Ruth Institute Podcast
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Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage

(August 13, 2018) Fr. Paul Sullins is once again a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing the awful sexual scandal breaking around the actions of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

Check out more on this at our website; Dr J and Fr. Sullins have written a lot on this, and Fr. Sullins has also prepared a Q&A resource; This podcast is a rebroadcast of a segment of Relevant Radio's "The Drew Mariani Show."

For interviews with Dr. J or Fr. Sullins on this topic, please contact Beth Johnson at media (at) ruthinstitute (dot) org.

Direct download: Aug13_18.mp3
Category:abuse -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(August 5, 2018) Dr J is one of the speakers at the Midwest Catholic Family Conference in Wichita, Kansas. This is the second of her two talks from the annual event; this one is entitled, "Defend the Family Like Your Life Depends on It!" If you missed "A Parent's Guide to Dealing with Same-Sex Attraction," check it out in our podcast stream.

Direct download: Aug05_18.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(August 4, 2018) Dr J is one of the speakers at the Midwest Catholic Family Conference in Wichita, Kansas. This is the first of two talks she's giving at the annual gathering; this one is entitled, "A Parent's Guide to Dealing with Same-Sex Attraction." Some of this content is not suitable for young children.

Direct download: Aug04_18.mp3
Category:parenting -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(July 22, 2018) Dr J is a guest of Hunter Forman on his podcast "Everything Like Such As." They're discussing the sexual revolution, the genesis of the Ruth Institute, and its ongoing work.

This podcast is a rebroadcast of two segments of Hunter's podcast "Everything Like Such As."

Direct download: Jul22_18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(July 13, 2018) Dr J is once again a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing secular arguments for strengthening marriage…and why they're not enough.

Direct download: Jul13_18.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(July 9, 2018) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the New York Times' op-ed calling for the Catholic Church to "evolve" its stance on LGBT issues to maintain its "moral authority."

Wait, what?

Direct download: Jul09_18.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(July 6, 2018) Dr J is once again Teresa Tomeo's guest on Catholic Connection. They're discussing the recent study provocatively titled, "Women Find Sexist Men More Attractive." (The Daily Mail reports in some detail here.)

Direct download: Jul06_18.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 21, 2018) Live from this year's Acton University, Dr J is Al Kresta's guest on his eponymous radio show from Ave Maria. Between workshops, they're discussing the recent controversy that has come to light regarding Cardinal McCarrick's sexual misconduct.

Direct download: Jul05_18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 25, 2018) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the new poll of LGBTQ Americans: beliefs, behavior, effects on the culture, and unintended side effects when the various groups' goals interfere with one another...

Direct download: Jun25_18.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 22, 2018) This year's Acton University is coming to a close--this is the last of Dr J's three talks this time around. This year her three talks are all themed "The Sexual State"--they highlight how various ideologies ingrained in our culture are products of and further the aims of the toxic sexual revolution. This is her third and final talk, entitled "The Sexual State and the Divorce Ideology."

Direct download: Jun22_18.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 21, 2018) This year's Acton University is in full swing! Dr J has been with the program since the beginning. This year her talks are all themed "The Sexual State;"  they highlight how various ideologies ingrained in our culture are products of and further the aims of the toxic sexual revolution. This is her second talk, entitled "The Sexual State and the Gender Ideology."

Direct download: Jun21_18.mp3
Category:transgender -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 20, 2018) It's that time again--this year's Acton University is upon us! Dr J has been with the program since the beginning. This year her three talks are all themed "The Sexual State"--they highlight how various ideologies ingrained in our culture are products of and further the aims of the toxic sexual revolution. Her first talk is entitled "The Sexual State and the Culture of Death."

Direct download: Jun20_18.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 15, 2018) Welcome to the Ruth Institute's First Annual Awards Dinner! We had an amazing night of fellowship, music, and food. We gave out awards to some incredible people and listened to entertaining and thought-provoking talks. Here we have our dinner's speaker and the recipient of our Christian Witness of the Year award, Daniel Mattson. Dr J makes a more full introduction.

Dan Mattson spoke on his journey through Catholicism, Christianity, the gay lifestyle, and back to peace as a child of God.

Direct download: Jun16_18.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(June 12, 2018) Dr J is once again Sheila Liaugminas' guest on Relevant Radio's "A Closer Look." They're discussing the Ruth Institute's work with the survivors of the sexual revolution, specifically touching on divorce, remarriage, and the effects on children when their parents "move on."

Direct download: Jun12_18.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 27, 2018) Dr J is one of the speakers at the Asociación LAR México conference in Monterrey, Mexico. Now in its 9th year, the theme this time around is "The Challenges of the Family Today." Dr J gave three talks at the conference; this is the third and final one, on "The Gender Ideology." Check out our podcast stream for the other two.

Lar, which means "home" in Spanish, is part of the larger IFFD, the International Federation for Family Development.

Direct download: May27_18.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 26, 2018) Dr J is one of the speakers at the Asociación LAR México conference in Monterrey, Mexico. Now in their 9th year, the theme this time around is "The Challenges of the Family Today." Dr J gave three talks; this is the second one, on "The Divorce Ideology." Check out our podcast stream for the other two.

Lar, which means "home" in Spanish, is part of the larger IFFD, the International Federation for Family Development.

Direct download: May26_18.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 25, 2018) Dr J is one of the speakers at the Asociación LAR México conference in Monterrey, Mexico. Now in their 9th year, the theme this time around is "The Challenges of the Family Today." Dr J gave three talks, and this is the first, on "Understanding the Sexual Revolution and the Contraceptive Ideology." Stay tuned for the other two.

Lar, which means "home" in Spanish, is part of the larger IFFD, the International Federation for Family Development.

Direct download: May25_18.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 15, 2018) Dr J is Steve Koob's guest on his radio show from Radio Maria, "Quest for a Culture of Life in America." They're discussing the Ruth Institute's work exposing the myths and untruths of the sexual revolution as well as this weekend's "Healing Family Breakdown" workshop to be held at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan this Saturday, May 19.

Direct download: May16_18.mp3
Category:Healing Family Breakdown -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(May 15, 2018) Dr J is once again Al Kresta's guest on his eponymous radio show from Ave Maria. They're discussing this weekend's "Healing Family Breakdown" workshop we're holding at St. Thomas the Apostle in Ann Arbor, Michigan; check out ruthinstitute.com for more details.

Direct download: May15_18.mp3
Category:Healing Family Breakdown -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

May 14, 2018) Dr J is once again Teresa Tomeo's guest on Ave Maria Radio's Catholic Connection. They're discussing Ruth Institute's upcoming "Healing Family Breakdown" workshop on May 19 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Healing Family Breakdown will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. More details here.

Direct download: May14_18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:03pm PDT

(May 4, 2018) Dr J is once again Teresa Tomeo's guest on Ave Maria Radio's Catholic Connection. They're discussing Ruth Institute's upcoming "Healing Family Breakdown" workshop on May 19 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Healing Family Breakdown is on May 19, 2018, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Check out our website or find us on Facebook for more information.

Direct download: May04_18.mp3
Category:Healing Family Breakdown -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(April 26, 2018) Father Paul Sullins is once again a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing the recent survey on belief in God in the United States.

Dr. Paul Sullins is a senior research associate over at the Ruth Institute and recently retired Professor of Sociology at the Catholic University of America, among many other things. Check out his bio over on our website.

Direct download: Apr26_18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(April 18, 2018) We welcome Father Paul Sullins, Ruth Institute's senior research associate. He is once again a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing falling Mass attendance among Catholics--particularly the younger set--in the United States.

Direct download: Apr18_18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 28, 2017) Dr J gives a brief introduction to the founding and mission of the Ruth Institute at Business Network International's annual dinner. She discusses children's need for their own parents, family structure, California's Prop 8, being labeled a "hate group," and so on.

Direct download: Mar28_18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 26, 2018) Dr J is once again a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing the Ruth Institute's "Go to Confession" campaign running in Lake Charles, Louisiana during Lent.

Direct download: Mar26_18.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT