Appearances


First Things Lecture: The New Intolerance

Many secularists today want Christianity to be discredited as “intolerant,” because Christianity and Christians are in the way of demolishing traditional moral limits so that they can be reconstructed to accord with the desires and needs of the powerful, who don’t like being hindered.

The Republican Party’s Civil War: Will Freedom Win?

EPPC Senior Fellow Henry Olsen took part in a Cato Institute event on July 29, 2014, that explored the future of the Republican party. Here is the Cato Institute’s description of the event: “The Republican Party continues its trek through the electoral and ideological wilderness. The party’s problems are evident. Its presidential candidates have won […]

Video: “Fetal Pain, the Moral Imagination, and Our Common Humanity”

EPPC Fellow Carter Snead, Notre Dame law professor and director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, spoke at the opening of the 2014 National Right to Life Convention. Click below to watch a video of his remarks.    

A Republican Alternative to the Affordable Care Act

EPPC Senior Fellow James C. Capretta appeared on the Healthcare Policy Podcast to discuss the Patient Choice, Affordability, Responsibility and Empowerment (CARE) Act. Click here to listen to the interview.

Commencement Address: Seton Hall University

EPPC Senior Fellow Mary Eberstadt gave the commencement address to 2014 graduates of Seton Hall University on Monday, May 19. She was also awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. Full text of the speech can be found here.

AEI Event: Obamacare’s Rocky Start and Uncertain Future

EPPC Senior Fellow (and AEI Visiting Fellow) James C. Capretta appeared at an event sponsored by AEI to assess Obamacare’s past performance and to offer input on its future prospects. Click here to access the slides from Mr. Capretta’s presentation (PDF), click here for the agenda and more information on the event, and watch full video […]

EWTN News Nightly: Sebelius Resignation

EPPC Senior Fellow James C. Capretta appeared on EWTN News Nightly to discuss the resignation of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Watch the video below (Mr. Capretta’s segment begins at the 9:08 mark).

Lecture: “Does the Family Matter? The Crisis of Faith in Church and Culture”

EPPC Senior Fellow Mary Eberstadt spoke at an event hosted by Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion on secularization, faith, and family. Questions considered were: Which came first in the Western world, the decline of religion (Christianity)or the decline of the family?  Are there links between marriage, childbearing, and religiosity?  Have churches participated in […]

Lecture: “Fact, Fiction, and Secularization”

EPPC Senior Fellow Mary Eberstadt spoke at a conference hosted by the University of Notre Dame on April 5, 2014. Topics included secularization of the western world and its connection to faith and family. More information about the event can be found here.

EWTN News Nightly: Obamacare update

EPPC Senior Fellow James C. Capretta appeared on EWTN News Nightly to discuss the state of the health care exchanges and Obamcare enrollment. Watch video of the show below (Mr. Capretta’s segment begins at the 4:00 mark).