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The Brian Lehrer Show

When the Pope Calls It Genocide

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Pope Francis recently recognized the Armenian genocide of 1915, causing a diplomatic uproar from Turkish officials.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Social Security Overhaul; The Trans-Pacific Partnership; A Dollar Slice

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Christie's overhaul of Social Security; the Trans-Pacific Partnership; the Pope addresses the Armenian genocide; Times Square as an urban model; the history and evolution of pizza.

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Pope Wants You to Populate

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Pope Francis is emphasizing the importance of having kids. Was your decision to have children (or not) based on a sense of moral, cultural or religious duty?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Let's Plan the Pope's NYC Itinerary

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pope Francis is coming to New York City later this year, so we're asking you to put together a '36 Hours' itinerary for the pontiff, à la New York Times.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Cannabis; SOTU; Singularity; Showing the Pope NYC

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

What has Colorado's legalized marijuana meant for marijuana? Plus: a State of the Union recap; 36 hours in NYC (for the Pope); and singularity.

The Brian Lehrer Show

'Such a Hippie, This Pope'

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Jesuit priest James Martin—nicknamed "Colbert's priest" for his appearances on the Colbert Report—talks about Pope Francis' new focus on climate change.

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Operavore

Francis of Assisi, in Brooklyn and in Music

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

As a new exhibition of documents tied to St. Francis of Assisi comes to Brooklyn, blogger Fred Plotkin considers the ways in which he influenced classical music and opera.
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WNYC News

NYC's Catholic Cardinal and Couples Called to Rome to Talk Family Values

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

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Divorce, Same Sex Unions and "Living in Sin" are topics of debate at Pope Francis's special Vatican synod, or meeting, this week.

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The Takeaway

Is There Such a Thing As a Just War?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Last week, Pope Francis entered into a conversation about war and confronting evil. When he was asked about ISIS, Francis said that the militant group must be stopped.

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The Takeaway

Report: Decades of Church Abuse in Twin Cities

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Earlier this month, Pope Francis begged victims of clerical sexual abuse for forgiveness and promised to hold bishops accountable for covering up the scandal. In recent weeks, a year-long investigation from Minnesota Public Radio revealed decades of abuse and cover-up in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Archdiocese. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Israel, Palestine, Peace and the Pope

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Pope Francis hosted the Israeli and Palestinian presidents in the Vatican for a prayer meeting. Aaron David Miller, vice president at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a former U.S. Mideast negotiator and adviser, explains what the summit means for the peace negotiations, led by Secretary of State John Kerry, that have broken down.

 

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WNYC News

The Francis Effect: 'There's a Tone'

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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A religious educator in an Upper East Side parish is hopeful for a Catholic Church that is once again sympathetic, merciful and compassionate.

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The Francis Effect: Bishops and Their Square Footage

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Criticism over an archbishop's lavish retirement home is making waves in the Catholic community.

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The Francis Effect: A Bishop in Francis' Mold

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Long Island priest Andrzej Zglejszewski of the Diocese of Rockville Centre says he's trying to follow Pope Francis' benevolent leadership style.

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David Gibson: Francis Re-Orients the Catholic Church

Monday, April 14, 2014

One year into his papacy, some of Pope Francis' actions and statements have had liberals and conservatives alike wondering, because he's so shifted the Roman Church's emphasis and tone.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

James Carroll on Pope Francis

Thursday, January 02, 2014

New Yorker contributing writer James Carroll discuses Pope Francis, and whether his recent statements about gays, women, capitalism and more might indicate a new direction for the Catholic Church.

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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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The Takeaway

The Popularity of the Pope

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

You don't need Time Magazine to tell you that Pope Francis is undoubtedly one of the most influential people of 2013. Count Sister Simone Campbell as one of those fans. She’s the Executive Director of NETWORK a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby.

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The Takeaway

The Popularity of the Pope | Congress Pushes for Medicare S.G.R. Reform | Heightened Security in Russia After Attacks

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The Popularity of the Pope | Pope Francis and Sexual Abuse Prevention | Congress Pushes for Medicare S.G.R. Reform | Heightened Security in Russia After Attacks | Securing the Olympics | Resolutions for 2014: Diet and Exercise

On The Media

The People's Pope

Friday, December 13, 2013

This week, Time Magazine named Pope Francis 2013's person of the year. Brooke looks at the how the new Pope has been received by the media, and how his messaging seems to have gone viral.

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