Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed
Subscribe: iTunes | Android |
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City joins Bishop Wall to talk about the life of Fr. Stanley Rother, the first U.S.-born martyr whose cause for beatification is before the Vatican.
00:32 – Introduction to Archbishop Paul Coakley
02:24 – Who was Fr. Stanley Rother?
03:35 – What exactly is a martyr, how how does the concept of martyrdom fit within the Catholic Church?
05:21 – Latin America and the Catholic Church in the 1960s
08:13 – Why Fr. Rother is called “The shepherd who didn’t run”
12:42 – How Archbishop Coakley became involved in Fr. Rother’s cause for canonization
17:00 – When a canonization cause is accepted by the Vatican, what does the process look like? How does this differ for someone who has been declared a martyr?
The Story of Fr. Stanley Rother – His life and death
The Shepherd Who Didn’t Run – the biography of Fr. Rother from Our Sunday Visitor
Send us your questions!
Do you have a question for Bishop Wall? Leave it in the comments below, send us a message on Facebook, or email us at email@example.com.
You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes right here.
Thanks for listening!