logo

12 July 2024

logo

Share this video:

Or choose a specific part to share:

Start at:
Stop at:
Preview

Embed this video, or the specific part you've chosen, on your site:

Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits, Unholy) and Patricia Miller (Religion Dispatches, Good Catholics)

On The Posner Show, Sarah speaks with Patti about the Extraordinary General Synod taking place this week in Rome. Patti argues that conservative fears that the synod will produce radical changes are misplaced. She traces the church’s position on contraception to decisions made during the last synod in 1980. Nonetheless, she says, a midterm report from this synod contained some surprising revelations, notably signals that the church may stop referring to homosexuality as “intrinsically disordered” and to unmarried couples as “living in sin.” What did a German bishop really say about African bishops and homosexuality? What does Patricia’s book have to say about a role for pro-choice Catholics? Finally: How Francis’s synod represents very “modest proposals.”

Play entire video
Recorded:Oct 16    Posted:Oct 18, 2014
Download:
mp3
The Posner Show | Oct 18, 2014 | Sarah Posner & Patricia Miller

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Biden Presses On

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and Andrew Day discuss items from the Earthling, the weekend edition of the Nonzero Newsletter.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

The Biden Mess

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and Vox senior correspondent Eric Levitz discuss Biden’s defiant refusal to step down, strategies to force him off the ticket, and the odds of electoral disaster.

The DMZ

Kamala or BUST?

playvideo screenshot

Is Kamala Harris the obvious choice to replace Joe Biden? Or are there better options? Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss on this week’s DMZ.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Biden’s Fragility, Trump’s Immunity

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and Andrew Day discuss news items that would have appeared in the Earthling, the weekend edition of the Nonzero Newsletter (had there been one).

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Biden’s Brain

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and psychologist Paul Bloom discuss the presidential debate, what it revealed about the president’s cognitive state, and where the Democrats could—and should—go from here.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Brave New AI World

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and Jeffrey Ladish, Executive Director of Palisade Research, discuss superintelligence, US-China rivalry, and the perils of AI acceleration.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Presidential Debate Preview

playvideo screenshot

Matt K. Lewis and Bill Scher discuss the first Biden-Trump debate of 2024.

Nonzero (The Wright Show)

Reckoning with China

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and New York Times diplomatic correspondent Edward Wong discuss Chinese history, US-China relations, and Edward’s new book, At the Edge of Empire.

The DMZ

Trump Hates Milwaukee

playvideo screenshot

Can Biden win the debate just by stringing two sentences together? Matt K. Lewis and Bill Scher discuss on this week’s DMZ.