-sex-abuse-scandal-10941...

Duration:00:36:52

Ep. 20: Rumor Has It

4/11/2019
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We talk with Fr. Thomas Petri O.P. and a Catholic psychologist about why we gossip. Then, we tell the story of a time when gossip had a fatal consequence. Show notes: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-francis-warns-against-gossip-forgetting-ones-own-sinfulness-85835 https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/was-the-last-witch-of-boston-actually-a-catholic-martyr-27747

Duration:00:25:11

Ep. 19: The Chocolate (News)room

4/4/2019
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Emily Stimpson Chapman reads an excerpt of her book “The Catholic Table”. Producers Jonah McKeown and Kate Veik visit Stargazer Fine Chocolates in Denver. Jonah McKeown takes a closer look at the lives of cacao farmers. Shownotes: https://www.amazon.com/Catholic-Table-Finding-Where-Faith/dp/1941447996 https://stargazerfinechocolates.com/ https://ethicaltrade.crs.org/ http://w2.vatican.va/content/leo-xiii/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_l-xiii_enc_15051891_rerum-novarum.html

Duration:00:30:20

Ep. 18: The Pirate Nun

3/28/2019
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EWTN’s Catherine Hadro, Debbie Cowden and Fr. John Paul Mary share their memories of EWTN’s late foundress Mother Angelica, in honor of the third anniversary of her death. Paul Darrow talks about how Mother Angelica changed his life forever. Show notes: https://couragerc.org/ https://www.ewtn.com/series/shows/prolife-weekly/index.asp https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/recalling-mother-angelica-prelate-says-catholic-journalists-are-to-spread-the-gospel-67872...

Duration:00:30:13

BONUS: Church Talk from HQ (feat. JD Flynn and Ed Condon)

3/22/2019
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Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon take questions about Cardinal Barbarin, the pope's meeting with the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and other ecclesiastical questions in this episode of Church Talk. For more information: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/cardinal-barbarin-remains-archbishop-takes-leave-of-absence-48197 https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/german-bishops-announce-synodal-process-on-celibacy-sexual-morality-60490

Duration:00:40:13

BONUS: PTEI - Eucharist made with yuca, Catholic schools, St. Patrick's Day

3/15/2019
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JD Flynn and Ed Condon - with special guest Christoph Wimmer, editor of CNA Deutsch - cover a handful of topics in this week’s edition of ‘Pardon the Ecclesiastical Interruption’, including Eucharist with bread made from yuca, Baltimore Archbishop William Lori’s announcement that two bishops have been “restricted from exercising ministry” and a Catholic school in Kansas facing criticism for declining to enroll a kindergartner whose parents are a same-sex couple....

Duration:00:38:02

Ep. 17: Beeracles! Lent, drinks, and Catholic culture

3/14/2019
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We talk with Dr. Jared Staudt and Dr. Michael Foley about the role alcohol can play in evangelization and an Iowa man who did a Lenten beer fast modeled after that of 17th-century monks. Shownotes: https://www.amazon.com/Beer-Option-Brewing-Catholic-Yesterday/dp/1621384144 https://www.monasterygreetings.com/product/Orval-Trappist-Ale-11-2-oz/Orval_Trappist_Ale https://drinkingwiththesaints.com/ https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/these-17th-century-monks-did-a-beer-fast-for-lent-90886...

Duration:00:32:15

BONUS: Pardon the Ecclesiastical Interruption Round 2 (feat. JD Flynn and Ed Condon)

3/8/2019
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In this fast-paced bonus episode, editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon talk Venerable Fulton Sheen, clericalism, Cardinal George Pell and more. They also debate some interesting questions from listeners. For more information: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/appeals-court-says-fulton-sheens-body-should-go-to-peoria-71875 https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/clericalism-at-root-of-abuse-scandals-in-church-pope-told-jesuits-in-ireland-26411...

Duration:00:45:49

Ep. 16: It’s Lent- “God bless the muskrat, for she is a fish”

3/7/2019
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Matthew Schmitz of First Things details some unusual foods you’re allowed to eat during Lent. Fr. Timothy Laboe and Dr. Edward Peters explain how it came to be that Catholics in Detroit eat muskrat during Lent. By popular demand, Deputy Editor-in-chief Michelle La Rosa and Producers Jonah McKeown and Kate Veik taste-test the fish sandwich at Arby’s. Editor-in-chief JD Flynn shares a 2017 essay of his about Lent and ‘finding’ Christ in the desert. Show notes:...

Duration:00:26:51

Ep. 15: A nun, a comic, and an Iranian walk into the Church

2/28/2019
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This week on CNA Newsroom, we're talking converts! We interview three converts to the Catholic Faith: Sister Brittany Harrison, comedian Jeremy McLellan and journalist Sohrab Ahmari.

Duration:00:37:40

BONUS: Pardon the Ecclesiastical Interruption (feat. JD Flynn and Ed Condon)

2/27/2019
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CNA’s Editor-in-chief JD Flynn and D.C. Editor Ed Condon have a fast-paced discussion - in the style of ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption” - about several top stories this week, including the Vatican abuse summit, Cardinal George Pell and some U.S. diocesan efforts to restore the original order of the sacraments. For more information: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/analysis-in-spite-of-itself-vatican-abuse-summit-may-still-do-some-good-17909...

Duration:00:39:59

Ep. 14: China Pt. 2 - Chen Guangcheng’s great escape

2/22/2019
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Here’s the story of Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese human rights activist who was imprisoned and tortured by the Chinese government for speaking out, who made a harrowing escape from the Chinese, and made his way to the U.S. He did all of this while being blind. Today, Chen Guangcheng lives in Washington D.C. But his fight for human rights in China is not over. In this episode, Chen Guangcheng shares his story of escape and Rep. Chris Smith (NJ) tells us about his own involvement from the U.S....

Duration:00:23:39

Editors' BONUS: The McCarrick formerly known as ‘bishop’

2/21/2019
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In this bonus episode, CNA editors J.D. Flynn, Michelle La Rosa, Ed Condon and Carl Bunderson discuss the recent laicization of Theodore McCarrick and the Vatican sex abuse summit. For more information: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/mccarrick-laicized-by-pope-francis-31512 https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/mccarrick-might-be-laicized-this-week-whats-that-38036...

Duration:00:33:28

Ep. 13: What's the deal with the China deal? Pt. I

2/14/2019
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China is fertile ground for the Christian faith — but clashes with the Communist government make this one of the hardest countries in the world to be a Christian. Join us this week for the first of two episodes about the Church in China. (02:36) CNA’s Rome correspondent - and resident China expert - Courtney Grogan, offers some context and history of the relationship between the Chinese government and the Vatican. (10:35) Cardinal Joseph Zen, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, speaks with CNA’s...

Duration:00:28:08

BONUS: Ed Condon talks with Sen. Marco Rubio about Venezuela

2/8/2019
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In a Feb. 8 interview with Ed Condon, Sen. Marco Rubio called the humanitarian and political impasse in Venezuela “unsustainable,” and compared a blockade stopping food and medical aid from entering the country to a war crime. Here is their full conversation. For more information: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/rubio-blocking-aid-to-venezuela-is-a-crime-against-humanity-21754

Duration:00:17:21

BONUS: The State of Our Newsroom, with editors JD Flynn and Michelle La Rosa

2/8/2019
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In this bonus episode, editors J.D. Flynn and Michelle La Rosa discuss the sex abuse crisis, late-term abortion, and civil discourse in the age of social media.

Duration:00:21:50

Ep. 12: The +Daly Show, with Sen. Ben Sasse and Virginia moms

2/7/2019
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(3:26) Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) speaks with D.C. Correspondent Christine Rousselle about New York and Virginia's radical abortion agendas; his efforts to legally protect the unborn; and the future of the pro-life movement in the U.S. (7:08) We hear the stories of two Virginia mothers who faced with extremely difficult pregnancies. Both were advised to have abortions. Though the outcomes for these two women were very different, both their lives were changed forever. (21:30) Bishop Thomas Daly...

Duration:00:31:41

Ep. 11: A man, a plan, a canal, Panama!

1/31/2019
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Reporter Mary Rezac interviews producer Jonah McKeown and social media director Ursula Murua about their experience at World Youth Day in Panama. Producer Kate Veik connects with Rome correspondent Courtney Grogan about their recent trip to Portugal and what World Youth Day pilgrims can look forward to in 2022. https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/twenty-killed-in-explosions-at-mass-in-philippines-cathedral-81161...

Duration:00:29:55