7 episodes

Join Executive Director Chris Motz, Esq. as he and his guests explore a variety of contemporary civic issues through the lens of a classical Catholic moral and ethical framework. Winsome and robust, Faith & Politics ranges from the soul to the state as it seeks to cultivate thoughtful criteria for governing well in the 21st century.

Faith & Politics – South Dakota Catholic Conference Christopher J. Motz, Esq.

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Join Executive Director Chris Motz, Esq. as he and his guests explore a variety of contemporary civic issues through the lens of a classical Catholic moral and ethical framework. Winsome and robust, Faith & Politics ranges from the soul to the state as it seeks to cultivate thoughtful criteria for governing well in the 21st century.

    Faith & Politics – Episode 7

    Faith & Politics – Episode 7

    On Episode 7, we’re joined by Dr. Chris Burgwald, Director of Adult Discipleship and Evangelization for the Diocese of Sioux Falls to discuss HB 1057, known as the Vulnerable Child Protection Act, a bill filed Tuesday that would prohibit medical providers from prescribing puberty-blocking drugs and cross-sex hormones, or conducting mutilating Read more…

    Faith & Politics – Episode 6

    Faith & Politics – Episode 6

    The Impeachment Episode. Dr. Jon Schaff, professor of political science at Northern State University joins the podcast again to discuss the third impeachment in American history, what it means for America, and what it means for us as Catholics and faithful citizens.

    Faith & Politics – Episode 5

    Faith & Politics – Episode 5

    Joining us for Episode 5 is Fr. Andy Thuringer to discuss the Letter to Diognetus. In this second-century letter, we read “the Christian is to the world what the soul is to the body.” We have duties to bring Christ into the world, including politics. Text excerpts from the Letter Read more…

    Faith & Politics – Episode 4

    Faith & Politics – Episode 4

    Religious Liberty is the first freedom listed in the Bill of Rights, and it’s a principle articulated in Church teaching. In this episode, we visit with Dr. Aaron Weldon, who works with the U.S. bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty. We explore what Religious Liberty is, and why it matters for Read more…

    Faith & Politics – Episode 3

    Faith & Politics – Episode 3

    Abraham Lincoln, the virtues of prudence and moderation, and exploring the ways in which Lincoln’s thought on labor and property resonates with the church’s social doctrine, are the topic on this episode with special guest Jon Schaff, Professor of Political Science at Northern State University.

    Faith & Politics – Episode 2

    Faith & Politics – Episode 2

    Emily Leedom, Director of Marriage, Family and Respect Life for the diocese of Sioux Falls, is our guest on this episode. October is Respect Life Month! Emily gets in depth about her most recent read, The Soul of the Apostolate by Jean-Baptiste Chautard, O.C.S.O.

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