Life Chat
Coping with Her Baby’s Fatal Prognosis, Advocating for Life in Politics, and Running for Congress - Interview w/ Jeanne Ives, Candidate for U.S. Congress

Coping with Her Baby’s Fatal Prognosis, Advocating for Life in Politics, and Running for Congress - Interview w/ Jeanne Ives, Candidate for U.S. Congress

May 15, 2020

In this episode, Mary Kate interviews Jeanne Ives, former Illinois state representative and current candidate for Illinois' 6th congressional district. Jeanne shares that in 2002, she and her husband received a fatal prognosis for their unborn child and were confronted with the option to abort. Years later, Jeanne was elected to the general assembly and quickly became a strong advocate for life in Illinois politics. She is currently running for Congress in Illinois' 6th district - an historic seat that was previously held by pro-life hero, Henry Hyde. 

To connect with Jeanne's campaign: www.jeanneforcongress.com

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Meeting the Demand for Pro-Life Healthcare - Interview w/ Louis Brown, Executive Director of Christ Medicus Foundation

Meeting the Demand for Pro-Life Healthcare - Interview w/ Louis Brown, Executive Director of Christ Medicus Foundation

May 12, 2020

In this episode, Mary Kate interviews Louis Brown, executive director of the Christ Medicus foundation, which defends religious freedom and builds Christ-centered Catholic healthcare. Louis elaborates on the urgent demand for pro-life, Christian healthcare that exists in our country, how pro-lifers can work toward building and promoting it, and how the Trump administration has contributed to it since President Trump took office in 2017.

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Human Trafficking, Planned Parenthood, and How Coronavirus is Affecting the Sex Trade - Interview w/ Kelly Dore, Executive Director of the National Human Trafficking Survivors Coalition

Human Trafficking, Planned Parenthood, and How Coronavirus is Affecting the Sex Trade - Interview w/ Kelly Dore, Executive Director of the National Human Trafficking Survivors Coalition

April 2, 2020

In this episode, Mary Kate interviews Kelly Dore, executive director of the National Human Trafficking Survivors Coalition. Kelly was trafficked by a family member from ages 1 to 14 and now serves as a voice for children who are victims of familial trafficking. Mary Kate and Kelly discuss her personal story, the connections between human trafficking and abortion, and how Coronavirus is having a negative impact on the work that Kelly does.

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Infertility and the Pro-Life Mentality - Interview w/ Katie Waldow

Infertility and the Pro-Life Mentality - Interview w/ Katie Waldow

March 29, 2020

In this episode, Mary Kate interviews blogger, Youtuber, and social media influencer Katie Waldow. Katie has shared very vulnerably about her and her husband, Steve's, journey with infertility and miscarriage. Katie is now 22 weeks pregnant and discusses with Mary Kate the pains that come with being pro-life and also struggling to conceive and carry a pregnancy to term. 

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Pornography as an Assault on the Dignity of the Human Person - Interview w/ Dan Korenchan

Pornography as an Assault on the Dignity of the Human Person - Interview w/ Dan Korenchan

March 27, 2020

In this episode, Mary Kate interviews Dan Korenchan, a seminarian with the Archdiocese of Chicago at Mundelein Seminary. Dan is passionate about speaking out against the immense damage that pornography is doing to relationships, particularly with regards to the way that men view women. Mary Kate and Dan discuss the overall impact of widespread pornography use, how it affects relationships, and how to talk to your significant other about whether he/she is consuming porn. 

To view the document that Dan references in the podcast: https://enough.org/stats_porn_industry

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Being Pro-Life in College, Creating Pro-Life Media, and Following the Path God Lays for You - Interview w/ Catherine Hadro, EWTN Pro-Life Weekly Host

Being Pro-Life in College, Creating Pro-Life Media, and Following the Path God Lays for You - Interview w/ Catherine Hadro, EWTN Pro-Life Weekly Host

March 26, 2020

In this episode, Mary Kate interviews Catherine Hadro, host of EWTN's 'Pro-Life Weekly.' Catherine shares her mother's pro-life story and walks listeners through the journey that God sent her on to bring her to pro-life media with EWTN.

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The Virgin Mary, Fruit vs. Power, and the Problem(s) with the Feminist Movement - Interview w/ Carrie Gress, Ph.D.

The Virgin Mary, Fruit vs. Power, and the Problem(s) with the Feminist Movement - Interview w/ Carrie Gress, Ph.D.

March 23, 2020

In this episode, Mary Kate interviews Carrie Gress, author of the book, "The Anti-Mary Exposed: Rescuing the Culture from Toxic Femininity." Carrie explains the problematic history of the feminist movement and how the world has taught women to pursue power instead of fruit.

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LIVE on Instagram: Q&A with Mary Kate Knorr

LIVE on Instagram: Q&A with Mary Kate Knorr

March 23, 2020

In this episode, Mary Kate answers questions submitted by followers on Instagram. Some of the questions asked include:

How do we respond when people say the environment is a more important political issue than abortion? What should we say to a pro-lifer who plans to vote for Joe Biden? 

...and other similar questions.

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#WorthyofWearing and Dressing to Dignify the Human Person - Interview w/ Nicole Caruso

#WorthyofWearing and Dressing to Dignify the Human Person - Interview w/ Nicole Caruso

March 21, 2020

In this episode, Mary Kate interviews makeup artist and #WorthyofWearing founder Nicole Caruso. Nicole is passionate about inspiring women to dress in ways that inject beauty and life into their daily grind. Mary Kate and Nicole discuss how personal style tells a story about the individual and dignifies the human person.

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The Santorum Family’s Pro-Life Story - Interview w/ Elizabeth Santorum Marcolini

The Santorum Family’s Pro-Life Story - Interview w/ Elizabeth Santorum Marcolini

March 19, 2020

In this episode, Mary Kate interviews Elizabeth Santorum Marcolini, whose father - Rick Santorum - is a former U.S. Senator and ran for president in 2012. When Elizabeth was in high school, her sister, Bella, was born. Bella was soon diagnosed with Trisomy 18 and, through her father's presidential campaign, has been a pro-life witness to people across the nation.

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