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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May 26, 2017

Brittany is joined by Tom Reese, SJ, to discuss Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia. Later, Melanie Lidman shares her experience reporting on Trump's visit to Israel, and Maureen Fiedler muses on Trump's meeting with Pope Francis.

May 19, 2017

In this episode, Brittany talks to Sr. Rose Pacatte about the new Netflix documentary series "The Keepers," which focuses on the unsolved murder of a Catholic sister in Baltimore in 1969. Later, NCR contributor Nicole Sotelo and editor-at-large Tom Roberts talk about the Knights of Columbus and their immense financial influence in the Catholic sphere.

May 12, 2017

In this episode, Sr. Rose Pacatte comes on the show to talk about The Handmaid's Tale, media literacy, and sisterhood. Later, Brittany talks to NCR's Caitlin Hendel, Stephanie Yeagle, and Amy Morris-Young about motherhood and faith.

May 6, 2017

In this episode, host Brittany Wilmes talks to NCR Vatican correspondent Josh McElwee about Pope Francis' recent trip to Egypt. Later, Brittany is joined by GSR editor Gail DeGeorge and Sr. Michele Morek to discuss Global Sisters Report's upcoming feature "The Life."