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Welcome to Editor's Desk, a podcast from Catholic News Agency. Every week our editors sit down together and discuss what you need to know about the week's news and what's going on in the Church. This podcast is a spinoff of "CNA Newsroom"— if you enjoyed our bonus episodes before, you'll love Editor's Desk! Subscribe on your favorite podcast app.

Welcome to Editor's Desk, a podcast from Catholic News Agency. Every week our editors sit down together and discuss what you need to know about the week's news and what's going on in the Church. This podcast is a spinoff of "CNA Newsroom"— if you enjoyed our bonus episodes before, you'll love Editor's Desk! Subscribe on your favorite podcast app.
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Welcome to Editor's Desk, a podcast from Catholic News Agency. Every week our editors sit down together and discuss what you need to know about the week's news and what's going on in the Church. This podcast is a spinoff of "CNA Newsroom"— if you enjoyed our bonus episodes before, you'll love Editor's Desk! Subscribe on your favorite podcast app.

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Episodes

German bishops; investigations in Crookston and Buffalo; Pumpkin Spice Lattes; etc.

9/13/2019
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CNA Editors Ed Condon, Michelle La Rosa, and Carl Bunderson are your hosts for a discussion of the most important news of the week. Topics include the German bishops’ attempts to influence the upcoming Amazonian synod; the first investigation of a bishop under the new Vos Estis guidelines; controversy in the Diocese of Buffalo; an update on the Pope’s visit to Africa; and more. Stick around for Ed’s very first taste of Pumpkin Spice Latte, as well as a game in which Ed quizzes Carl and...

Duration:01:07:40

The Pope in Africa; JPII institute; Canon law; etc. (feat. CLERICALLY SPEAKING)

9/6/2019
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Welcome to the most ambitious Catholic podcast crossover event in history. This week on CNA Editor’s Desk, JD Flynn and Ed Condon are joined by Fr. Harrison Ayre and Fr. Anthony Sciarappa of the podcast “Clerically Speaking.” They discuss Pope Francis’ visit to Africa; continued controversy at the JPII institute; and more. And both the Fathers try their hand at games of “Yes and No” and “Greater or Lesser.” This is Part 2 of their discussion: Check out Part 1 on the “Clerically Speaking”...

Duration:01:07:31

Our Lady of Argyle, Texas; controversy in Seattle; bishop transparency

8/30/2019
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Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon talk about the case of Our Lady of Argyle in Texas; the formal Catholic blessing of a Seattle man before his assisted suicide; and transparency among bishops. JD plays “Yes or No” and “Greater and Lesser.” Shownotes: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/while-fort-worth-bishop-says-apparition-is-not-real-alleged-visionary-blames-demonic-attack-87931 https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/dupont-i-was-absolutely-unaware-seattle-man-was-planning-suicide-38113...

Duration:01:08:27

Cardinal George Pell: Who, Where, Why, and What you need to know

8/23/2019
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Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon discuss the recent dismissal of Cardinal George Pell’s appeal of his conviction of child sexual abuse, the history and context of the case, and the broader implications going forward. Show notes: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/cardinal-george-pell-loses-appeal-of-sex-abuse-conviction-43499 https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/holy-see-issues-statement-on-dismissal-of-cardinal-george-pells-appeal-69651...

Duration:01:12:24

Protestors at Mass in Portland; Monsignor Rossi investigation; Should we buy Greenland?

8/16/2019
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Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon discuss and dissect the week’s news. Topics include a group of parishioners in Portland who protested an immigrant priest during Mass; the Diocese of Scranton opening an investigation into the alleged misdeeds of Monsignor Walter Rossi; Cardinal George Pell’s upcoming appeal of his sexual abuse conviction; anti-organized crime lawsuit filed against the Diocese of Buffalo; and more. At the end, Ed and JD play "Lightning Round" and talk about windmills, getting...

Duration:01:05:30

JD and Ed Take a Drive

8/8/2019
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In a scene pulled straight out of "The Muppet Movie," editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon are "moving right along" on a road trip through rural Minnesota. Join us for their discussion about canon law, philosophy, the week’s news and everything in between. This week on CNA Editor’s Desk, Ed and JD cover mass shootings, controversy at the John Paul II Institute in Rome, Benedict XVI, and…shorts at Mass. Further reading:...

Duration:01:03:58

JPII Institute; Abortion and the Democratic Primary; and Marriage by Proxy

8/2/2019
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Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon discuss reactions to changes at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome, the avoidance of abortion at this week’s Democratic debates, and more. Producer Kate Veik joins for a round of ‘Yes/No’. Show notes: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/jpii-institute-vp-says-schools-identity-is-seriously-threatened-87402 https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/biden-quizzed-over-abortion-flip-flop-during-debate-78189...

Duration:00:46:33