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This Catholic Life Podcast

Aug 2019

You Give Love A Bad Name - S01 EP2

August 8, 2019

Show Notes:

Hosts:  Peter Holmes & Renee Kohler

Guest:  Cormac McCaughn




What and who give Christians a bad name.

• Sexual abuse scandals

• Cover-ups

• Israel Follau

• Donald Trump

• Bad experiences with Christians

• Judgemental Christians

• Legalistic Christians

• “You are going to Hell!”

• Using the victims as political capital

• Christian “rock”

• Televangelists


Non-Christian world

• New Age “paganism”

• Post Christian culture



• Married priests?

• Clericalism?

• Proper responses to complaints

• Institutional solutions?

• Personal solutions?

• Changing the experience person to person


One minute wonder

• Children help us understand God’s love for us

• Rublev's icon of the Trinity


Links and Resources:

The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector is Luke 18:9-14.


Christian Music mentioned:

Matt Maher

Toby Mac


Bernard Manning Quote

Rublev's icon of the Trinity:


#yougiveloveabadname, #catholic, #peterholmes, #israelfollau, #sexualabuse, #catholicscandal, #christianrock


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