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Welcome to the Ruth Institute podcast page! This is one of my favorite places on the entire site! Here we've collected recordings of my speeches, interviews, and other programs for you to enjoy. Some of these podcasts are from live lecture halls, speeches or rallies. Others are from radio interviews. In all cases, you receive the benefit of the Ruth Institute knowledge and experience on all issues relating to the Sexual Revolution.
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Posted on: Friday, August 07, 2020
Faith Hakesley is a wife, homeschooling mother, blogger, and author. She was born and raised in Massachusetts where she graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Following graduation, she worked in the Psychology field until the birth of her first child. Over the course of her life, Faith has overcome many traumas including rape by a Catholic priest, the death of a brother, and has lived through incurable cancer as well as a serious heart condition that nearly took her life.
In 2008, Faith was one of five victims of clerical abuse from the Archdiocese of Boston to meet privately with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI during his trip to Washington, D.C. Their meeting awoke in her heart the yearning to use her story in order to help others. Since then, she has become passionate about sharing her personal story in order to offer hope, healing, and peace to those who are suffering. Faith strives to break the stigmas associated with trauma and encourages others to find hope through their faith.
Faith has appeared on CNN, Face the Nation, Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo, Kresta in the Afternoon with Al Kresta, EWTN News Nightly with Lauren Ashburn, Emmanuel Radio with Cindy Dorsey, WJR with Marie Osborne, and Catholic TV's This is the Day with Bishop Robert Reed. She was a guest speaker at the 2009 Women Affirming Life Breakfast in Norwood, MA and has been a contributing writer for the National Catholic Register.
Her first book, Glimmers of Grace: Moments of Peace and Healing Following Sexual Abuse, a devotional for victims of sexual abuse, will be published by Our Sunday Visitor in August of 2020. She maintains a blog called Faith Restored which can be found on her website faithhakesley.com.
Posted on: Saturday, July 25, 2020
(July 24, 2020) Fr. Paul Sullins is once again a guest of Christine Bacon on her radio show "Breakfast with Bacon." They're discussing the tragic problem of clergy sexual abuse and misconduct in the Catholic church in light of the recent USCCB audit.
This audit is the subject of Fr. Sullins' latest report, "Increasing Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests."
Posted on: Monday, July 13, 2020
(July 13, 2020) Fr. Paul Sullins is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's "Driving Home the Faith." They're discussing the tragic problem of clergy sexual abuse and misconduct in the Catholic church in light of the recent USCCB audit, which is the subject of Fr. Sullins' latest report.
Check out Fr. Sullins' report, "Increasing Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests," at ruthinstitute.org/csa-2020-background.
Hear Fr. Sullins' longer presentation at our annual Survivors' Summit this weekend! Check it out at ruthinstitute.org/summit.
Posted on: Wednesday, July 08, 2020
(July 8, 2020) Fr. Paul Sullins is once again a guest of Molly Smith on Salem Radio's "From the Median." They're discussing the tragic problem of clergy sexual abuse and misconduct in the Catholic church in light of the recent USCCB audit, which is the subject of Fr. Sullins' latest report. Read it here:"Increasing Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests," at ruthinstitute.org/csa-2020-background.
Posted on: Monday, July 06, 2020
(July 6, 2020) Fr. Paul Sullins is a guest of Al Kresta on Ave Maria Radio's "Kresta in the Afternoon." They're discussing the recent USCCB audit, which investigates the ongoing problem of clerical sexual abuse within the Catholic church. It's also the subject of Fr. Sullins' latest report. Read the whole thing, "Increasing Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests," at ruthinstitute.org/csa-2020-background.
Posted on: Friday, May 08, 2020
Tracy Shannon is mother of 4 blessings and a grandmother. She has studied what she calls the “neo-morality movement” for 20 years. Tracy’s family was profoundly impacted by the transgender movement many years ago, and that moved Tracy from the sidelines (merely protecting her own children from being inducted into "new" sexual mores) and onto the battlefront in the culture wars.
Recently, Tracy has taken on Drag Queen Story Hours in Texas and across the country. She exposed how libraries determined to introduce children to adult entertainers and transsexuals disregarded their own policies allowing sex offenders to be held out as role models to young children in taxpayer-funded public libraries.
Tracy is the Texas Director for MassResistance Texas, and led parents there in pushing back against the debauched drag queen program for children as young as four. She has also contributed to research of the programs across the nation and helped parents in several states push back against this programming.
Posted on: Friday, November 01, 2019
(October 2019) It's Friday, and this is an audio podcast of our weekly video broadcast of "The Dr J Show." This week's guest is Kevin Wells, former sports reporter and author of The Priests We Need and Burst, A Story of God's Grace When Life Falls Apart. He and Dr J are discussing infertility, good priests, bad priests, and more in this episode of The Dr J Show.
This is an audio podcast of our newest video project, The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.
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Posted on: Friday, October 25, 2019
(October 25, 2019) This Friday, we have some urgent action items for you with regards to a breaking case in Texas. James Younger, a 7-year-old boy, appears to be being forced to live as a girl by his non-biological mother. He is in danger of being chemically and possibly surgically transitioned in addition to being forced to wear dresses, a train of craziness that began when he watched "Frozen" and liked the character Elsa. We're making available hotlines to Governor Abbott, petitions, and generally raising awareness, which may have an effect on Judge Kim Cooks' handling of this case. More details in this special breaking news episode of The Dr J Show.
Governor Abbott's opinion hotline is (512) 463-1782 or gov.texas.gov/contact, to reach Texas governor Greg Abbott. The Judge handling this case is Democrat Kim Cooks of the 255th Family District Court. The hashtag for this issue is #SaveJames. Keep the heat on!
LifePetitions also has a SaveJames petition, currently with over 76,000 signatures: Support Dad and Texas Governor's bid to save 7-year-old boy from being turned into girl
Posted on: Thursday, October 24, 2019
(October 24, 2019) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the terrible case of James Younger, which involves issues surrounding transition of a minor, parental custody, divorce, and artificial reproductive technologies.
Dr J mentioned a segment of our new video podcast where she interviewed Brandon Showalter for a broad overview of the current transgender movement; that's available here.
Posted on: Friday, October 11, 2019
By now you know the drill: it's Friday, and this is an audio podcast of our weekly video broadcast of "The Dr J Show." This week's guest is Dr. Deborah Rodriguez, a pediatrician whose specialty is working with children and families who've experienced trauma, including survivors of abuse and human trafficking. She works with the Hopeful Hearts Ministry and the Maria Goretti Network, and she's a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect.
Action Item: Buy the book Abuse of Trust. Read it! Give it to your pastor, school principal or anyone else involved in ministry. Give it a positive review on Amazon!
Follow the guidelines of trauma-informed ministry: