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The Patrick Coffin Show podcast features weekly interviews with A-list influencers and outliers in the effort to recover the Judeo-Christian roots of the culture. Patrick is the Canadian-born former host of Catholic Answers Live, and he has raving fans around the world. He injects these fascinating interviews with his own distinctive blend of depth and levity. If you’re tired of politically correct mediaspeak, you want to see God back in the public square, and you’re not allergic to having a laugh, this is the place to be.
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Feb 19, 2019

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The Roots of The Priestly Abuse Scandal—Part II

The renowned Dutch psychiatrist and Nazi camp survivor Conrad Baars, MD, diagnosed the roots of the current priesthood crisis some 50 years ago. His insights into what he and longtime collaborator Dr. Anna Terruwe called “deprivation neurosis” are unusually accurate and they anticipate today’s headlines.

As a therapist, writer, and editor, his daughter Suzanne Baars is carrying on her father’s work She dives deep into her late father’s work and how it applies to the current scandals.

 

In this episode you will learn

  • How Baars’ experience of enduring 19 months in the dreaded Buchenwald concentration camp formed and confirmed in him in the work of psychiatry
  • The role played by the anthropology of St. Thomas Aquinas in Baars’ insights into emotional health
  • Why true affirmation is so rare, and yet provides the answer to loneliness, compulsive habits, and deprivation neurosis
  • How emotional immaturity has given rise to the porn pandemic, divorce, and a generation of beta males
  • The relationship between essentially weak men and maternal ways of governing
  • Why priests need to be willing to be hurt and to hurt

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

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Question of the week:

What is one concrete way you can you affirm your pastor as a man and as a priest?

 

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Feb 12, 2019

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This is the first in a series on the roots of the priestly abuse scandal. I know, a sad and depressing topic. But we have to “go there” if we want to “get there.”

Father Paul Sullins, PhD, author and professor emeritus of sociology at the Catholic University of America, has done us all a huge favor. He has collated and made sense of the data drawn from the John Jay Report, the data from the USCCB, the 2002 Los Angeles Times poll about homosexual priests, the data of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Reports, and intel from CARA (Center for Applied Research In the Apostolate).

It’s all in one place, a study done in collaboration with The Ruth Institute. Get the link below. His findings are stunning and sobering.

 

In this episode you will learn

  • Approximately how many boys would NOT have had their lives badly damaged by homosexual priests had the ratio of homosexuals in the priesthood had not skyrocketed from 1950-1980s.
  • Why we need to boldly tell the truth about the real causes of the crisis
  • The approximate proportion of priests today between 65 and 85 who are homosexual
  • Why the crisis is not about clericalism
  • Solid facts to back up bad logic and anti-Catholic arguments about celibacy, and the truth of what has happened in the last 50 years regarding predator behavior among some priests

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

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Question of the week:

How dangerous is political correctness to the mission of the Church?

Feb 5, 2019

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Self-described feminist singer Paula Cole had a hit single in 1996 titled Where Have All the Cowboys Gone,” in which she bemoaned the dearth of real men (“Where is my John Wayne; where is my prairie song; where is my happy ending; where have all the cowboys gone?”)

Something happened to men in the last 50 years. They stopped being men and became guys, and now, in tragic numbers, feckless soy boys.

Dr. Taylor Marshall and Tim Gordon of the smashing TnT podcast (Taylor Marshall and co-host Tim Gordon) and YouTube channel join me to talk about the death of men and how it has affected the behavior of the hierarchy of the Catholic Church. What would a resurrection of men look like?

 

In this episode you will learn

  • Why we need to stop validating the word feminism (namely its toxic meaning) with some kind of nice adjective, like “Christian feminism,” “new feminism.”
  • The roots of the crisis of masculinity
  • How this crisis manifests itself in the disappointing behavior of so many priests, bishops, and cardinals
  • Why the biblical analogy of Christ as Bridegroom and the Church as Bride remains the fundamental truth of the relationship between the sexes
  • The basic distinction between masculine and feminine, and why the sexes are not “equal” but complementary.
  • The true meaning of submission in Ephesians 5 and why it doesn’t mean subjugation

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

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Question of the week:

What do you think is the best one-word synonym for masculinity? Femininity?

Jan 29, 2019

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We read a lot about “the priestly sex abuse scandal,” which goes by various names, most of them euphemisms meant to deflect the truth of the matter. Joseph Sciambra knows all about the deflection of truth. He grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, a product of the beige Catholicism Lite of the 1970s and 80s.

Casual porn use starting before he was ten led him down an increasingly perverse path including a complete embrace of the homosexual lifestyle. He performed in gay porn. He had a near-death experience. He had terrifying encounters with the demonic. And Jesus Christ liberated him.

Joseph became friends with the founding father of reparative therapy, Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, PhD, and the founder of the Courage apostolate. Father John Harvey, OFSF.

His fine blog, josephsciambra.com, is the go-to place if you want to see the pro-LGTB dioceses, archdioceses, gay-friendly prelates and programs infecting the Catholic Church in America and beyond. In this interview, we discuss just how lavender is the Church today, even after the ostensible efforts at ridding the Church of what Pope Benedict XVI called “the moral filth”?

 

In this episode you will learn

  • How he escaped the brutal, dark world of the Castro District homosexual life
  • Why homosexuals cannot function as healthy, effective Catholic priests
  • How homosexuality became normalized through pop culture
  • The reasons why Sciambra believes the “born that way” theory is dead wrong
  • How chastity and living the sacramental life of Christ continues to change his life
  • His message to bishops and archbishops who allow the LGTB agenda to take root in their dioceses

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

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Question of the week:

Why are so many Catholic leaders either afraid to speak the truth about homosexuality or are ignorant of that truth?

 

 

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Jan 22, 2019

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If the story of the 1973 Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision, which gave us the unlimited abortion licence, had been filmed as a pro-abortion message movie, the money would have rolled in and financed the project in a single day.

But when actor director Nick Loeb told the truth about the events of 1973, he and his production crew faced opposition, rejection, and no shortage of hatred thrown their way. They had to shoot under a fake name (“1973”) just to stay under the radar. But the final title is Roe v Wade, starring Jon Voight, Robert Davi, and Stacey Dash, with some surprise cameos we can’t release yet.It’s set for a 2019 release, unless further attacks delay its debut.

Loeb (who plays my former guest Dr. Bernard Nathanson, RIP) tells the behind-the-scenes story about writing, producing, and co-starring in Roe v Wade, the most divisive and little understood legal decision in American history.

 

In this episode you will learn

  • Why this story is personal to its main creator, Nick Loeb, who is battling his ex-fiancee Sofia Vergara over their frozen embryos
  • The real life players behind the headlines and the parts they played, and the lies they told
  • Why Hollywood and its MSM allies have tried to squash, ban, and otherwise impede the making and advertising of this movie
  • Information about Norma McCorvey (“Jane Roe” of the decision) and Margaret Sanger you never knew
  • How each round of push-back and persecution resulted in increased support from the public for the project

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

  • The lyrics to a bawdy song Nathanson (before his conversion) and his fellow OB-GYN interns used to sing about the money to be made through abortion:

    There's a fortune . . . in abortion

    Just a twist of the wrist and you're through.

    The population . . . of the nation

    Won't grow if it's left up to you.

    In the daytime . . . in the nighttime

    There is always some work to undo.

    Oh, there's a fortune . . . in abortion

    But you'll wind up in the pen before you're through.


    Now there's a gold mine . . . in the sex line

    And it's so easy to do.

    Not only rabbits . . . have those habits

    So why worry 'bout typhoid and flu?

    You never bother . . . the future father

    And there are so many of them, too.

    Oh, there's a fortune . . . in abortion

    But you'll wind up in the pen before you're through.

 

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Why is it that the pro-life side is 99% peaceful and happy and marches on behalf of others, and the pro-choice side is 99% angry or violent and marches for themselves?

 

 

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Jan 15, 2019

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Bas Rutten was basically the small skinny guy in the Charles Atlas comic book advertisement, “The insult that made a man out of Mac.” Rutten had two major health issues that made him target for bullies: eczema and asthma. Puffing around the schoolyard out of breath, he got called “leper” and other epithets kids love to be called, and taunted with violence. This went on for 14 years, until, against his parents wishes, little Rutten took a martial arts class and decided to stop running from the chief bully and his posse.

 

One hard punch to said bully’s fragile resulted in a free visit to the hospital. And it changed Bas Rutten’s life forever, leading him to a career about which few athletes can boast. Bas Rutten eventually became UFC World Champion and was inducted into the MMA (mixed martial arts) Hall of Fame.

 

He’s also a deeply devoted Catholic convert and family man.

 

In this interview you will learn:

 

  • How a sickly young Dutch boy went from bully fodder to world champion fighter
  • How the rules for MMA matches maximize the safety of the competitors
  • Anecdotes galore about motivation, conviction, and the stamina it takes to be the best of the best in the world
  • His advice for parents with kids who are being bullied
  • His terrifying encounters with the ghost of a dead woman and how his bold confrontation with her resolved the trouble
  • Why Bas prays all his prayers in Latin, the mother tongue of the Church



Resources mentioned in this episode:

 

Theology and Sanity by Frank Sheed

Going Deeper by Leo Severino

Born Only Once by Conrad Baars, MD

Bas Rutten’s website

To book Bas as a speaker

 

Question of the week:

 

What spiritual lessons can be gleaned from the life of an MMA fighter (even if the sport is not your cuppa)?

Jan 8, 2019

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Here it is, and here he is. Marco Tosatti has been covering the Holy See since 1981. His written work appears in La Stampa and La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana. Among his books are, The Prophecy of Fatima, and Investigation of the Holy Shroud. He blogs at www.marcotosatti.com.

He is also the trusted friend of Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, whose public letters to Pope Francis indicting him for knowingly rehabilitating Uncle Ted McCarrick the Molester and calling for the Pope’s resignation. Very few people know the inside story of those letters and how they came to be. Until now.

 

In this episode you will learn

  • Who contacted whom about writing and publishing the letters
  • The context of the Letters and what they portend for a Catholic Church in crisis
  • How the Catholic Faith is perceived by the press in Europe vs in the United States
  • More details of the increasingly problematic papacy of Jorge Mario Bergoglio
  • The likelihood of any real reform or purification on the part of the February 2019 meetings in Rome about the sexual abuse crisis (clue: the pope appointed Cardinal Blase “rabbit hole” Cupich of Chicago to the organizing committee

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

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Join the conversation at wwwQuestion of the week: The men who have attacked the reputation and integrity of Archbishop Viganò are all listed in his letter as being promoted directly by Pope Francis. The men who have defended his character and called for a full investigation of the charges are all well known defenders of orthodoxy. In light of the fact that Archbishop had no hope of promotion, what does all this say about the probability that he is telling the truth?

 

 

 

Jan 1, 2019

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This week’s guest is a mentor and kind of spiritual mother to Milo Yiannopoulos (whose very candid interview with me was Episode 101) and wrote the bracing Foreword to his latest book (see link below). Dr Rachel Fulton Brown is a tenured professor of history at the University of Chicago, and a renowned medieval scholar with a speciality in the area of devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

She is also a fervent convert to the Catholic Faith. In this episode we dive deep into the biblical and historical roots of the role of the Blessed Mother in salvation history, and suggest ways to answer objections to the truth about Mary.

 

In this episode you will learn:

  • Why we say Mary is the Mother of God and not just the Mother of Jesus
  • Why all Marian doctrine is Christological in nature
  • How the medieval era got things right regarding the role of Mary in the life of the Church
  • When devotion to Mary went into eclipse and how to revive it
  • Why Our Lady is a powerful intercessor for all mankind, not just Catholics
  • The reason why all the titles of Mary in all the litanies can never exhaust her beauty nor the full truth about her person and mission.

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

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