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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, December 04, 2020
Since 2004, Bai Macfarlane has been upholding the dignity of marriage in light of no-fault divorce. Under no-fault divorce, the party that still loves his or her spouse and wants to keep the family together is virtually defenseless. Mary’s Advocates is a voice for faithful spouses, and provides resources to equip those in positions of authority and influence to encourage reconciliation and denounce marital abandonment and unjust separations.
Bai spoke in Rome for Human Life International Rome about the marriage crisis and the Code of Canon Law. Her paper was distributed to the delegates at the Synod of Bishops. Mary’s Advocates work has been publicized by Homiletic and Pastoral Review, National Catholic Register, the United Stated Conference of Catholic Bishops, and LifeSite News. She’s been a radio guest on Relevant Radio, Ave Maria Radio, and EWTN.
Before marriage, Bai earned earned a bachelor of science from the University of Notre Dame. She was a stay-at-home mom raising four children under the age of 12 just prior to beginning her marriage work.
Posted on: Wednesday, November 25, 2020
(November 25, 2020) Dr J is once again a guest of Todd Sylvestri, Ellen Taylor, and Mike Romano on LA Catholic Morning. This week marked the 100-year anniversary of legalized abortion (first practiced in the Soviet Union). Millions and millions of casualties have been the result, as well as some corollary ideas and policies.
Posted on: Thursday, November 19, 2020
(November 19, 2020) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. This week marked the 100-year anniversary of legalized abortion (first practiced in the Soviet Union). Millions and millions of casualties have been the result, far more than any of our wars.
Posted on: Thursday, November 05, 2020
(November 5, 2020) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. They're discussing the sexual revolution's effects on the body both before and in the midst of COVID-19.
Posted on: Friday, October 30, 2020
John Horvat II is a scholar, researcher, educator, and international speaker. He is vice president and a member of the board of directors for the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP), head of the TFP Commission for American studies, and a TFP Sedes Sapientiae Institute instructor. Additionally, Mr. Horvat is a member of the Association of Christian Economists, The Philadelphia Society, the National Association of Scholars, and the Catholic Writers Guild, as well as an Acton University participant.
Mr. Horvat is the author of the book Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian Society–Where We’ve Been, How We Got Here and Where We Need to Go. Horvat's writings have appeared worldwide including in The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Post, American Thinker, TheBlaze, Crisis, FOX News, and The Washington Times, as well as other publications and websites. He gives more than 150 radio and TV interviews annually.
This episode of the Dr. J Show focuses on the connection between cultural and economic decline. Topics discussed include:
When he’s not writing, Mr. Horvat enjoys jogging and fencing. He lives in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania.
Posted on: Friday, October 23, 2020
Dr. Donald T. Critchlow is the American political history professor at Arizona State University. He is the author and editor of 25 books and is the founding editor of Journal of Policy History published by Cambridge University Press. He has appeared on C-Span, National Public Radio, BBC World News, and many talk radio programs. He has written for the Washington Post, the New York Observer, the New York Post, and National Review.
In this interview he narrates the events that have happened in America that led us to today. This story affects everyone.
Dr Critchlow's many books include:
Posted on: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
(September 22, 2020) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on "Issues, Etc." Today they're discussing Netflix's newest controversial offering, Cuties.
Posted on: Friday, September 18, 2020
Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse is the founder of the Ruth Institute, a global non-profit organization that defends the family at home and in the public square and equips others to do the same. She is passionate about equipping family advocates with the knowledge and confidence to defend the family at home and in the public square.
Dr. Morse was a campaign spokeswoman for California’s winning Proposition 8 campaign, defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. She has authored or co-authored five books and spoken around the globe on marriage, family and human sexuality. Her work has been translated into Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Polish and Chuukese, the native language of the Micronesian Islands. Her newest books are The Sexual Revolution and Its Victims and 101 Tips for Marrying the Right Person, coauthored with Betsy Kerekes.
She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Rochester and taught economics at Yale and George Mason Universities.
Dr. Morse was named one of the “Catholic Stars of 2013” on a list that included Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI.
Dr. Morse and her husband are parents of an adopted child, a birth child, a goddaughter and were foster parents for San Diego County to eight foster children. In 2015, Dr. Morse and her husband relocated to Lake Charles, Louisiana, where the work of the Ruth Institute continues.
Posted on: Friday, August 21, 2020
Paul Kengor, Ph.D., is professor of political science at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, and a New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen books. He is senior director and chief academic fellow at the Institute for Faith & Freedom and formerly served as visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. His articles have appeared in publications from the Washington Post and USA Today to the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times; he is a longtime columnist and senior editor for The American Spectator. Dr. Kengor is an internationally recognized authority on (among other topics) Ronald Reagan, the Cold War, communism, socialism, and conservatism.
Dr. Kengor is frequently interviewed by the BBC, Fox News, MSNBC, C-SPAN, NPR, EWTN, the Christian Broadcasting Network, by radio hosts such as Glenn Beck, Mark Levin, and Bill Bennett, and by TV personalities like Megyn Kelly, Bill O’Reilly, and Joe Scarborough. He often writes for National Catholic Register and Crisis Magazine. Dr. Kengor’s books have been published by HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Harvard University Press, Oxford University Press, Ignatius Press, the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, HarperPerennial, and many others. In 2017, he released what has been described as his “magnum opus,” A Pope and a President: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century. Among his bestsellers are the 2012 book, The Communist, and his 2004 classic, God and Ronald Reagan. Several of his books are the basis for major films, including the film The Divine Plan (Robert Orlando, producer), which screened in theaters nationwide in 2019. In the summer of 2020, he will be publishing The Devil and Karl Marx (St. Benedict Press/TAN Books).
Kengor is a frequent public speaker, at venues such as the Ronald Reagan Library, the Reagan Ranch Center, National Press Club, Heritage Foundation, Princeton University’s James Madison Program, American Enterprise Institute, the Center for Strategic & International Studies, the Gerald Ford Library, the National Presbyterian Church, the Fulton Sheen Cultural Center, and at colleges including the University of Virginia, the College of William & Mary, the Naval Academy, and Notre Dame University.
Kengor received his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and master’s degree from The American University’s School of International Service. He holds an honorary doctorate from Franciscan University. He and his wife, Susan, have eight children, two of which are adopted.
Posted on: Friday, July 17, 2020
Kimberly Ells is a writer, mother, and policy advisor for Family Watch International, where she works to protect children from early sexualization and to promote the family as the fundamental unit of society.
Kimberly is an avid researcher and writer on family issues, and has authored international policy briefs. She has spoken at the United Nations and other venues across the country in defense of women and children.
Kimberly's new book, The Invincible Family: Why the Global Campaign to Crush Motherhood and Fatherhood Can’t Win, documents the global children’s sexual rights movement.
Kimberly graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English. She is married and is the mother of five children.