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Priest and Nonviolence Activist Rev. Emmanuel Charles McCarthy on 60s Assassinations, 9/11, COVID

Listen HERE I recently encountered the work of Rev. Emmanuel Charles McCarthy through his review of The Martyrdom of Thomas Merton, reprinted below. (Check out my interview with co-author David Martin.) Clearly “Charlie” McCarthy is one of those rare American religious leaders who are both well-informed and committed to seeking and speaking the truth. In this interview Rev. McCarthy begins by recounting his journey from “normal Irish-American Catholic boy” to truth-speaking apostle of the gospel of nonviolence. In the second half of the show we focus on the 1960s wave of CIA-linked political assassinations, 9/11 and the pre-planned wars it triggered, and the…