Behind the scenes of “Being trans in the Catholic Church" & A chat with Maria Dios

Producer Alexander Damiano Ricci invites Katie Jickling to discuss her work as a reporter and scriptwriter for a previous podcast episode, “Being trans in the Catholic Church”. The conversation explores the relationship between the Church and LGBTQ people, the polarization of such issue in politics, and examines what are the costs and challenges of activism at a personal level.


Also in the show, an interview with María Dios, producer of Europe Talks Back.


About Katie Jickling


Katie Jickling is a journalist reporting from Belgium but she comes originally from the US. She has spent the last year doing research on activists in the church, both protestant and catholic.


Credits and staff

The second season of Europe Talks Back is produced in partnership with Sphera Network, the first network of independent media in Europe to reinvent the media space and paint a new picture of the continent through impactful, unbiased, raw, and authentic stories.


The producers of Europe Talks Back are María Dios and Alexander Damiano Ricci.


The host of this episode is Alexander Damiano Ricci.


Sound editing and mixing is by Jeremy Bocquet.


The executive producer of Europe Talks Back is Alexander Damiano Ricci.


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