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CNA Editor's Desk

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CNA Editor's Desk

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Movements in the Church; the McCarrick Report; Crookston investigation; Hipster Hobbies; Etc.

The editors discuss movements in the Catholic Church; the continuing investigation into Bishop Michael Hoeppner of Crookston, Minnesota; the report... Read more

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles, at the Vatican Press Office on Oct. 12, 2018.

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Kobe Bryant; Legionaries of Christ; abortion; approval for Catholic websites; etc.

Discussion topics this week on the podcast include: the death of a Missouri priest, Fr. Evan Harkins, by suicide; a... Read more

Participants at the 2019 March for Life.

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Trump at the March for Life; Catholics in Hong Kong; Philadelphia; CNA comic book heroes; etc.

Who will be the next bishop of Hong Kong? How will President Trump’s presence at the 2020 March for Life... Read more

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI.

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Benedict XVI & Card. Sarah's celibacy book; Episcopal consecration; pro-life Dems; etc.

This week on the podcast: controversy over a book purportedly co-written by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah... Read more

Theodore McCarrick at the Vatican, March 11, 2013

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CNA Editor's Desk: Condon’s Rules of Decorum

What can a priest do if a penitent confesses to murder? JD and Ed take this question from a friend.... Read more

Pope Francis.

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CNA Editor's Desk: Happy [Secular] New Year!

Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon talk about Christmas in London, the drone strike in Iran, Pope Francis slapping away the... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica. Bohumil Petrik/CNA

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CNA Editor's Desk: The biggest news stories of 2019

Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon are your hosts for the last episode of Editor’s Desk this year. On this... Read more

The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe; Assisted suicide; Banning pornography; Gifts for aliens

This week on the podcast, Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon discuss and debate the week’s news. Topics this week... Read more

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Fulton Sheen beatification delay; Buffalo bishop’s resignation; Catholics in China; Movie Saints

Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon are your hosts on JD’s second-favorite podcast of all time. (His favorite is CNA... Read more

Jonathan Velasquez via Unsplash.com.

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CNA Editor's Desk: A Very Special Thanksgiving Canon Law Podcast

In this Thanksgiving canon law extravaganza, Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon take suggestions from the podcast’s fan base for... Read more

Bishop Vincenzo Guo Xijin.

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The Vatican’s suspicious investments; Chinese bishop in hiding; ‘Breviary Chat;’ 'Greater or Lesser'

As they do every week, CNA Editors JD Flynn, Ed Condon, and Carl Bunderson talk about the week’s news and... Read more

Bishops pray during the Fall General Assembly of the USCCB.

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CNA Editor's Desk: JD and Ed are back from Baltimore; the 'abortion debate'; "Yes or No"

Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon recap the US bishops' meeting in Baltimore, including the election Archbishop Jose Gomez; evangelization;... Read more

Theodore McCarrick.

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CNA Editor's Desk: Vatican financial scandal update; Ed and JD head to ‘Charm City’; Crookston investigation

This week on CNA Editor's Desk, JD Flynn is joined by Ed Condon and Carl Bunderson to give an update... Read more

Presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden makes a speech at a campaign stop at the River Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Halloween; Biden denied Communion; Vatican financial scandal; “Greater/Lesser” and “Yes/No"

Editors JD Flynn, Ed Condon, and Carl Bunderson discuss and debate the week’s news as only they can. This week’s... Read more

A statue displayed in Santa Maria in Traspontina.

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CNA Editor's Desk: Secret archives; Pachamamagate; married priests; Fan-suggested game!

Editors JD Flynn and Ed Condon, fresh from the Amazon Synod in Rome, discuss and dissect the week’s news. Topic... Read more

My hat, it has three corners.

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CNA Editor's Desk: JD buys a biretta; Amazon synod; Cardinal Becciu and financial reform.

Editor-in-Chief JD Flynn joins from Rome for this week's episode of CNA Editor's Desk. He and DC Editor Ed Condon... Read more

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From Rome! The Amazonian Synod, John Henry Newman, Scalfari interview, etc.

Editor JD Flynn is in Rome this week, and offers his analysis of the Amazonian Synod. Ed Condon joins from... Read more

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Money at Mass; parish registration; married priests; Patron of Whaaaat? etc.

This week on the podcast, editors Ed Condon and JD Flynn discuss the week’s news, including parish registration, money at... Read more

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Obscure New Testament figures; Jesuit high school appeal; Amazon synod update; Chaput turns 75; etc.

CNA Editors Ed Condon, JD Flynn, and Carl Bunderson are your hosts for this discussion of the week’s most compelling... Read more

Eucharistic Adoration.

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Schism; Father James Martin; The Holy Eucharist; Obscure Bible figures, etc.

On this episode of the podcast, editors Ed Condon and JD Flynn are joined by Father John Paul Mary, chaplain... Read more