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Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by Alexandra Carroll, Director of Communications at the Catholics Mobilizing Network, which is working to amplify the church’s renewed efforts to end the death penalty in the United States. They’ll discuss why Catholics, specifically, oppose capital punishment, and they’ll look back at the history of Catholic organizing against the death penalty. Carroll will give a preview of what’s to come and share how listeners, Catholic and non-Catholic alike, can get involved.

Rachel Maddow in an age of Trump – Next State of Belief!

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio –

Welton Gaddy with Rachel MaddowOur long-planned, exclusive, post-election interview with Rachel Maddow, host of the Rachel Maddow Show on MNSBC.

It’s hard to believe how much has changed in this country in the short time since the inauguration of Donald J Trump as President of the United States. In October, Rachel and Welton speculated on this show about what different electoral outcomes might look like. Now, they’ll discuss that outcome, the activism it has inspired, and the changes in our nation – and our world – that have already happened, as well as what’s likely to be coming next.

We are immensely gratified to have this chance to spend time once again with Rachel – and excited to share that conversation with you this weekend.

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A peek at CPAC; new planets; Jewish refugee action – Next State of Belief!

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio –

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference has just ended in Washington, DC. People for the American Way Senior Fellow Peter Montgomery was there, and we’ll get his first-person report of the strange goings-on he witnessed.

Also, NASA has discovered exoplanets that seem similar to earth. We’ll get a take on how significant this news is from Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, an astrophysicist and director of the Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

And activism on behalf of beleaguered refugees: Welton will talk with Rabbi Jennie Rosenn, Vice President for Community Engagement at HIAS, a leading Jewish refugee aid organization.

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