Ruth Institute Podcast (general)
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage

(August 12, 2015) Dr J is at the Courage Conference in Plymouth, Michigan (near Detroit), where spoke with Teresa Tomeo of Catholic Connection. Teresa is interviewing Dr J and Father Paul Check, head of Courage International, the Catholic Church's ministry to persons dealing with same sex attraction. They discuss how to work as a force for healing in the midst of all the sexual pressure our culture applies.

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(July 14, 2015) Dr J was invited to speak at Summit Ministries' conference in Dayton, Tennessee, to a group of high school students. Here she's giving a talk on the difference between kinship and contracts. Incidentally, this is her first talk after the Supreme Court decision Obergefell v. Hodges mandating genderless marriage in all 50 states. This is the second part of her talk--if you missed the first one, check out the previous podcast--and she also took questions, which are available for download over at the Ruth Refuge.

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(July 14, 2015) Dr J was invited to speak at Summit Ministries' conference in Dayton, Tennessee, to a group of high school students. Here she's giving a talk on the deconstruction of marriage and why it's harmful. Incidentally, this is her first talk after the Supreme Court decision Obergefell v. Hodges mandating genderless marriage in all 50 states. Her talk is in two parts--stay tuned for the second one--and she also took questions, which are available for download over at the Ruth Refuge.

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(July 15, 2015) Dr J's giving her talk "The Church's Finest Hour" on marriage and parenthood to the local Catholic parish of Mt. Carmel in California. There was a Q&A session afterward, too--it's available for download over at the Ruth Refuge. Check out all the other neat stuff the Refuge has to offer by clicking on the Ruth Refuge section of our website.

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(June 30, 2015) Dr J is Matt Swaim's guest on "The Sonrise Morning Show" to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges.

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(July 1, 2015) Dr J is once again Al Kresta's guest on "Kresta in the Afternoon" to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges.

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(June 29, 2015) Dr J is once again Teresa Tomeo's guest on "Catholic Connection" to field questions after the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges. They just had a chat last Friday before the decision came out--this podcast is a continuation of that conversation, so check it out as well in our podcast stream.

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(June 29, 2015) Dr J is once again Molly Smith's guest on "From the Median" to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges.

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(June 26, 2015) Dr J is once again Patrick Coffin's guest on "Catholic Answers Live" to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges.

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(June 26, 2015) Dr J is once a again Teresa Tomeo's guest on "Catholic Connection" to discuss the upcoming Supreme Court ruling on marriage...

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(June 23, 2015) Dr J traveled to Biola University to speak at the Summit Leadership Conference for high school and college students; she's about to give the second part of her talk on "The Sexual Revolution and its Victims." Part one is already up in our podcast stream if you missed it. There was a Q&A session afterward, too--it's available for download over at the Ruth Refuge.

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(June 23, 2015) Dr J traveled to Biola University to speak at the Summit Leadership Conference for high school and college students; she's about to give a two-part talk on "The Sexual Revolution and its Victims." Part two is in the next podcast--stay tuned! There was a Q&A session afterward, too--it's available for download over at the Ruth Refuge.

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(June 19, 2015) Dr J traveled to Grand Rapids, MI to speak at Acton University on several topics related to the market, the state, and the family. This is her third talk, "The Family and the State." Her first and second talks are up in our podcast stream--check them out if you missed them! There's also a podcast of the Q&A session afterward over in the Ruth Refuge.

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(June 18, 2015) Dr J traveled to Grand Rapids, MI to speak at Acton University on several topics related to the market, the state, and the family. This is her second talk, "The Family and the Market." Her first talk is up in our podcast stream, and her third one is coming up next--stay tuned! There's also a podcast of the Q&A session over in the Ruth Refuge for you to check out.

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(June 17, 2015) Dr J traveled to Grand Rapids, MI to speak at Acton University on several topics related to the market, the state, and the family. This is her first talk, "An Economic Way of Thinking;" it's one of the core requirements for Acton University attendees. Dr J has been an Acton fellow since the founding of the program. Her other two talks are coming up in the next podcasts--stay tuned! There's also a podcast of the Q&A session over in the Ruth Refuge for you to check out.

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(June 4, 2015) Dr J traveled to Phoenix, AZ to speak at the Alliance Defending Freedom's Collegiate Academy for pre-law college students; she's about to give the second part of her two-part talk called "The Role of Marriage in Society." Part one is up in our podcast stream--check it out if you missed it!

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(June 4, 2015) Dr J traveled to Phoenix, AZ to speak at the Alliance Defending Freedom's Collegiate Academy for pre-law college students; she's about to give a two-part talk called "The Role of Marriage in Society." Part two is in the next podcast--stay tuned!

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(May 28, 2015) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the growing controversy surrounding Michael LaCour's recent study on genderless marriage. Science journal has retracted the study in light of all sorts of dishonesty that has surfaced about how the study was conducted. They also discussed Dr J's recent presentation at UC Santa Barbara that started off with a noisy protest.

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(May 27, 2015) Dr J traveled to UC Santa Barbara to speak at the Anscombe Society; she's about to give a talk called "Same-Sex Marriage: Why Not? However, all does not go as planned...

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Betsy Kerekes on "Morning Air"

(June 27, 2014) Betsy Kerekes is a guest on Relevant Radio's "Morning Air," where she discussed her work on "101 Tips for a Happier Marriage." She also blogs over at ParentingIsFunny.wordpress.com--check it out as part of your daily dose of smiles.

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"Love and Life in the Divine Plan" in Lansing, MI

(May 19, 2014) Dr J travels to Lansing, Michigan to speak at a gathering of Catholic Charities board members on "Love and Life in the Divine Plan"--how the Church has been right all along.

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Letters to Pope Francis

(October 8, 2013) Dr J is Father Thomas Loya's guest on his radio program "Beyond the Veil," where they discussed Pope Francis, media spin, marriage, and healing.

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Couples for Christ: Pyramid of Involvement

(June 29, 2012) Dr J speaks on the Pyramid of Involvement (or the KISS pyramid) as part of her talk on contraception from the Couples for Christ Convention in Atlanta. Check out our podcast stream for the presentation on contraception as well as her other two talks, on marriage and family forgiveness.

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Dr J @ Legatus

(June 21, 2012) Dr J speaks about her work at the Ruth Institute at a banquet hosted by Legatus, an organization of Catholic business professionals and their spouses in San Diego.

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Dr J @ Skyline Church

(June 3, 2012) Dr J speaks to a group of young adults at Skyline Church about the meaning of sex and marriage and its value to society. She also mentions our upcoming conference, "It Takes a Family to Raise a Village." She takes questions afterward, too.

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