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Episode 23

Why This Girl?

Father Joseph Koczera, S.J., a professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, and Andrew Petiprin, a columnist for Catholic World Report and host of the Ignatius Press podcast, join the Lamplighters to discuss the legacy of The Excorcist.

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Episode 25 /

The Bad Old Days

Amanda Piccirillo of the Josias podcast and Lydia Sherwood join our hosts to discuss memories (and false memories) of the Church of our youth.


Episode 24 /

Houses in Motion

Stephen White, executive director of the Catholic Project, joins our hosts to discuss his organization's recent report examining generational differences among the men who are ordained to the priesthood.


Episode 22 /

Was King Arthur Real?

Shawn Phillip Cooper joins the Lamplighters to discuss King Arthur, Thomas Malory, and The Sword in the Stone.


Episode 21 /

From the Rise of Triumph to the Fall of Roe

Dr. William Marshner and Connie Marshner join The Lamp and the Institute for Human Ecology to look back on their long careers in politics, journalism, and university life. A video recording of the panel is available here.


Episode 20 /

The Crisis of Catholic Atheism

Michael Hanby joins the Lamplighters to discuss his essay in the Trinity 2023 issue of the magazine.


Episode 19 /

The Life of Pablo

Jaspreet Singh Boparai joins our hosts to discuss art criticism and an exhibition of Picasso's works at the Brooklyn Museum.