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    Protecting Life from Substance Abuse and the Legacy of Eugenics

    Today on JustLove, we are exploring two very difficult topics. Both have carried legacies particular to the American experience: the history of addiction and policy responses of varying efficacy and effect, and the black experience of forced sterilization in the name of eugenic policies – and the path towards pro-life activism. Dr. Kenneth Leonard, Ph.D., is the Director and Senior Research Scientist at the University at Buffalo’s Clinical & Research Institute on Addiction. He joins us to highlight the current state of substance abuse in the United States given October’s designation as “Substance Abuse Prevention Month.” Elaine Riddick is a pro-life activist and the Executive Director of the Rebecca Project…

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    The Campaign for Charity and Justice and Halloween during COVID-19

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about how the Catholic Charities Campaign for Charity and Justice has help parishes and community groups, and also how we can keep safe while still celebrating Halloween during the pandemic. Father Gregory Chisholm, S.J. is the Pastor of St. Charles Borromeo, Resurrection and All Saints Parish in Harlem, New York, and the Dean of Central Harlem for the Archdiocese of New York. Father Chisholm talks to us about the work of the Inter-Parish Racial Justice Group, which funding from the Campaign for Charity and Justice, helps the Parish of St. Charles Borromeo, Resurrection and All Saints maintain some of…

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    Education for Girls in Honduras and the Emotional Effects of the Quarantine

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about a campaign to help girls in Honduras get an education and also what the emotional effects of the quarantine are. Lilliam Paetzold is the President and Head of School for Notre Dame Academy Schools, a private, all-girls Catholic elementary and high school founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1949. Lilliam shares with us about the launch of a campaign that Notre Dame Academy is spearheading – the “Women Helping Women Challenge.” This campaign seeks to get the support of girl’s schools across the country to help support other young women in the community of Tegucigalpa, Honduras…

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    Sports during COVID-19 and the Closing of Yankee Stadium to Fans

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the steps being taken by varsity sports teams in order to protect their players from the pandemic, and he also talks about the MLB’s decision to exclude fans from attending baseball games. Coach Jim Engles is the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Columbia University in New York City. As universities contemplate a return to classes this Autumn in our new COVID-19 reality, and sports programs around the country contemplate a return to play, Coach Jim Engles talks to us about how Columbia University is planning on answering some of these questions, and what he thinks the upcoming basketball…

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    The Life and Legacy of President Nelson Mandela and a Virtual Baking Course

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the life and legacy of President Mandela and also looks at “Bake-a-Camp,” a virtual baking class. Prof. Muna Ndulo, LLM is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of International and Comparative Law at Cornell University School of Law. During this week, when we recall the birth of Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa, Prof. Ndulo shares a bit about the extraordinary man that Nelson Mandela was, what his legacy is in South Africa and throughout the world, and what that legacy contributes to the movement for Racial Equality today. Brocha Friedman is the Head Baker for the…