Kathryn Joyce is an investigative reporter at Salon, and the author of two books: The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking and the New Gospel of Adoption and Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement. Her most recent research centers around the emergence of extremism in the U.S. Catholic Church, including an in-depth article on the influence of QAnon and Trumpism for Vanity Fair in October 2020. In this episode of Field Hospital, Jeannie and Mike talk to Kathryn about how these extreme positions have become mainstream, how the rise of Catholic fundamentalism mirrors what is happening in the rest of U.S. society, and how—and if—we can start moving toward unification and healing.
Don’t forget to check out the books and articles mentioned in the episode, including:
“Deep state, deep church: How QAnon and Trumpism have infected the Catholic Church” By Kathryn Joycehttps://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/10/how-qanon-and-trumpism-have-infected-the-catholic-church
“Pope Francis’ critics are dividing the church and families–including mine” By Mike Lewishttps://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2020/08/13/francis-ewtn-divisions-catholic-church-238452
“A Catholic moral panic, two years on” By Mike Lewishttps://wherepeteris.com/a-catholic-moral-panic-two-years-on/
“The Redpilled Pope of the Qatholic Church?” By D.W. Lafferty https://wherepeteris.com/the-redpilled-pope-of-the-qatholic-church/
“Biblical” By D.W. Lafferty https://wherepeteris.com/biblical/
“Catholic Media and Critical Thinking” By Mike Lewishttps://wherepeteris.com/catholic-media-and-critical-thinking/
“The Pope Welcomed Biden. So Why Are US Catholic Bishops Waging a Holy War?” By Kathryn Joyce http://kathrynjoyce.com/the-pope-welcomed-biden-so-why-are-us-catholic-bishops-waging-a-holy-war/
Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement By Kathryn Joycehttps://www.indiebound.org/book/9780807010709
The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking, and the New Gospel of Adoption By Kathryn Joycehttps://www.indiebound.org/book/9781586489427
Red Pill, Blue Pill: How to Counteract the Conspiracy Theories that are Killing Us By David Neiwert https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781633886278/Red-Pill-Blue-Pill-How-to-Counteract-the-Conspiracy-Theories-That-Are-Killing-Us
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