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124 – Tradition Warrior, Tradition Nurturer – Maggie Gallagher


For 20 years, Maggie Gallagher was a number one voice writing concerning the significance of everlasting, monogamous marriage to society. At first, that included declaring the issues with divorce, feminism and single parenthood. Then as same-sex marriage turned the predominant subject, Gallagher turned the general public face of the motion towards it. A couple of years after the Supreme Court docket made homosexual marriage authorized throughout the 50 states, Gallagher switched gears when Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco requested her to be Govt Director of the Benedict XVI Institute for Sacred Music and Divine Worship, which he based in 2013. She says that to keep away from despair, we have now to construct stunning issues.

On this interview Maggie discusses:

  • How changing into a single mom in school led her to focus her profession on the protection of marriage
  • Her time within the pro-marriage motion, together with co-founding the Nationwide Group for Marriage
  • Why the defenders of marriage have been much less efficient than the pro-life motion
  • Why sure critiques of the pro-life motion’s political involvement are unfair
  • American classical liberalism’s incapacity to consider social establishments
  • Assembly Archbishop Cordileone and getting concerned within the BXVI Institute
  • The BXVI Institute’s patronage of the humanities, particularly the liturgical arts
  • The Archbishop’s marketing campaign of prayer and fasting for the conversion of Nancy Pelosi



Benedict XVI Institute on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4a0pooErfPoWck0xc7WHGg

Maggie Gallagher, Enemies of Eros https://www.amazon.com/Enemies-Eros-Revolution-Killing-Marriage/dp/0929387007

Maggie Gallagher and Linda Waite, The Case for Marriage https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/184776/the-case-for-marriage-by-linda-j-waite-and-maggie-gallagher/

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