2021-10-16 - The relationship of the Church and Native Americans, plus political and corporate responses to global religious persecution.
New Mexico Bishop James Wall discusses the plans for the USCCB to support Native American ministries in the U.S. and reconcile former injustices against indigenous communities. Reporter Mark Irons provides an overview of the relationship of the Catholic Church with tribal nations and shares his own experience working in these communities. This episode also features a discussion with Nury Turkel, Vice Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Mr. Turkel was born in a re-education camp in China and now works in the U.S. fighting for religious freedom. And synodality kicks off in the U.S.— what this means for the American Church.