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Tom Stella: In Sync with the Sacred (Part II)

Feb 21, 2021

Tom Stella returns to Common Threads to continue our discussion on his latest book, ‘In Sync with the Sacred, Out of Step with the World.’

Tom Stella was ordained a Catholic priest in the order of the Holy Cross in the early 1970s. He is now a chaplain for Centura Health in Colorado. Tom is the director of Soul Link and is the author of five books.

Tom Stella joins us to discuss his latest book, ‘In Sync with the Sacred, Out of Step with the World.’

Tom Stella was ordained a Catholic priest in the order of the Holy Cross in the early 1970s. He is now a chaplain for Centura Health in Colorado. Tom is the director of Soul Link and is the author of five books.

Rabbi James Rudin (part II)

Nov 30, 2020

Rabbi James Rudin returns to discuss the history leading up to, and Judeo Christian relations since, Nostra aetate (Latin: In our time), the Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions of the Second Vatican Council.

Rabbi A. James Rudin has served on the American Jewish Committee’s professional staff for thirty-two years and served as the AJC’s Interreligious Affairs Director. He is currently the AJC’s Senior Interreligious Adviser and a member of the organization’s Board of Governors.

Rabbi James Rudin on Nostra aetate

Nov 23, 2020

Rabbi James Rudin joins Common Threads joins us to discuss the history leading up to, and Judeo Christian relations since, Nostra aetate (Latin: In our time), the Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions of the Second Vatican Council.

Rabbi A. James Rudin has served on the American Jewish Committee’s professional staff for thirty-two years and served as the AJC’s Interreligious Affairs Director. He is currently the AJC’s Senior Interreligious Adviser and a member of the organization’s Board of Governors.

Joel Kotkin: As the Old Faiths Collapse (Part I)

Apr 27, 2020
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Our guest is Joel Kotkin.  Joel joins us to talk about an article he co-wrote with Alicia Kurimska called, ‘As the Old Faiths Collapse, the Greens, Social Justice Warriors, and Techno-Futurists Aim to Fill the Void.’

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An immigrant who worked for the Roman Catholic Church in Kalamazoo has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for stealing fees from other immigrants. The government says Monica Mazei concealed the scheme by failing to open files for certain people and persuading them to give cash or blank checks. Mazei was ordered to pay $59,000 to her victims Monday, four months after pleading guilty to fraud. She worked in the Kalamazoo Diocese's immigration assistance program. Mazei is a native of Ecuador who became a naturalized U.S. citizen.

Retrouvaille

Nov 11, 2019
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We speak with Julie and Tony Gessner about the marriage help program Retrouvaille.

Retrouvaille’s primary goal is to provide help for couples who live in the disappointment and pain of marriage problems. The Retrouvaille weekend provides a safe setting encouraging couples to learn communication in marriage in a respectful manner.

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Michigan's new attorney general is preparing to provide updates about state investigations of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, Flint's water crisis and clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic church.

Dana Nessel took charge of the office in January. She will update reporters Thursday.

All three probes began under her predecessor, Bill Schuette.

The office is investigating Michigan State University's handling of Nassar , a former campus doctor convicted of molesting young athletes. A former school president is among those facing charges.