Episode 48

Fr. John Paul Kimes


September 3rd, 2020

30 mins 1 sec

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About this Episode

Fr. John Paul Kimes is an Associate Professor of the Practice at Notre Dame Law School and the Raymond of Peñafort Fellow in Canon Law at the de Nicola Center. After his undergraduate studies at Notre Dame, he studied for the priesthood at the North American College in Rome, where he earned his Licentiate in Canon Law and was ordained in 2000 for the Maronite Catholic Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles. He subsequently earned his Doctorate in Canon Law and served for 11 years at the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Episode Links

  • Resisting the Throwaway Culture — Fr. Kimes speaks about the holistic vision of the pro-life movement that recognizes the inherent dignity of all persons, urging that we practice "radical hospitality" towards all. Part of the 2020 Notre Dame Vita Institute webinar series.
  • Fr. Kimes on Canon Law — Fr. Kimes was a guest on the syndicated Catholic radio show "Living Stones" (co-hosted by Ken Hallenius), speaking about why the Church has its own laws and their relationship to the wider body of civil law.
  • Fr. Kimes on the Maronite Church — Fr. Kimes was a guest on the syndicated radio program "Living Stones," speaking about the Maronite Catholic Church and its history and customs.
  • Theme Song: "I Dunno" by grapes — I dunno by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. Ft: J Lang, Morusque