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    Lessons of Resilience: Father’s Day, Cancer, and Israel’s History

    As we prepare to honor and appreciate fathers and the essential role they play in their families, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan engages in meaningful conversations with two remarkable individuals. Mark A. Harris, a fitness instructor and patient advocate, shares his experience of coping with his personal struggle with prostate cancer and the loss of his son to the disease. Drawing from his own experiences, Harris offers insights on how to support men and their families who are dealing with the diagnosis of prostate cancer. In another segment, Dr. Rami Arav, Ph.D., a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Religion and History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, sheds light on the ancient…

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    Stories of Encounters, Impact, and Transformations

    On this episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan discusses the newly published book “Mutuality in El Barrio: Stories of the Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Services” with Prof. Brenna Moore, Ph.D., co-author of the book from Fordham University Press. The book examines the encounters of the Little Sisters of the Assumption with women and children who migrated from Mexico to East Harlem over the past 50 years, and details the impact of these encounters on the Sisters, the women and children, and the community as a whole. Additionally, Monsignor Sullivan speaks with Melina Gonzalez, the Community & Individual Engagement Manager at LSA Family Health Services, who shares her…

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    Innovations in Healthcare and Addressing Security Challenges

    On this episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan speaks with Shawn Carney the Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin about the Virtual Nursing Platform “Nurse Disrupted” – a tablet-based technology designed to virtually connect registered nurses to those who are homeless and other vulnerable populations – which is being utilized by Catholic Charities of Madison as part of its “Health Housing Initiative. He also talks with Prof. Francois Pierre-Louis, Ph.D., a Haitian-born Professor of Political Science at Queens College of the City University of New York about the worsening security situation in Haiti – primarily at the hands of heavily-armed street gangs – and what…

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    Religious Nationalism, Hope, and Anti-Poverty Initiatives

    On today’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan has a conversation with Prof. David Thang Moe, Ph.D. about the religious nationalism and tribalism that has fueled the ongoing conflict in Southeast Asia Nation of Myanmar. Moe who himself was born and raised in a small village in Myanmar – and where he sees hope for the future of the country of his birth. In addition, he talks with Dr. James Sullivan, Ph.D.  as we look at the University of Notre Dame’s new antipoverty initiative dedicated to developing and advancing innovative solutions to assist vulnerable populations in addition to training a new generation of leaders committed to the fight against poverty. 

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    Empowering Women’s Health and Human Rights

    On this weekend of Mother’s Day where we will be focusing on the topic of Maternal Health, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan speaks to Jonah Gensler, Chief Executive Officer, and Pura Cruz, Senior Client Advocate of LSA Family Health Services about how the organization they serve focuses their work on women and provides these women with the best care possible. He also has a conversation with Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut Prof Christine Susienka about Human Rights – both what they are specifically, and who has the responsibility – legally and morally – to protect them.

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