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“Conversations with Consequences” is the voice of The Catholic Association, offering a weekly hour of thoughtful dialogue—with the leading thinkers of our time— on the most consequential issues of our day.

“Conversations with Consequences” is the voice of The Catholic Association, offering a weekly hour of thoughtful dialogue—with the leading thinkers of our time— on the most consequential issues of our day.

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“Conversations with Consequences” is the voice of The Catholic Association, offering a weekly hour of thoughtful dialogue—with the leading thinkers of our time— on the most consequential issues of our day.

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@ConvosTCA

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Episodes

Ep. 103 Joan Frawley Desmond on Critical Race Theory & FOCUS Missionary Anthony Cirillo!

4/8/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie chats with Joan Frawley Desmond of the National Catholic Register about some alarming news out of California with more radical ideology infiltrating public schools and why Catholics should be concerned. We also chat with FOCUS missionary Anthony Cirillo about fellowship on campus in the era of COVID--and his mission to help them not only survive--but THRIVE! Father Roger Landry also offers an inspiring homily for Divine Mercy Sunday. Catch the show Saturdays at 7am...

Duration:00:53:59

Ep. 102 March for Life's Jeanne Mancini & Becket's Montse Alvarado on EWTN News In Depth!

3/31/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie goes behind-the-scenes with Jeanne Mancini peering into all the work the March for Life does year-round in advancing protections for the unborn in Washington and across the country. Jeanne also shares the real dangers of chemical abortions with the rise of tele-medicine in the wake of the pandemic. We also get an insider-look at EWTN News In Depth with host Montse Alvarado of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. Montse shares some big wins for religious freedom as well...

Duration:00:53:59

Ep. 101 Dr. Stephanie Barclay on Empowering Women Thru Religious Freedom + Gladden Pappin!

3/25/2021
Marking Women's History Month, Dr. Grazie Christie speaks with Notre Dame University Professor Stephanie Barclay about the many ways religious freedom empowers women. Serving as Director of the Religious Liberty Initiative, Professor Barclay says protecting religious freedom is vital for the safety and security of all women across the globe. We also chat with Professor Gladden Pappin at the University of Dallas about an upcoming Saint John Paul II conference on America, Liberalism, and...

Duration:00:53:59

Ep. 100 Catholic Filmmaker Roma Downey on 'Resurrection' & Fr. Dave Pivonka on Pope's Trip to Iraq!

3/18/2021
On a special 100th episode of Conversations with Consequences, Dr. Grazie Christie talks with Catholic filmmaker and actress Roma Downey about her new film, 'Resurrection' premiering March 27 just in time for Holy Week and the Easter season. We also hear about Pope Francis' trip to Iraq with Franciscan University president Father David Pivonka and the impact the historic papal trip had on the hearts and minds of Iraqi Christians who have lived thru decades of persecution. We also introduce...

Duration:00:53:59

Ep. 99 George Weigel on 'Not Forgotten' & Preparing for Holy Week with the Litany of Humility

3/10/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie and Maureen Ferguson speak with George Weigel about his new book, 'Not Forgotten: Elegies For, and Reminiscences Of, a Diverse Cast of Characters, Most of Them Admirable' with a look at some amazing lives of saints and Catholic thought leaders. As we prepare for Holy Week, TCA colleague and editor-extraordinaire Dave Reinhard joins with a look at the Litany of Humility--and how we can best prepare our hearts and minds to unite ourselves to Christ's suffering this Lenten...

Duration:00:53:59

Ep. 98 Ryan Anderson on Digital Book-Burning & Rescuing Vocations with Elizabeth Santorum

3/4/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie and Maureen Ferguson chat with the latest victim of Cancel Culture, Ryan Anderson who discusses Amazon's recent assault on free speech with the removal of his highly respected transgender critique, 'When Harry Became Sally'. We also chat with Elizabeth Santorum about the Laboure Society and their mission to rescue vocations--helping those with a calling to get out of financial student debt--so they can lead heroic and saintly lives. Stay tuned til the end to hear Father...

Duration:00:54:00

Ep. 97 Father Benedict Kiely on Pope Francis in Iraq & Msgr. John Cihak Talks Cardinal Sarah!

2/25/2021
As Pope Francis makes his historic trip to Iraq next week, we preview the journey with Father Benedict Kiely, and why the message must remain focused on Christian persecution. We also chat with former Vatican official Monsignor John Cihak about the legacy of Cardinal Robert Sarah. Monsignor also discusses leading a Catholic school in Portland, Oregon amid the ongoing COVID pandemic--and his Catholic Guide to Depression--during a life of lockdown. Father Roger Landry also offers an inspiring...

Duration:00:53:59

Ep. 96 Mary Eberstadt on Letters to Biden & Fr. Roger Landry Offers Ideas for Lent 2021!

2/18/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie chats with Mary Eberstadt of the Faith and Reason Institute about her recent letters to President Biden recently published by Newsweek magazine. Mary also holds the Panula Chair in Christian Culture at CIC and she says 'souls are on the line' - and we must pray for the president's conversion. Fr. Roger Landry, our weekly homilist, also joins as a guest with some very practical ways to grow spiritually during this Lenten season with a focus on the Holy Trinity. Links to...

Duration:00:54:46

Ep. 95 Roger Severino on Suing Biden & Tom Carroll Talks Success of Catholic Schools!

2/10/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie speaks with the former Chief of HHS’ Office of Civil Rights about a lawsuit he's filed against the Biden Administration and the future of religious freedom and conscience protections in 2021. Grazie and TCA colleague Maureen Ferguson also chat with Thomas Carroll about the great success Catholic schools are having in Boston beating COVID--and we get a first look at Lumen Verum Academy opening this Fall!

Duration:00:53:52

Ep. 94 Father Mike Schmitz & Kathryn Jean Lopez

2/4/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie and Maureen Ferguson chat with Father Mike Schmitz about his new podcast topping the charts, the SEEK 2021 Conference hosted by FOCUS, and he also answers a lightning-round of questions from some of his biggest fans! Kathryn Jean Lopez of the National Review also joins talking about religious liberty threats many still face in the era of COVID. Catch the show on EWTN radio every Saturday at 7amET/5pm.

Duration:00:53:52

Ep. 93 Erika Bachiochi on The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision & Edward Pentin

1/28/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie chats with pro-life feminist and Catholic legal scholar Erika Bachiochi about recent moves the Biden Administration has made in advancing gender ideology - and what it means for our children and families. We also get a first sneak peek at Erika's book, The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision, now available for pre-order and published by Notre Dame University Press. We also revisit with Edward Pentin discussing his latest book, The Next Pope: The Leading Cardinal...

Duration:00:53:52

Ep. 92 The TCA Team on the Beauty of the Feminine Genius

1/21/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie is joined by her TCA colleagues Maureen Ferguson and Ashley McGuire as they discuss the beauty of the feminine genius and how best to live out the vocation of wife, mother, sister, and professional in the public square. The team also discusses the meaning behind St. John Paul II's powerful words and the stark contrast to what modern feminism has become. Dr. Grazie Christie also revisits with Tim and Rebecca Shah as they discuss religious freedom in India. Father Roger...

Duration:00:53:52

Ep, 91 Dr. Scott Hahn Discusses 'It is Right and Just' & Professor Adrian Vermeule

1/14/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie speaks with Dr. Scott Hahn about his new book, "It Is Right and Just: Why the Future of Civilization Depends on True Religion," and calls on all Catholics to be courageous in living out our faith loudly within the public square. Dr. Grazie also revisits with Professor Adrian Vermeule about his book, "Law and Leviathan: Redeeming the Administrative State" and his own concept of common good constitutionalism. Father Roger Landry also offers an inspiring homily. Make sure to...

Duration:00:53:52

Ep, 91 Dr. Scott Hahn Discusses 'It is Right and Just' & Adrian Vermeule Talks Law and Leviathan

1/14/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie speaks with Dr. Scott Hahn about his new book, "It Is Right and Just: Why the Future of Civilization Depends on True Religion," and calls all Catholics to be courageous in living out our faith loudly within the public square. Dr. Grazie also revisits with Professor Adrian Vermeule about his book, "Law and Leviathan: Redeeming the Administrative State" and his own concept of common good constitutionalism. Father Roger Landry also offers an inspiring homily. Make sure to...

Duration:00:53:52

Ep. 90 Mallory Quigley Talks Georgia & Mary Hasson on Future of Religious Freedom

1/7/2021
Dr. Grazie Christie & Maureen Ferguson talk the fate of the pro-life movement given the results of the Georgia runoff Senate races with Mallory Quigley of the Susan B. Anthony List plus Mary Hasson joins with a review of religious freedom given the advances these past four years--and what we might expect with the incoming Biden/Harris Administration. Father Roger Landry also offers an inspiring homily as we celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. Catch the show every Saturday on EWTN...

Duration:00:53:52

Ep. 89 Legal Scholar Helen Alvaré & Congressman Dan Lipinski!

12/29/2020
Dr. Grazie Christie and Maureen Ferguson revisit with legal scholar Helen Alvaré looking at some of the biggest Supreme Court cases of the year. We also talk with outgoing pro-life Democrat Congressman Dan Lipinski about his pro-life record and if there is room for pro-life candidates in the party. Father Roger Landry also offers an inspiring homily to close out 2020. Catch the show LIVE every Saturday at 7am ET/5pm ET on EWTN radio!

Duration:00:53:52

Ep. 88 Heroes of 2020: Pro-Life Women & Catholic School Teachers!

12/23/2020
Dr. Grazie Christie chats with TCA colleagues Maureen Ferguson & Ashley McGuire taking a look at 2020, a year marked by COVID-19, but many silver linings including big pro-life and religious freedom wins, #FreetheMass movements, and Catholic schools safely open! We also chat with Serrin Foster of Feminists for Life, an organization intent upon eradicating exploitation in all the dark corners where it hides. Father Roger Landry also offers an inspiring homily as we celebrate the Christmas...

Duration:00:53:52

Ep. 87 Steven Mosher Talks China & Lina Nealon on the 2020 Dirty Dozen List

12/17/2020
Dr. Grazie Christie welcomes Steven Mosher of Population Research Institute back to the show to discuss the plight of Catholics in China and also recent news regarding the fate of Uyghur Muslims who are being persecuted and killed by the Chinese Communist Party. We also talk with Lina Nealon of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation--they've just released their 2020 Dirty Dozen List--to name and shame the mainstream players in the US that perpetuate sexual exploitation--Google, TikTok,...

Duration:00:53:52

Ep. 86 Ashley McGuire on Xavier Becerra and Rebecca & Tim Shah Discuss Religious Freedom in India

12/10/2020
Dr. Grazie Christie and TCA colleague Ashley McGuire discuss the alarming news of President-elect Joe Biden's pick for HHS Secretary, breaking down Xavier Becerra's long history of assault on people of faith and religious freedom. We also focus on religious liberty issues around the world, first looking at the persecution of Christians in Nigeria with RFI expert Eric Patterson, and then a lens on issues facing Catholics in India with Rebecca and Tim Shah--they've found a real connection...

Duration:00:53:52

Ep. 85 Dr. Timothy Flanigan on COVID Vaccines & Carrie Gress Talks Theology of Home for Advent!

12/3/2020
On a new episode of Conversations with Consequences, Dr. Grazie Christie talks with Catholic Deacon and Dr. Timothy Flanigan about COVID vaccines quickly becoming available--are they ethical and what are the risks--Dr. Flanigan also addresses entering another phase of lockdown just as the winter months are upon us--and ways to uplift family and friends during the holidays. We also chat with Mary Hasson of the Ethics and Public Policy Center about some big news out of the UK court that will...

Duration:00:53:52