Engaging Catholics: Interviews about faith and culture by Sean Salai, S.J.

Dawn Eden (photo provided)

The following series of web interviews with American writers, priests, politicians, thinkers and other public figures represents a dialogue between Catholicism and various aspects of secular culture. Most of the interviewees are Catholic, but not all. Many of them are simply Catholics working in the secular world. Others work in church ministry, but with a focus on engaging cultural and intellectual frontiers beyond Catholicism. These interviews are featured exclusively here on America's website and were conducted by Sean Salai, S.J.

The Catholic Blogosphere: Q&A with Father John Zuhlsdorf

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'Eager to Love': Author Q&A with Father Richard Rohr, O.F.M.

Remembering Nixon's Catholic Coup: An Interview with Pat Buchanan

Catholicism and Baseball: Questions for MLB Umpire Mark Wegner

With God in the Russian Mission: Q&A with Father Anthony Corcoran, S.J.

Putting Out Into the Deep: 6 Questions for Colleen Carroll Campbell

Faith and Talk Radio: An Interview with Michael 'Lionel' Lebron

On Being a Catholic Novelist: Questions for Deacon Ron Hansen

Reimagining Immigration Policy: 10 Questions for Robert Royal

The Convert Maker: Questions for Father C. John McCloskey

The Future of Catholic Media: An Interview with Father Thomas Rosica, C.S.B.

Church Reform from Below: An Interview with Bishop Frank Caggiano

Finding God on Death Row: 10 Questions for Chaplain Dale Recinella

Ethnic Cleansing in the Sudan: An Interview with Bishop Macram Gassis, M.C.C.I.

'Wayfaring Stranger': Author Q&A with Crime Writer James Lee Burke

‘Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?’: Author Q&A with Vatican Astronomers Guy Consolmagno and Paul Mueller

Recording the American Catholic Experience: Questions for Paul Elie

Building the Kingdom in China: Q&A with a Jesuit Architect and Missionary Terry Curry, S.J.

'The Classical Moment': Author Q&A with Father James Schall, S.J.

'The Liar's Wife': An Interview with Author Mary Gordon

St. John Paul II, Europe and Church Reform: 10 Questions for George Weigel

Come Worship the Lord: An Interview with John Michael Talbot

Writing for the Eschaton: Q&A with Author Michael D. O'Brien

Finding God in the Bible: Author Q&A with Father Mitch Pacwa, S.J.

Liberal and Catholic: 12 Questions for James Carville

Conservative and Catholic: 12 Questions for Ramesh Ponnuru

How God Heals Sexual Abuse: An Interview with Author Dawn Eden

An Atheist Rebuts Mandated Contraception: Q&A with Elizabeth Nolan Brown

'Gay and Catholic': An Interview with Author Eve Tushnet

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