Catholic Comments Podcast

“Just Peace” not “Just War”

In this program Sherri Brown and John O’Keefe interview Eli McCarthy about the emerging tradition of  “Just Peace” as a replacement to the old “Just War” tradition.

McCarthy  the Director of Justice and Peace for the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, which is the leadership conference of all the U.S. Catholic men’s religious orders. He also teaches at Georgetown University in Justice and Peace Studies.

For more information about the Just Peace movement, visit the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative.

Evolving Catholic Teaching about the Death Penalty

Program host Wendy Wright interviews Dr. Julia Fleming about evolving Catholic teaching about the death penalty and other forms of illegitimate punishment.

Fleming teaches moral theology at Creighton University.

Ignatian Advising

Our guest this week is Joseph DeFeo, Executive Director of the Ignatian Colleagues Program.  In this episode we discuss efforts at Jesuit colleges and universities to integrate Ignatian Spirituality in the advising process.

Bishop Vincent McCauley

Co-host John O’Keefe discusses his recent documentary, which portrays the life of the missionary bishop Vincent McCauley.

The film is available here free of charge.


The Spirituality and Psychology of Forgiveness

Dr. Michael Luebbert discuss forgiveness from a psychological and spiritual perspective.

Luebbert is a clinical psychologist in Omaha, Nebraska and a member of the faculty in Creighton’s Christian Spirituality Program. Luebbert’s recent book, Jesus the Heart Whisperer, is available here.