NCR In Conversation

In Conversation is an in-depth look at the week's Catholic news as seen by the staff at National Catholic Reporter. Hosted by NCR engagement editor Brittany Wilmes, In Conversation features the top thinkers and journalists who report on the life of the Catholic church in the world. National Catholic Reporter is an independent newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri. Read more at
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Mar 31, 2017

This week, Brittany Wilmes talks environmental issues with NCR's Brian Roewe and Michele Morek, OSU, North American liaison for Global Sisters Report. Then, an interview with freelance writer Tracy L. Barnett about an indigenous tribe's fight to save their sacred lands from hydroelectric development in Panama.

Mar 24, 2017

This week, Brittany Wilmes talks to parade viewers at one of the largest St. Patrick's Day parades in the country and catches up with Irish journalist Sarah Mac Donald about the holiday's meaning in Ireland and its particular emphasis on support for immigrants. 

Mar 17, 2017

In this episode, host Brittany Wilmes speaks with Catholic author and journalist Austen Ivereigh, based in London. Austen and Brittany talk about Francis' papacy, the reform he is bringing to the Catholic Church, and his emphasis on mercy and discernment.

Mar 10, 2017

In this first episode of NCR In Conversation, host Brittany Wilmes speaks to NCR staff writers Brian Roewe and Soli Salgado and Vatican correspondent Joshua McElwee about Pope Francis and the changes he has brought to the Catholic Church.

Mar 8, 2017

In this brand-new podcast, we'll be taking an in-depth look at the week's Catholic news. Listen to this quick intro episode to hear what it's all about. NCR In Conversation is brought to you by National Catholic Reporter, an independent Catholic newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri.