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This week Tim Reidy sat in for Matt Malone, S.J., alongside his co-host Kerry Weber. The podcast opens with a discussion about Girl Scouts and their relationship with the Catholic Church following the decision by the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kan., to cut ties with the organization. Eloise Blondiau joined the conversation to give her perspective.

Jena Booher is this episode’s guest. After being featured in Kerry Weber’s article about postpartum depression and the church, Ms. Booher joined to discuss her business, Babies on the Brain, and how her faith helped her while she was experiencing postpartum depression.

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This week Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber discuss a range of political issues, from the recent chatter about whether or not pro-life people are welcome in the Democratic Party, to President Trump’s public engagement with the Catholic Church. Senior Editor Kevin Clarke also offers his expertise.

Joining them is Michael O’Loughlin, the national correspondent at America, who talks about how President Trump has made Catholic news in the last few weeks.

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On this episode of “America This Week” Tim Reidy and Kerry Weber talk about the challenges, both big and small, faced by Christians beginning new stages in life. Two America articles— Tracey Wigfield’s “A Sorta Catholic’s Very Catholic Wedding” and Heather Kirn Lanier’s “My daughter has a disability. I don’t want Jesus to fix her”—provide topics for discussion. Kevin Clarke joins to offer his perspective.

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On this episode of “America This Week,” Kerry Weber and Matt Malone, S.J., speak about the state of Catholic art and how art can aid spiritual and political growth. Olga Segura, an associate editor at America, joins the hosts to offer her perspective. Nick Ripatrazone, who has written for America about HBO’s “The Young Pope” and Netflix’s “Juana Inés,” is the special guest.

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This week on the podcast, Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber talk about “Amoris Laetitia,” the family and parish life. Sam Sawyer, S.J., also offers his perspective.

The main topic of this week’s conversation is Leah Libresco’s recent article, “Lessons on evangelization from the largest parish in the United States.” Libresco, a contributing editor for America, described her experience visiting St. Matthew in Charlotte, N.C., and the example it sets for other parishes.

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On this week’s podcast Kerry Weber and Matt Malone, S.J., take on the continued challenge of integrating faith and action. Eric Sundrup, S.J., joins the conversation.

Sister Laetitia Bordes of the Society of Helpers, who was featured in Kaya Oakes’ recent article on the Jesuit parish of St. Agnes in San Francisco, Calif., spoke to America about how she lives out her faith through advocacy for refugees and undocumented immigrants. Sister Bordes mentioned that hearing the stories of undocumented people face to face was central to the parish’s decision to create sanctuaries for these individuals.

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This week on the podcast Matt Malone, S.J., and Kerry Weber speak to Sohrab Ahmari about de-Christianization in the West. Ahmari, an editorial writer for the Wall Street Journal, wrote recently on this subject for America in the article, “De-Christianization in the West is a real threat. But Putinism isn’t the answer.”

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This week on the podcast America’s contributing writer Stephanie Slade joins to discuss her feature article for America on the pursuit of religious liberty. Joining her are hosts Tim Reidy and Kerry Weber, and executive editor Sam Sawyer, S.J.

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On this week's podcast, hosts Kerry Weber and Tim Reidy tackle immigration, speaking to Cecilia González-Andrieu—a professor of theology at Loyola Marymount University in California—about both her personal experience as a Cuban refugee and her theological expertise on the subject. Zac Davis joined to offer his perspective.

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America's contributing writer, Nathan Schneider, joins Kerry Weber and Matt Malone, S.J., to talk about Catholic activism under President Trump. In discussion of the boycotts of Uber and Nordstrom, Schneider questions the usefulness of reactionary protests. Chief correspondent Kevin Clarke joins to offer his perspective. "Is it Christian enough to just respond to each thing as it comes, to react? Or is there a calling to set a different kind of agenda, and to direct our attention elsewhere?"

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