Brandon McGinley

Editor at Eternal World Television Network, Catholic writer based in Pittsburgh

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Brandon McGinley is a writer and editor in Pittsburgh. In addition to his work in Catholic media in the US, he is a regular contributor to the Scottish Catholic Observer.

Brandon McGinley on KCRW

Nearly 200 Catholic bishops and high-ranking clergy are in Vatican City for a meeting on child sex abuse within the church -- and efforts that individual diocese around the world made…

Clergy address sexual abuse by priests and the Catholic Church’s history of covering it up

Nearly 200 Catholic bishops and high-ranking clergy are in Vatican City for a meeting on child sex abuse within the church -- and efforts that individual diocese around the world made…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump has been saying repeatedly, since 2015, that he’s going to make Christmas great again, as if the holiday has been under attack.

Black Santa and the politicization of Christmas

President Trump has been saying repeatedly, since 2015, that he’s going to make Christmas great again, as if the holiday has been under attack.

from One Year Later

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Ken White and Josh Barro talk about “meat and potatoes” crimes, and what it means when you say the value of your pro bono legal counsel is unascertainable.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

“The Great Influenza” author John Barry gave us a warning 16 years ago that is extremely relevant to today’s Covid-19 pandemic: It is always fatal to allow politics to trump science.

from Scheer Intelligence

For weeks, pro-Armenia demonstrators have donated their money, packed church parking lots, and shut down traffic on city streets across Los Angeles County in protest of the ongoing,…

from Greater LA

In the wake of nationwide and international protests against racism, Germany’s Green Party wants to change Article 3 of the nation’s Basic Law by removing “Rasse” – in English, “race”…

from Studio Berlin

This week we revisit our discussion on universal basic income. The debate over UBI is not a new one, but it has gotten more attention in the wake of the COVID-19 health crisis.

from Studio Berlin

The U.K. variant of COVID-19 is doubling every 10 days in the U.S., according to a report out Sunday. Dr. Anthony Fauci says this variant could become the dominant strain in the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than 14 million people have downloaded Germany’s COVID-19 contact tracing app.

from Studio Berlin

On Oct. 3, 1990, less than a year after the fall of the Berlin Wall, East and West Germany were reunited.

from Studio Berlin

With the COVID-19 health crisis still at the top of Germany’s agenda, have climate change policies fallen to the wayside? Or has the pandemic provided a test run in crisis management?

from Studio Berlin