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Houston as a Global City

Guest Dr. Beverly Barrett discuss Texas as a leader in exports, commerce as opportunity and how companies can be innovative through renewable energy for the common good.

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Reducing Houston Homelessness

Bridget Richardson talks with Sharon Zachary and Thao Costis to discuss the CNN story about evictions in Houston, and homelessness prevention and services.

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Catholic Mobilizing Network

Guest Emma Tacke discusses how federal executions have resumed in the U.S., the importance of understanding what the Church teaches about the death penalty and restorative justice.

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Money Use in the US

Guest Dr. Daniel Perez-Liston discusses the economic impact of the nationwide coin shortage and how finance, religion and ethics are connected.

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Prudence in Politics

Host Bridget Richardson and guest Dr. Christopher Wolfe discuss how where you get your news matters, the Catholic worldview and prudence in politics.

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Protest is Prayer

The cry for justice in nationwide protests are echoes of the Psalms. Darnell Miller discusses the parallels so, as a Church, we work for the dignity of all people.

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Understanding United States/Chinese Relations

Dr. Hans Stockton and Bridget Richardson discuss the closing of the Chinese Consulate in Houston. Dr. Stockton describes how to understand the situation and what it means for citizens. They also reflect on aspects of faith and culture.   Participant: Dr. Hans Stockton (史 漢 傑) Dean, Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences & Global…

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Seeing the Silver Lining

The past month has been strange, but in the midst of all the stress and anxiety brought about by coronavirus there has been a silver lining – the turn to social media to support and continue building community. Expand

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Find Your Saint Posse

Darnell Miller asks you to identify Saints that could become part of your posse – that is Saints you can grow with. He shares his favorites and a few other Saints.

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