Fr. James Martin on The Catholic Leaders Podcast

Welcome to The Catholic Leaders Podcast! In this episode, our Executive Partners Kim Smolik and Kerry Robinson talk with Fr. James Martin, SJ about welcoming those at the margins, the value of diversity, and young adult participation.

Fr. James Martin, SJ is a Jesuit priest, best-selling author, Editor-At-Large of America Media, consultor to the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication, and a leader working to build inclusivity in the Catholic Church. Among his books are the best-selling “The Jesuit Guide to (almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life,” “Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone,” and “Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity.” Some of his ministry focuses on building inclusivity for LGBTQ Catholics that is grounded in Christ’s love and Catholic teaching. Fr. Jim is a frequent commentator in the media about issues of religion and spirituality and sought-after public speaker.

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Twitter: @JamesMartinSJ
Facebook: @JamesMartinSJ
Instagram: @jamesmartinsj
TikTok: @jamesmartinsj

In this episode, we touch on:

  • The need to welcome and include others
  • The value of diversity in the Church and society
  • Diverse leadership, especially that of young adults

This episode of the podcast is generously sponsored by Susan King. Susan is a member of Leadership Roundtable’s Board of Directors and a renowned journalist, spending more than 20 years as an anchor and reporter in Washington, D.C. Today, she is the Thomas Kerry Distinguished Professor and former Dean of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Susan is sponsoring today’s episode in memory of a Catholic leader who greatly inspired her: the late Cokie Roberts. Cokie was a devoted Catholic and long-time journalist for ABC News and NPR.

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