Young Catholics, The New Pope, HuffPost, & Me


One of the other panelists will be Chris Stefanick who runs youth ministry for the Archdiocese of Denver RealLifeCatholic and gives great talks to 70,000+ youth/year. Should be fun. Chris is an excellent speaker and apologist. The last time I saw Chris and his wife was at a great 70s theme party several years ago. Maybe we should drag out those outfits in honor of those who have a very tired and dated view of “progress” in the Church…..

Tune in!

Update. Click here to watch the archived show. Great panel. I wish we’d been able to hear more from Allen. He gave some excellent thoughts on the possibility of an African pope.

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Dr. Pia de Solenni is a moral theologian and cultural analyst. She is an expert in issues relating to women’s health, life issues, the new feminism, Catholicism, and culture. Her work has appeared in various publications including The Wall Street Journal Europe, The Washington Post, National Catholic Reporter, and National Review Online. An international expert, she has given popular and academic talks to a variety of audiences, including lay, clergy and the hierarchy. Dr. de Solenni has appeared on MSNBC, “Hardball with Chris Matthews”, “The O’Reilly Factor”, CNN, ABCNews, among others. Dr. de Solenni has been quoted in newspapers nationwide, including The New York Times, The Washington Times, and The Associated Press. Dr. de Solenni received her doctorate in sacred theology summa cum laude from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome. Her dissertation was published in the university series Dissertationes. On Nov 8, 2001, she received the 2001 Award of the Pontifical Academies for her doctoral work. The award was presented by John Paul II. Dr. de Solenni resides in Seattle, Washington.

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