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WNYC News

Shuttered Churches Could Serve as Affordable Housing

Monday, April 13, 2015

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The Archdiocese of New York's controversial move to close or merge one third of its churches may fit into the city's plan to build more housing for low and middle income residents.

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On Being

James Martin — Finding God in All Things

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Before Pope Francis, Fr. James Martin was perhaps the best loved Jesuit in American life. He’s followed the calling of the founder of the Jesuit order, St. Ignatius of Loyola, to “find God in all things” – and in 21st century forms.

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[Unedited] James Martin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Before Pope Francis, Fr. James Martin was perhaps the best loved Jesuit in American life. He’s followed the calling of the founder of the Jesuit order, St. Ignatius of Loyola, to “find God in all things” – and in 21st century forms.

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On Being

Nathan Schneider — The Fabric of Our Identity

Thursday, October 09, 2014

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[Unedited] Nathan Schneider with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 09, 2014

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WNYC News

How the Wars Over Gays and St. Pat's Defined New York

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Gays marched in the 1991 parade, but they weren't invited back. Here's why.

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On Being

Marie Howe — The Poetry of Ordinary Time [remix]

Thursday, August 28, 2014

An enchanting hour of poetry drawing on the ways family and religion shape our lives. Marie Howe works and plays with her Catholic upbringing, the universal drama of family, and the ordinary time that sustains us.

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[Unedited] Marie Howe and Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 28, 2014

An enchanting hour of poetry drawing on the ways family and religion shape our lives. Marie Howe works and plays with her Catholic upbringing, the universal drama of family, and the ordinary time that sustains us.

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On Being

Paul Elie — Faith Fired by Literature [remix]

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Art, life, and religious faith converge in Paul Elie's unusual biography of the intersecting stories of four literary Americans of the 20th century: Trappist monk Thomas Merton, social activist Dorothy Day, and fiction writers Walker Percy and Flannery O'

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[Unedited] Paul Elie with Krista Tippett

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Art, life, and religious faith converge in Paul Elie's unusual biography of the intersecting stories of four literary Americans of the 20th century: Trappist monk Thomas Merton, social activist Dorothy Day, and fiction writers Walker Percy and Flannery O'

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Patrick Bellegarde-Smith — Living Vodou [remix]

Thursday, January 09, 2014

The word "Vodou" evokes images of sorcery and sticking pins into dolls. In fact, it's a living tradition wherever Haitians are found based on ancestral religions in Africa. We walk through this mysterious tradition — one with dramatic rituals of trances a

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[Unedited] Patrick Bellegarde-Smith with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 09, 2014

The word "Vodou" evokes images of sorcery and sticking pins into dolls. In fact, it's a living tradition wherever Haitians are found based on ancestral religions in Africa. We walk through this mysterious tradition — one with dramatic rituals of trances a

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The Takeaway

Pope Francis and Sexual Abuse Prevention

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Some argue that it is unfair to criticize the Pope for his response to sexual abuse in the church so far. But David Clohessy, Executive Director of SNAP, believes that Pope Francis can do more to prevent abuse and punish predators.

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Micropolis

MICROPOLIS: The Pope Francis Effect

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Even in New York, where issues of faith usually reside on the margins of public life, the Pope has people talking. And although much of what he says is viewed through the reductive lens of politics — Is he liberal? Is he conservative? — for many Catholics his words have a deeply personal, emotional impact. 

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Washington on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Gabfest

Friday, September 20, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: A massacre in Washington, a looming government shutdown, and an interview with Pope Francis.

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On Being

Jean Vanier — The Wisdom of Tenderness: Lived Compassion, L'Arche, and Becoming Human [remix]

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Considered by some to be a living saint, Jean Vanier created L'Arche. This model of community for people with mental disabilities celebrates power in smallness and light in the darkness of human existence.

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The Takeaway

Protests Continue in Egypt As Demands Grow for Morsi to Step Down, Snowden Pulls Request for Russian Aslyum, Yarnell Hill Wild Fire Leaves Residents Displaced

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Protests Continue in Egypt As Demands Grow for Morsi to Step Down | Snowden Pulls Request for Russian Aslyum | The Yarnell Hill Wild Fire Leaves Residents Displaced And In The Dark | Tulsa 2024: The Real Plan to Make OK the Home of the Summer Olympic Games | The Economics ...

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Marie Howe — The Poetry of Ordinary Time [remix]

Thursday, April 25, 2013

An enchanting hour of poetry drawing on the ways family and religion shape our lives. Marie Howe works and plays with her Catholic upbringing, the universal drama of family, and the ordinary time that sustains us.

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[Unedited] Marie Howe and Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 25, 2013

An enchanting hour of poetry drawing on the ways family and religion shape our lives. Marie Howe works and plays with her Catholic upbringing, the universal drama of family, and the ordinary time that sustains us.

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The Takeaway

A Priest Takes a Stand on Sexism, and is Expelled by the Church

Friday, April 05, 2013

For hundreds of years, the Catholic Church’s policy has been to ordain men — and never women — as priests. Some call it tradition, but as Father Roy Bourgeois sees it, it’s plain and simple sexism.

 

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