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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Now displaying: April, 2017
Apr 28, 2017

Brittany Wilmes discusses the Arkansas executions with NCR Bertelsen intern Kristen Daniels. Catholic Mobilizing Network Executive Director Karen Clifton explains why her organization advocates for an end to the death penalty. Later, Brittany talks to NCR's Michael Sean Winters and Tracy Abeln about Trump's first 100 days in office.

Apr 21, 2017

NCR Senior Analyst Tom Reese talks about how Laudato Si' inspired him to take on some home improvement of his own, then Brittany Wilmes interviews Tomás Insua of the Global Catholic Climate Movement about this weekend's Mercy2Earth initiative. Later, students and faculty from Cheverus High School explain how the Ignatian Carbon Challenge is changing their campus culture.

Apr 13, 2017

In this episode, editors Gail DeGeorge and Dennis Coday join Brittany Wilmes in studio to talk about the anniversary of the Rwanda genocide and Pope Francis' recent apology on behalf of the Catholic Church. Later, Brittany talks to GSR Africa correspondent Melanie Lidman about her visit to Rwanda and how the country is healing. Celebration editor Denise Simeone stops in for a quick chat about Holy Week.

Apr 7, 2017

In this episode, host Brittany Wilmes chats in studio with Sr. Michele Morek about symbols of peace in Kansas City and at the United Nations in New York. Later in the episode, Brittany interviews peace activist Jack Gilroy and conscientious objector Logan Isaac.