Articles and Media

Richard Rohr writes for a variety of publications and appears on podcasts from time to time. Many of his recent articles and podcasts are listed and linked below.

National Catholic Reporter — “Rohr: Church needs an ‘awakening of the soul’—Mystical tradition taught by Merton could address today’s political and pastoral problems”
December 10, 2018

Heidi Schlumpf reports on Richard’s talk at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago which opened a symposium on Thomas Merton.

The Riverside Church in the City of New York Podcast — That’s Our Gospel
December 4, 2018

Richard reflects on Mary’s Magnificat in this 7-minute meditation.

The Liturgists Podcast — “Christian (Part Fohr)”
October 18, 2018

Richard joins William Matthews, Michael Gungor, and Hillary McBride to explore the question: What is a Christian?

Sojourners — “Why I Vote: A Deeply Moral Act”
November 2018 issue

Voting is a decisive statement of Christian faith that I matter, justice matters, and others matter.

Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations — “Father Richard Rohr: Finding Your True Self”
July 11, 2018

Richard explores how we can reconnect to our true self by overcoming the many ways in which our ego blocks our path. (This audio is drawn from the 2013 Super Soul Sunday episode.)

Inverse Podcast — “Richard Rohr – Cosmic Christ & Revival”
June 15, 2018

Richard discusses his new book on the Cosmic Christ, weaponization of the Bible, and wisdom for those seeking a justice revival.

The Deconstructionists — “Ep 76 – Fr. Richard Rohr “Richard Rohr 101”
May 17, 2018

Richard addresses these questions and more: What does it mean when we talk about the perennial tradition? What is mysticism? What is the Cosmic Christ?

The Heretic Happy Hour — “#022: The Cosmic Christ”
May 1, 2018

Richard emphasizes that “Christ” was not Jesus’ last name. He points to a larger, universal meaning of Christ and our identity as “little Christs” who embody the divine here and now.

Encountering Silence — “Silence, Action, and Contemplation”
April 25, 2018

In conversation with Carl McColman, Richard offers insights from his work as a writer and speaker and addresses the challenges we all face as we seek to integrate contemplation into the demands of contemporary life.

Reclaiming Jesus: A Confession of Faith in a Time of Crisis
March 2018

Richard joins other Christian leaders in the United States “to speak the truth in love to our churches and to name and warn against temptations, racial and cultural captivities, false doctrines, and political idolatries—and even our complicity in them.”

The Hive — “Pocket Practice with Fr. Richard Rohr”
December 20, 2017

The Hive — “16: Father Richard Rohr – Cosmic Presence”
December 15, 2017

Relevant Podcast – “Episode 578”
December 14, 2017

On Being – “Living in Deep Time”
April 13, 2017

Huffington Post – “Silence: Moral Ambiguity and Faith,” a review of Shūsaku Endō’s novel and Martin Scorsese’s film
February 2017

“Rebuilding from the Bottom Up: A Reflection Following the Election”
November 2016

Oneing – “Evolutionary Thinking”
Fall 2016

Relevant Magazine – “The Mysticism of Prayer,” an interview with Aaron Cline Hanbury
September/October 2016

The New York Times – “At the Edge of Inside” by David Brooks”
June 24, 2016

NYT columnist David Brooks reflects on Richard Rohr’s concept of “the edge of the inside.” Click here to read the full article. (Brooks references CAC’s “Eight Core Principles.” Click here to read a list of the principles with links to Father Richard’s reflections on each.)

The Liturgists – “The Cosmic Christ”
April 11, 2016

The RobCast – “The Alternative Orthodoxy”
April 10, 2016

Sojourners – “Richard Rohr on White Privilege,” an Interview with Romal Tune
January 19, 2016

Oneing – “Transgression”
Spring 2014

This full issue of Oneing, which features additional authors, is available from CAC’s Bookstore.

National Catholic Reporter – “It will be hard to go backward after Francis’ papacy”
September 24, 2013

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