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From the creators of the LOOP, LOOPcast takes you inside the week’s top headlines and breaks down the news from a uniquely Catholic perspective. Stay informed while enjoying great conversation, good humor, and thought-provoking analysis.New shows every Thursday!

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    • 4.7 • 66 Ratings

From the creators of the LOOP, LOOPcast takes you inside the week’s top headlines and breaks down the news from a uniquely Catholic perspective. Stay informed while enjoying great conversation, good humor, and thought-provoking analysis.New shows every Thursday!

    China Can’t Mask Its Revolution: The CCP’s Brutal “Zero-COVID Policy” and Why Biden and Fauci Won’t Condemn It, Franciscan University’s Smartphone-Free Scholarship, and Chik-Fil-A Should Low-Key Run the Country.

    China Can’t Mask Its Revolution: The CCP’s Brutal “Zero-COVID Policy” and Why Biden and Fauci Won’t Condemn It, Franciscan University’s Smartphone-Free Scholarship, and Chik-Fil-A Should Low-Key Run the Country.

    UNMASKED: We dig deep into the massive Chinese protests against the CCP’s “Zero-COVID” lockdowns (00:02:23)… and why Fauci is still giving them the “okay” (00:15:09). Vatican diplomats discover that Beijing just doesn’t actually care about them (is Cardinal Zen surprised?) (00:29:03). Franciscan University gets creative with its smartphone for scholarship trade-in (00:40:18) while Disney discovers that Americans just aren’t that into gender-queer kids’ movies (are we surprised?) (00:50:34). Don’t miss the latest LOOPcast!
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    LINKS YOU’LL LOVE
    Courageous Videos of Chinese Zero-COVID Protests Vatican-China Dealings from the PillarCNA Reports on Vatican-China Breakdown“Unplugged Scholarship” from Franciscan UniversityThe View Goes Full Anti-Catholic on ACB

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    All opinions expressed on LOOPcast by the participants are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of CatholicVote. The participants’ opinions are based on information they deem reliable, but should not be taken as medical or betting advice.

    • 59 min
    Marriage Is Dead, and It's Our Fault

    Marriage Is Dead, and It's Our Fault

    Have Catholics lost the public debate on marriage…. and why? Tom, Josh, and Erika ask the tough questions surrounding the (Dis)Respect for Marriage Act. Then it’s Church politics and the blue wave that didn’t happen at the bishops’ conference last week (00:29:42). Twilight Zone transforms into the Thankful Zone – what is the team most grateful for over the last year of headlines, elections, and cultural chaos (00:37:00)? Find out on LOOPcast.

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    Senator Mike Lee’s address to Congress on the “Respect” for Marriage Act and religious libertyAlliance Defending Freedom on the (Dis)Respect for Marriage ActRyan T Anderson Debates Marriage With Piers MorganArchbishop Broglio is the New USCCB PresidentBishop Burbidge Supports Archbishop CordileoneChristianity Lite by the Babylon BeeAs always, send us your questions, comments, and suggestions to: loopcast@catholicvote.org
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    All opinions expressed on LOOPcast by the participants are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of CatholicVote. The participants’ opinions are based on information they deem reliable, but should not be taken as medical or betting advice.

    • 52 min
    He’s Back: Trump Announces His Bid for President, Did Mail-In Ballots Seal the 2022 Election Results... Legally? And Anger-Tweeting at Your Boss Is a Bad Idea.

    He’s Back: Trump Announces His Bid for President, Did Mail-In Ballots Seal the 2022 Election Results... Legally? And Anger-Tweeting at Your Boss Is a Bad Idea.

    Donald Trump kicks off his 2024 presidential bid to the tune of Les Miserables. Not the theme song we would have chosen. Then LOOPcast debates the merits of early, absentee, and in-person voting (00:19:42) before diving into a Twilight Zone featuring Elon Musk, the USCCB, and the death of the Miss America pageant (00:40:04). It’s all in a day’s work at LOOPcast.
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    Trump Campaign’s New AnthemHow DeSantis Handled Trump's Criticism   We Need to Talk About What Didn’t Happen on Election DayEarly Voting is Here to StayDo BETTER: Red Flags Raised by Pregnancy Workers Fairness ActAs always, send us your questions, comments, and suggestions to: info@catholicvote.org
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    • 57 min
    The Red Wave Turns Into a Purple Puddle: What Went Wrong? Would We Vote For DeSantis or Trump in 2024? And Did Abortion Actually Rally the Democrats?

    The Red Wave Turns Into a Purple Puddle: What Went Wrong? Would We Vote For DeSantis or Trump in 2024? And Did Abortion Actually Rally the Democrats?

    The team analyzes the results of the 2022 midterms. We’ll be honest… it’s not what we expected (00:01:10). What happened to the red wave that slammed Florida…. and then dried up (00:05:15)? We take a hard look at the night’s hardest losses and what comes next (00:30:30). We learn about five-finger breathing, and raise a glass to heroes victorious and fallen (00:42:52).
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    MSNBC Cannot Believe That Miami-Dade Voted For DeSantisAbortion props win big in MI, VT, CA; prolife prop fails in KYWhy did Beto run? Josh explains.GOP Wins Big in FLGOP HAS UNDERWHELMING NIGHTHow to Cope… by the New York Times?As always, send us your questions, comments, and suggestions to: info@catholicvote.org

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    • 55 min
    Governor Ron DeSantis and CatholicVote President Brian Burch Fire Up Florida, Should We Forgive And Forget COVID Mistakes? And Heroes and Zeroes for October

    Governor Ron DeSantis and CatholicVote President Brian Burch Fire Up Florida, Should We Forgive And Forget COVID Mistakes? And Heroes and Zeroes for October

    CatholicVote president Brian Burch starts us off with the inside story on how he came to share the stage (and golf-cart motorcade) with Gov. Ron DeSantis (00:00:59). Then we ask if it’s time to grant “amnesty” to power-hungry pandemic politicians… spoiler alert: Babylon Bee Star Wars SHOUT OUT (00:17:31). We also look at October’s Heroes and Zeroes (00:31:56) before heading into a Twilight Zone so unreal that democracy and this podcast may be dead (00:47:12).
    LINKS YOU’LL LOVE
    Sweet Florida Song“Let’s Declare a Pandemic Amnesty”The BEE: Galactic Empire Requests Amnesty For Anyone Who May Have Gotten Carried Away And Blown Up A Planet3 Sinister Public Health Mistakes over COVIDHeroes and Zeroes - October 2022Bonus Heroes! 10 Rising Catholic Stars of the 2022 Midterms!The “Offensive” Homily From Ireland As always, send us your questions, comments, and suggestions to: info@catholicvote.org
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    VOTE-O-RAMA! Should Catholics Vote? Conscience and the Voting Booth, and NYC Is Finally Making Sense

    VOTE-O-RAMA! Should Catholics Vote? Conscience and the Voting Booth, and NYC Is Finally Making Sense

    LOOPCAST VOTE-O-RAMA Take a deep dive into voting: why you should and HOW you should as a Catholic (00:01:12). LOOPcast has reasons and resources – including a breakdown of an incredible homily on conscience, politics, and our non-negotiable principles (00:23:21). Then it’s onto the Twilight Zone where we discuss race relations and… was that **common sense** we saw in New York this week (00:45:27)?

    LINKS YOU’LL LOVE
    3 Reasons Catholics Should VoteAwesome Homily: “Living as a Catholic citizen”USCCB’s “Priorities at the Polls”Benedict XVI’s 2006 address to European People’s Party EWTN’s summary of the non-negotiables (includes citations from popes, CDF, USCCB, etc.)
    Catholic Voter Sources: 
    USCCB’s “Priorities at the Polls”Benedict XVI’s 2006 address to European People’s Party EWTN’s summary of the non-negotiables (includes citations from popes, CDF, USCCB, etc.)
    As always, send us your questions, comments, and suggestions to: info@catholicvote.org

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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

mhs112 ,

Uniting Catholics across America

In today's world it's so easy to feel isolated as a Catholic who tries to follow the church's teachings while remaining engaged in society and politics. I love this podcast for putting forth an authentically Catholic voice in a steam of actively anti-Catholic and anti-Christ media. My only criticism is that it typically covers topics that have already been addressed in the daily newsletter, so there isn't much more new information to be heard. Still, I genuinely enjoy the conversation and will continue listening every week!

BrianMulhall ,

EWTN and Catholic Vote create amazing content

When I was younger ( I’m 38 now ) I would listen to Christian radio with my grandmother when she would drive me around and think who would listen to this stuff?? Funny how things change when you grow up. I am just so grateful to be a monthly financial contributor to catholic vote so they have the resources they need to help give the church a megaphone in our society. Cause God and Jesus Christ change lives for the better. I can say it from experience.

@pplę ,

Not worth your time

Very banal takes. Not that funny. Really just a show about being republican under the veil of religion.

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