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Acton Line podcast: Mourning the Notre-Dame cathedral inferno; Rev. Robert Sirico on education

On this episode of Acton Line, host Caroline Roberts is joined by Acton’s director of research, Samuel Gregg, to touch on the historical and religious significance of Notre-Dame in the wake of the fire that consumed much of the cathedral this past Monday. After that, research associate Dan Hugger sits down with Acton’s president and co-founder Rev. Robert Sirico to discuss current issues in education, including some of Betsy Devos’s policies.

Check out additional resources for this podcast:

France’s churches are under attack, but the establishment doesn’t seem to care

Read “Notre-Dame, France’s Parish,” by Samuel Gregg

Read “As Notre Dame burns, France called to re-set world ablaze,” by Michael Severance

Notre-Dame photos: A fire and its aftermath

Bloodied, but unbowed: Stunning aerial footage shows scale of destruction to Notre Dame

Learn more about Sacred Heart Academy

Explainer: The Trump Administration’s new educational choice proposal

Conservatives get failing grade on education

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Caroline Roberts

Caroline Roberts is a managing editor at the Acton Institute and produces Acton's weekly podcast, Acton Line.