Podcasts and Audio Recordings
Judith Valente interviews Joan on new books
Dec 17, 2015
NPR correspondent and award-winning author and poet Judith Valente interviewed Joan Chittister recently on her new book, In God’s Holy Light, and on her personal reaction to her new biography by Tom Roberts, Joan Chittister: Her Journey from Certainty to Faith. The interview aired on WGLT Radio, the National Public Radio affiliate in central Illinois and went out to other Illinois public radio stations.
More of PSU Interview with Joan
Dec 7, 2015
Hear more of the PSU interview with Joan Chittister. She talks about the future of the Catholic Church and about the sharp decline in the number of American nuns.
Penn State interview with Joan Chittister
Dec 7, 2015
Penn State Public Broadcasting reporter Patty Satalia interviewed Sister Joan Chittister on a number of topics including her faith journey, the role of women in the church and society, and future issues facing the Roman Catholic Church.
Joan Chittister interview: At the Intersection of Faith, Social Justice and Politics
Nov 20, 2015
A 30-minute interview with Joan Chittister was broadcast on "In The Square: At the Intersection of Faith, Social Justice and Politics.”
Word FM in Pittsburgh interviews Joan on new book
Nov 4, 2015
A radio station in Pittsburgh recently interviewed Sister Joan on her new book, In God’s Holy Light: Wisdom from the Desert Monastics. (Franciscan Media). Listen to the 15-minute interview with “John and Kathy” at Word FM in Pittsburgh (begin at about 1:14).
Publisher's Weekly interview on new book, In God's Holy Light
Sep 16, 2015
Publisher’s Weekly Radio interviewed Joan Chittister on her new book, In God’s Holy Light: Wisdom from the Desert Monastics. To order this latest addition to Sister Joan’s corpus on contemporary monasticism, click here.
Maureen Fiedler interviews Joan Chittister
May 7, 2015
Maureen Fiedler of Interfaith Voices recently interviewed Joan Chittister regarding the themes of her latest book, Between the Dark and the Daylight.
Huffington Post Interview on Between the Dark and the Daylight
Mar 30, 2015
Sister Joan was interviewed by Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, Executive Editor of Huffington Post Religion, on his weekly podcast, All Together. She spoke to him from Dublin, Ireland about her new book, Between the Dark and the Daylight, the paradoxes of faith, the spiritual practice of writing, and whether she has a "bucket list."
Feb 18, 2015
PBS Boston recently interviewed Joan Chittister on the topic “Nun Hopes for More Gender Equality in the Church.” The January 27, 2015 interview was conducted by award winning journalist Robin Young, cohost of Here & Now, a mid-day radio show of in-depth news, interview and conversation. Listen to the nine-minute interview:
Feb 12, 2015
Joan Chittister is one of four women interviewed in this 30-minute Huffington Post podcast on “Sexism: the Original Sin of the Church.” Hosted by Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, executive editor of Huff Post Religion, the All Together podcast features the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church Katharine Jefforts Schori, the recent US ambassador for Religious Freedom the Rev. Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook, The President of Union Theological Seminary, The Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, and Sister Joan Chittister.