Francis Effect podcast show

Francis Effect podcast

Summary: Two theologians walk into a bar... No, seriously: This podcast is about the real world of politics and current events, seen through the lens of Catholic teaching and spirituality. Your hosts, Fr. Dan Horan and David Dault, bring you a mix of perspectives, from Abbey Road to Metaphysical Graffiti. Dan is a Franciscan friar and Catholic priest. David is a radio producer and Catholic convert. They both have doctorates in theology. It is the best possible kind of nerdy.

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 #1816 - Economic Inequality and the Church, with Dr. Kate Ward | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:12

Fr. Dan and David talk with Dr. Kate Ward of Marquette University about the reality of economic inequality and the role of the Church in addressing it

 #1815 - LGBTQI Issues in the Church, with Fr. James Martin, SJ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:39

Fr. Dan and David have a candid conversation about solidarity with LGBTQI persons both inside and outside the Church, and they welcome Fr. Jim Martin to talk about his experiences of ministry among these communities.

 #1814 - African American Issues in the Church, with Dr. Kimberly Lymore | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:03:24

We talk with Dr. Kimberly Lymore about the experience and struggles of Black Catholics in Chicago and in the Church

 #1813 - Cardinal Wuerl, Migrant Caravans, and Climate Change | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:55

Fr. Dan and David tackle three topics being talked about in current headlines from a Catholic perspective

 #1812 - Latin@ Issues in the Church, with Dr. Carmen Nanko-Fernandez | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:16:04

Fr. Dan and David talk to CTU professor Carmen Nanko-Fernandez about the multi-leveled identities of Latino/a/x members of the Church

 #1811 - Women's voices in the Church: A conversation with Heidi Schlumpf | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:33

David and Fr. Dan welcome NCR national correspondent Heidi Schlumpf to discuss the varied experiences of women in the Catholic Church

 #1810 - McCarrick and the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report: personal responses | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:21:09

Fr. Dan and David start off the new season with a series of reflections on the summer's unfolding sex abuse scandals

 #1809 - Summer Check-In | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:30

Fr. Dan and David gather in the studio to catch up on summer activities, and to talk a little bit about the craziness all around us.

 #1808 - Rejoice and Be Glad, the rule of law, and the shape of things to come | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:59

Fr. Dan and David wax enthusiastic about the Pope's apostolic exhortation, and then explore the Michael Cohen subpoena. They also talk about what listeners can expect in season three.

 #1807 - Synod 2018, Stephon Clark, and Mental Health | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:03:46

Fr. Dan and David welcome their guest Dr. Jessica Coblentz to talk about mental health issues. They also discuss the upcoming Synod on Youth and the killing of Stephon Clark

 #1806 - LA Congress, Economic Racism, ICE Targeting Immigrant Activists | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:06:10

David and Fr. Dan debrief the LA Religious Education Congress, and then look at two issues of systemic oppression through a lens of Catholic faith

 #1805 - Tariffs, Public Unions, and Archbishop Romero | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:07

Fr. Dan and David welcome America Magazine's Jim Keane to talk about the canonization of Oscar Romero. We also talk trade wars and the recent Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME

 #1804 - Subsidiarity, Cardinal Marx, and Heidi Schlumpf | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:13

The Parkland students stand up to the NRA, same-sex partnerships continue to be a point of discussion, and David and Fr. Dan talk with NCR national correspondent Heidi Schlumpf

 #1803 - Teaching Theology, Market Corrections, and Liturgy Translations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:14

Fr. Dan and David welcome Fr. Gil Ostdiek, OFM, to talk about his 15 years of work with ICEL, translating the liturgy. We also talk about teaching theology, and the idolatry of the stock market.

 #1802 - Fake News, Mass Shootings, and the March for Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:08:10

David and Fr. Dan discuss the Pope's recent comments on fake news, the rash of mass shootings since the beginning of the year, and the annual March for Life in Washington, DC.


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