Catholics Across the Aisle: Commentary on Public Policy and Civic Life.
2021 Legislative Session Preview
In this episode, we discuss what we are keeping our eyes on in the 2021 legislative session in Florida. Executive Director Michael Sheedy talks with our three associates: Ingrid Delgado: Assoc. Director for Social Concerns/Respect Life, Ken Kniepmann: Associate for Health, and Mike Barrett: Associate for Education. In these interviews, the associates briefly discuss the topics and bills they are monitoring in their respective areas of work. We look forward to keeping you up to date with the work we do throughout this year's session!
Interview with Rita Gagliano, Executive Director of the Florida Pregnancy Care Network
In this interview, we sat down with Rita Gagliano, the executive director of the Florida Pregnancy Care Network. Rita shared the mission of these clinics and all of the services they provide to women across the state. She talked about how they have...
Interview on COVID-19 Vaccines with Ken Kniepmann, Associate for Health at the Florida Confernce of Catholic Bishops
In this episode, we discussed the COVID-19 vaccines. We discussed how the vaccine is safe to take, how there should not be any moral objections to taking it, and how vaccines work.
Interview with Representative Erin Grall, Florida House of Representatives
In this episode, we had on Representative Erin Grall of the Florida House of Representatives, District 54. She shared her experience as a Catholic legislator in the state of Florida and her journey in politics. Rep Grall said that the fight for life is what keeps her going and it makes it all worth it at the end of the day.
Interview with USCCB's Danielle M. Brown, Esq., Associate Director, Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism
In this episode, we had on USCCB's Danielle M. Brown, Esq., Associate Director, Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism. Danielle gave us an inside look at what her role at USCCB is like and how we can work together to fight against racism and racial injustice....
Interview with Tim Perrier, Chaplain of the Florida House of Representatives
In our latest episode, we had on Tim Perrier, the chaplain of the Florida House of Representatives. Tim gave us an inside look at what his role is and how faith is alive and present in the capitol among our legislators. He shared stories of his fruitful work and how he came into this role. Tim shared his hope in the future of this state as he has come to know the people who work to make our state a better place.