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Since its foundation by the Jesuits in 1988, the Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez Human Rights Center (Center Prodh) has worked to defend, promote and increase respect for human rights in Mexico. International Coordinator Jennifer Brewer talks about the status of human rights in modern Mexico.

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A conversation with Dr. Gerald Schlabach about his recent article in America"The Glamour of Evil," which asks whether we are missing out on “joyous authenticity” by letting celebrity, constant mobility and superficiality lure us away from real life.

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Bill O’Keefe, Catholic Relief Services’ vice president for government relations and advocacy, returned home to the U.S. recently after tour of C.R.S. and Caritas Internationalis efforts to respond to the continuing refugee crisis in Europe in Greece, Serbia and Macedonia. He shared his impressions of that trip and some ideas about how best to respond to the crisis with America Media’s Chief Correspondent Kevin Clarke.

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Beth Knobbe, author of Party of One: Living Single with Faith, Purpose, and Passion, talks with Tim Reidy and Kevin Clarke about the vocation of single life in the church. 

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Kerry Weber and Tim Reidy host Pádraig Ó Tuama, who is a poet, theologian and mediator who works with a community in Northern Ireland called Corrymeela. Corrymeela is Northern Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organization, with over 50 years of experience working alongside fractured communities and groups who are finding their relationships difficult, as well as addressing relational, societal, structural and power dynamics.

They run group sessions using dialogue, experiential play, art, storytelling, mealtimes and shared community to help groups embrace difference and learn how to have difficult conversations. They work alongside visiting university groups as well as groups from other parts of the world who wish to learn from our experience, and learn how to apply the Corrymeela lens to fractures in their own societies.

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America's Matt Malone, S.J., and Sam Sawyer, S.J., talk with Dr. Bryan Vincent about what a pro-life ethos means for how we ought to engage in civil discourse. The conversation is based on an article that Dr. Vincent wrote for America in the Nov. 2, 2015 issue. 

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Associate Editor of America and author of America's Unconventional Wisdom blog Robert David Sullivan sits down with Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber to discuss President Obama's final State of the Union address. 

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Matt Malone, S.J.,  and Kerry Weber talk with Boston College's Megan McCabe about the problem of pornography and the U.S.C.C.B.'s statement "Create in Me in Clean Heart."

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Matt Malone, S.J., Kerry Weber and Sam Sawyer, S.J., count down the top ten stories of 2015 in the church and the world. 

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Baltimore's Bishop Denis Madden is former chair and current member of the Bishops Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs. He has served as Associate Secretary General of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association and previous to that was the Director of the Pontifical Mission for Palestine office in Jerusalem. He implores that U.S. Catholics "avoid the trap" of fearing and making generalizations about Muslim people because of political rhetoric and recent ISIS-directed or inspired terror strikes.

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