Podcasts

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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Understanding SOCE (Sexual Orientation Change Efforts)

The Rev. D. Paul Sullins, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Associate of the Ruth Institute. He recently retired as Professor of Sociology at the Catholic University of America, Washington DC. Dr. Sullins is a leader in the field of research on same-sex parenting and its implications for child development. He has written four books and over 100 journal articles, research reports, and essays on issues of family, faith, and culture. His reports on clerical sexual abuse from the Pennsylvania Grand Jury data, John Jay data, LA Times, and other sources have garnered international acclaim.

Dr. Sullins continues as Research Professor and Director of the Leo Initiative for Social Research at Catholic University, as well as Director of the Summer Institute of Catholic Social Thought. He also serves on the board of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists (SCSS), the Center for Family and Human Rights (C-FAM), and the Natural Family Journal. He is a Fellow of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI), and was an Ignatius Loyola Fellow for Catholic Identity at the Center for the Advancement of Catholic Higher Education.

Formerly Episcopalian, Dr. Sullins is a married Catholic priest. He and his wife, Patricia, have an inter-racial family of three children, two adopted. He serves as Associate Pastor of the Church of Saint Mark the Evangelist, Hyattsville, MD.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here, with readings and resources.


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Part of this PRIDEful Breakfast

(May 20, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. They're discussing Kelloggs' new Pride cereal just in time for June, which of course is Pride month.

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Sex v. COVID, Colorado Health Department edition

(February 18, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith.Today they're discussing questionable "sex in time of COVID" practices recommended by the Colorado Department of Public Health.

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Quebecois Catholic Church Shrinking in Time of COVID

(February 1, 2021) Fr. Paul Sullins is once again a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing the decline of the Catholic church in Quebec.

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AUDIO: A Christian Approach to Psychotherapy

Dr Suzanne Baars is a licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist in Irving, Texas, where she operates her private practice, In His Image Christian Counseling. Sue has worked extensively in the field of counseling since 1986 in both hospital and outpatient settings, and focuses her work on the integration of the Christian anthropology of St. Thomas Aquinas with the treatment of a variety of emotional & spiritual problems, among them Emotional Deprivation Disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and scrupulosity. She is also a popular presenter at Catholic conferences around the country and has been a frequent guest on EWTN’s Women of Grace. She often presents the work of her late father, psychiatrist and author Conrad Baars, a pioneer in the field of Catholic psychology. Sue cites the cultural erosion of the family as the root of the lack of affirmation from which many people in our time suffer.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here. Readings and resources below cut.


Some of Sue’s lecture series include: Made in His Image: Healing and Wholeness for Living the Affirming Life (4 CDs) and The Abode of Love: Developing the Heart (10 CDs). She and a colleague edited a collection of Dr. Baars’ articles and monographs related to the priesthood entitled, I Will Give Them a New Heart: Reflections on the Priesthood and the Renewal of the Church.

Sue has been on the faculty of the Institute for Priestly Formation almost every summer since 2008, where she teaches diocesan seminarians. She is a Past President of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association and holds a doctorate in Family Therapy from Texas Woman’s University.

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AUDIO: How Unbiased are Facebook "Fact-Checkers?"

James D. Agresti is the president of Just Facts, a think tank dedicated to publishing rigorously documented facts about public policy issues. His research on wide-ranging topics—including abortion, healthcare, sex trafficking, taxes, gun control, pollution, energy, global warming, and the national debt—has been cited by universities, think tanks, major media outlets, and government entities at local, state and national levels. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Brown University and has worked as a designer of jet aircraft engines, a technical sales professional, and chief engineer of a firm that customizes helicopters. He is the author of Rational Conclusions, a book evidencing factual support for the Bible across a broad array of academic disciplines.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here. Readings and resources below cut.


Topics discussed in this episode of the Dr. J Show include:

  • Beware the Fact-Checkers!
    • common sophomoric errors of the Fact Checkers
    • left-leaning Fact Checkers
    • Facebook cherry-picks its fact checkers
  • Studies that control for negative consequences in order to gain biased conclusions (for example: study of lesbian parents that controlled for alcoholism, which has a higher incidence of occurring in lesbian parents
  • Differences between JustFacts.com and JustFactsDaily.com
  • Voter Fraud exposed: 16% of non-citizens illegally vote

Readings & Resources


Sexual Sin and Purity of Heart

Fr. Paul Sullins is once again a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing premarital sex, fornication, and sexual sin in the Catholic church.

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Same-Sex Marriage Acceptance

Fr. Paul Sullins is once again a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing rising acceptance and support of same-sex marriage among Americans. The percentage of non-straight Americans is also rising.

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DR J SHOW AUDIO: How Could Trump And Biden Both Be President? Could That Start a Civil War?

Today our own Communications Director Don Feder interviews Phillip Jauregui of the Judicial Action Group on Amy Coney Barrett filling the Supreme Court vacancy.

Phillip is an expert in constitutional law, judicial policy, and non-profit coalition building. He is admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and all of Alabama's State and local courts.

Phillip worked in the judicial branch as law clerk to Chief Justice Perry O. Hooper, Sr., of the Alabama Supreme Court and also served the executive branch as Assistant Legal Advisor to Alabama Governor Fob James. Phillip founded the Judicial Action Group in 2006.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.


In the early 2000s, Phillip was an organizer for a new national grassroots education and lobbying organization, Judeo-Christian Council for Constitutional Restoration, Inc. which was dedicated for the next generation to stopping judicial supremacy. He also served as Executive Director of the Judeo-Christian Council and as Coalition Builder for ValuesVoter.Org, which coordinated over fifty national ministries on a common legislative agenda: the “Values Voters Contract with Congress.”

Phillip has served as a guest host for talk radio shows, has appeared on Fox News' Hannity & Colmes, CNN's Paula Zahn Show, CNBC's Capitol Report, ABC's Good Morning America, and other news programs. His legal work has been featured in various publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and others.

Phillip is a member of the Alliance Defense Fund (Honor Corps and Allied Attorney) and Prison Fellowship – Alabama Council and previously served on the Board of Directors with Sav-A-Lif. He is an alumnus of Samford University, Cumberland School of Law.

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Cuties and the Sexualization of Children

(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.

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