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Lino is joined by Fr Dave Dwyer, Brett Siddell, and 40 Catholic Channel listeners on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land! The podcast kicks off at the Mount of Transfiguration. The crew then jumps on the bus for a Q&A. Then, they enter the Church of the Nativity as they visit the birthplace of Jesus Christ.

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The podcast kicks off with an Artist Confidential featuring Matt Maher performing live! Lino and Matt talk music, faith, and celebrate Matt's new album "Saints and Sinners". Then, Jennifer Fulwiler stops by the show to give Lino parenting tips - as well as see if he has what it takes to...change a diaper?

Direct download: Catholic_Guy_204.mp3
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Lino returns to his alma mater, St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota, to hang out with his friend and classmate Bob Bell. What makes Bob's story so inspirational and uplifting? Tune in and find out! Then you can yell at Lino for waiting so long to have Bob on the show...

Direct download: Catholic_Guy_203.mp3
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Lino broadcasts live from New Orleans on Fat Tuesday! Joined by a live studio audience at Notre Dame Seminary - and Jeff Young, The Catholic Foodie, Lino celebrates Mardi Gras - by eating and drinking. Will he like crawfish? Oysters? Head cheese? Find out as he feasts before the Lenten fast...

Direct download: Catholic_Guy_202.mp3
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The podcast kicks off with Lino in St Louis, where he's joined by Leah Darrow for a special Valentines Day Show! They talk about love, fear, and...favorite love songs. Then, Lino heads to Tampa and is joined by Thomas Awiapo, who he originally met in Ghana. The two talk about...well, pretty much everything! And laugh an awful lot.

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Lino and Mark get together to break down the Super Bowl...and break down forgiveness. Then, Lino asks Mark what exactly happened at Mass the day before. And the podcast recaps up hanging out with Pope Francis. At least the Google Hangout-version.

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Lino heads to Morocco and is joined by Fr Jonathan Morris as they visit the set of NBC's miniseries "AD". The podcast kicks off by Lino pointing out Fr Jonathan's awkwardness. Then, Roma Downey, executive producer of AD, stops by to talk faith, film, and everything in between. And the podcast ends by Lino complaining about life in the first century...plus, he rides a camel!

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Lino heads to the Philippines! The podcast kicks off with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the Cardinal-Archbishop of Manila, and one of Lino's favorite guests of all time. Then, Lino heads to Mass with the Cardinal for Sunday Mass. And finally, it's the "Meeting with Families" in an arena in Manila - and the Pope talks off the cuff about resting and dreams. And Lino was there to cover it all. 

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The first podcast of 2015 kicks off with Lino back in NYC joined by old friend (and fellow co-worker) Lou Ruggieri. Lino got 2 special Christmas gifts: from Cardinal Dolan and Luke Russert! Next, he explains why church is the perfect New Year's Eve plan. Even in the Bahamas. Then, Mark Hart, the Bible Geek, drops by to talk about...Jesus and the Bible and stuff.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_197.mp3
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Lino is joined by Mark Hart, The Bible Geek, to talk all things Christmas! The podcast kicks off by discussing Lino's dad's love of Christmas trees. Then, it's time to open up the Advent Calendar and see who's there. Finally, Mark tells Lino all about Christmas in the Bible - since Lino's too lazy to read it himself...

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Lino heads to Mexico City to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe! Joined by Fr. Jonathan Morris, the two visit the basilica on their knees (for a block), look at the tilma first hand (several times), and meet some of the folks who've traveled from all over Mexico for this great celebration. 

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Lino heads to Charleston, South Carolina to hang out with wife, mother, and author, Hallie Lord! The podcast kicks off talking about marriage, including a visit from Lino's Mom. Next, they open up the Advent Door for the "War on Christmas". And finally, Hallie and Lino discuss exactly how many kids Lino should have when he gets married?! Yikes.

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Lino returns to SiriusXM's Rockefeller Center studios in NYC for a special Listener Appreciation Day! Joined by America's favorite college campus minister, Fr Jim Chern, the guys appreciate the listeners. And the listeners appreciate them back. 

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Lino goes to Franciscan University of Steubenville! The podcast kicks off with musician, professor, and all around pleasant human being, Bob Rice. Then, Bob Lefnesky talks about Dirty Vagabond Ministries (and tattoos). Finally, author Emily Stimpson stops by the show to talk dating, faith, and...brussel sprouts?

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Lino heads to Austin, TX to hang out with best selling author Jennifer Fulwiler! The podcast kicks off with Lino homeschooling Jen's kids. Yikes. Then, Jen gives Lino engagement advice. Finally, pro-life advocate...and overall fun human being...Abby Johnson stops by!

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The podcast kicks off Lino recapping how he celebrated his 43rd birthday in Rome...without his mom? Thankfully, she calls in. Then, comedy legend Tom Leopold stops by the show to talk about...pretty much anything he wants. Finally, it's time for Pope For A Day - though there's disagreement on how the segment works.

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Lino is joined by Fr. Jonathan Morris at the Vatican as they cover the Synod of Bishops! The podcast kickss off by explaining why, exactly, the Vatican operates the way it does. (Hint: It's an Italian thing.) Then, the guys discuss Lino's appearances: and the Church's appearance. They're then joined by Alice Heinzen, who - with her husband Jeff - represented American married couples in front of Pope Francis! 

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Lino's back in NYC talking Bible, and pretty much every random topic on earth, with Mark Hart, the Bible Geek! The podcast kicks off by picking the least favorite apostle, and most popular Bible verses to email. Then, its Foo Fighters vs Pope. Finally, the guys play the show's most popular new segment, "Have You Ever?"

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_188.mp3
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Lino is live in St Louis! The podcast kicks off with America's Next Top Model, Leah Darrow. But she's not just a pretty face...she's really funny. And pregnant! They are joined by seminarians, Fr. Chris Martin, and then Leah and Lino play a round of "Have You Ever?"

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Lino is live in Pittsburgh with a live studio audience for "Ask Lino Anything." Then, he's joined by Pittsburgh Steelers legend Troy Polamalu to talk faith, football, and follicles. Finally, he and Holly Joy talk traveling and virtues (or lack thereof).

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Lino meets controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in the mayor's last interview before dropping out of the race. Then, "Goodfellas" star Ray Liotta stops by to talk about his latest film. Finally, Lino chats with Fr. Tom Rosica about his friendship with John Paul II...and Pope Francis!

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Lino's back from Asia and hanging out in his apartment...with his mom as co-host! From surviving a fire, to talking about death (yay), to mom's favorite game - Hickety Pickety - it's always entertaining when Mrs. Rulli stops by the show. 

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_184.mp3
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Pope Francis flew halfway around the world to hang out with thousands of Asian Youth...so Lino followed along to Asian Youth Day! See what happens when Lino - a non Asian, non youth - hangs out with them for a day.

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Lino follows Pope Francis all the way to South Korea for Asian Youth Day! So...he meets Asian Youth: He chats with Edward, who's an Asian Youth and won't become a priest. Then, he meets Wis, who's an Asian Youth, and a fan from Indonesia!? Finally he meets Halin, his biggest fan in South Korea, who takes him church shopping "Gangnam Style".

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Lino heads to lovely Des Moines, Iowa and meets...Iowans! First up, a seminarian with a story unlike you've ever heard. Then, a live studio audience at a brewery. And the show wraps up with the folks who invited Lino to Iowa in the first place: Joel and Lisa Schmidt!

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Lino's on pilgrimage through Rome and Assisi with Fr. Jim Chern, and a live studio audience of pilgrims! From seeing St Peter's Basilica for the first time, to the Eucharistic Miracle in Orvieto, and you even get to listen to Lino with a head cold...

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Lino's back home in NYC. And when we say home, we mean home. Broadcasting from his apartment with America's favorite college campus minister, Fr Jim Chern! They talk home, be not afraid, and...Lino has a girlfriend!?

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Lino's in Chicago, broadcasting from Spirit Juice Studios! The podcast kicks off with a live studio audience where Lino meets listeners...and tells the story behind the worst haircut he's ever had. Then, Rob Kaczmark from Spirit Juice stops by to talk tv, radio, and...Lino's future in broadcasting?

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Lino heads to Austin, TX to be joined by atheist-turned-Catholic Jennifer Fulwiler! The podcast kicks off by Lino's recap of a recent Catholic Guy Pub Crawl. They then talk 4th of July...with Carl Lewis. And Jennifer recaps how Tupac helped her convert to Catholicism.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_177.mp3
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Lino heads to Baltimore to broadcast with his friend, Fr Leo Patalinghug! Fr Leo knows how to cook, knows how to sing, and Lino can't do either. And Lino proves that point throughout the podcast...

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_176.mp3
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Lino's back in New York and joined by Fr Rob! The podcast begins by needing to call Lino's mom for clarification - and comedy. Next, the boys discuss Pope Francis' health...eventually. Then, Fr Rob says good-bye. 

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Lino is in Arizona for LifeTeen's Catholic Youth Ministry Convention. He's joined by Mark Hart, The Bible Geek, and...hundreds of youth ministers in a live studio audience!

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_174.mp3
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Lino returns to Minnesota and the podcast kicks off with...his Mom kicking off the show as she hosts the first segment! Then Pops stops by to talk organ grinding and God. Lino's Mom then returns to open gifts he got her from the Holy Land.

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Lino and Gus broadcast from Bethlehem! The guys begin by describing what happens when they couldn't find a place to stay (sound familiar?). Then, they celebrate Mass with Pope Francis in Manger Square...in Italian and Arabic. 

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Lino travels with Gus Lloyd - host of Seize The Day - as they visit the Holy Land. From Jersualem, and the Western Wall; to the Holy Sepulcher, the site of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection; all the way to the Sea of Galilee!

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_171.mp3
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Lino returns from Italy to tell Fr Rob his favorite moment in Rome...and it wasn't meeting Pope Francis! Then, Fr Rob answers a question many have asked: will he return fulltime to the show? Finally, Fr Jim Chern stops by a completely out of control "Whats Up With that?"

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15 years ago, Lino met Pope John Paul II. He wanted to pray one-on-one with the pope, and he wanted to talk to the pope, but he choked on both. Now, Lino gets a chance to meet another Pope - and future saint: Pope Francis! Will he choke again? Tune in and find out.

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Live from Vatican Radio, Lino is joined by Fr Dave Dwyer of The Busted Halo Show - and a live studio audience - telling stories and sharing laughs in preparation for the canonizations of John Paul II and John XXIII. 

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_168.mp3
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Lino is joined by Fr Rob Keighron as they head to San Francisco! The podcast kicks off with a live studio audience, including someone who says she's becoming Catholic because of the show. The guys then do everyone's favorite: Pope for a Day. After that, we see why there's no one like Fr Rob. And in the final segment, a future Pope stops by...and Lino makes a trip to heaven. 

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_167.mp3
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Lino broadcasts from Montclair State University with America's favorite college campus minister, Fr Jim Chern! After recapping Fr Jim's spiritual life, they're joined my an old friend of the show: Lou Ruggieri. Lou worked on The Catholic Guy for 4 1/2 years and takes a walk down memory lane with Lino. Then, the return of a classic game: Scathegories.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_166.mp3
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Lino kicks off the podcast from Arizona with Mark Hart, The Bible Geek. They talk confession, and do a Brilliant Bracket determining Jesus' greatest miracle. Then, Lino's in NYC having an exclusive interview with White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on the President-Pope meeting. And the podcast wraps up with Fr Rob Keighron breaking down the interview.

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It's Spring Break in Nicaragua! Lino joins Amigos for Christ, with college students from around the country, as they enjoy spring break by serving others. He begins the show by delivering a cow to a family in need. Then Jimmy stops by to talk digging trenches, and the conversation goes everywhere! Finally, Lino's joined by more college students as they dance with the elderly (you heard that right).

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_164.mp3
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The show kicks off back in NYC with Fr Jim Chern talking Lent...and body hair. Then, Fr Rob Keighron returns for a Lenten penance of karaoke - and to make fun of Lino for drinking by himself. Fr Jim then inspires the always popular segment, "What's Up With That?"

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_163.mp3
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Lino's in New Orleans for Mardi Gras week! He begins the show in...a convent? Yep, with Sister Tracey Dugas of the Daughters of St Paul. Then, Lino's with the always entertaining Fr Tony Ricard for Fat Monday. After that, Lino joins Jeff Young, The Catholic Foodie, at a restaurant (of all places) for Ash Wednesday.

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Lino enters St Vincent de Paul Seminary in Boynton Beach, Florida (for a week). He's joined by the rector, Msgr David Toups, who is the same age as Lino? They've taken very different paths. Then, Fr Remek Blaszkowski and seminarians talk about their vocations - including how one guy left Sea World! Finally, Lino gives advice to the guys about being an eternal bachelor.

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Lino returns to NYC...and Fr Rob welcomes him back by making fun of his crazy looking ears. Then, the guys complain about the most recent world-ending snowstorm.  And Lino has started carrying around a rosary. Why? Tune in and find out.

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Lino returns to Minnesota to broadcast with his mom and dad! First, Lino exlpains why some commandments are easier to follow than others. Then, Lino's mom plays her favorite game: Hickety Pickety. Finally, Lino's dad stops by to talk travel, faith, and family.

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Lino's in sunny Arizona and kicks off the show by discussing customer service - in the Church and in the world - with Mark Hart, The Bible Geek. The guys then discuss the Grammy Awards, including a discussion of One Direction. Then, they recap a dinner with the whole Hart family...and Mr. Lino.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_158.mp3
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Lino takes the show to Providence College, where he hangs out with Fr James Cuddy and a live studio audience. In addition to playing "What Does Fr. James Know?", Lino sets up college kids with an exciting round of the Catholic Guy Dating Game!

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Lino takes the show to Ghana! He's joined by Thomas Awiapo, who has an incredible story about going from abject poverty to where he is today. He also has an incredible laugh. Then, Lino helps local villagers celebrate a new well - with dancing! Finally, Thomas returns to laugh with - and at - Lino before he returns to the states.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_156.mp3
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Lino and Fr Rob watched the BCS Championship game with Jesus. Then, Fr Jim Chern appears and - inspired by Pope Francis - they discuss their own baptisms; Lino calls his mom for details. And finally, it's a Very Rulli Christmas...

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Lino heads to American military installations in Germany to celebrate Christmas with the troops. He hangs out with a military chaplain, chats with a soldier after 4 deployments, and meets Bishop Richard Spencer - a Bishop who jumps out of planes!

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Lino played The Catholic Guy Dating Game in Colorado. And in front of a live studio audience, he reveals the results of the dating game...with a surprise twist! After that, Lino shares his travel woes and experiences when arriving in town. Then, he and Chris Stefanick debate who should be Time's Person of the Year: Pope Francis or Miley Cyrus?

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Lino celebrates 7 years on the air in California with special appearances by Fr Rob Keighron, Fr Jonathan Morris, and a live studio audience! As part of the festivities, Lino writes a special diary entry...details Fr. Jonathan's past dating experiences...and weighs Fr Rob.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_152.mp3
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Lino is in Indianapolis at the National Catholic Youth Conference where he sits down for a full hour with Matt Maher to talk about Matt's career, and the stories behind some of his biggest hits. Then, Lino and Mark Hart "The Bible Geek" hang out before one of Mark's talks...taking questions from kids and talking about, you guessed it, the Bible!

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_151.mp3
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Lino really takes the show on the road this week as he and Fr Jonathan Morris visit the country of Haiti. They begin the trip in Florida, with one final meal - and big margarita. Then, the guys visit the poorest of the poor, where they visit a school, celebrate Mass, and Lino stresses out over germs and malaria.

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Lino has taken the show on the road! This week he's living as a seminarian, at the St Paul Seminary in St Paul, Minnesota. See what happens when Lino studies, prays, eats, and drinks with seminarians as they tell their stories about how God called them to the priesthood. And if God is calling Lino to the priesthood, as well.

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Broadcasting live (to tape) from Vatican Radio, with a live studio audience of folks on the Catholic Guy Pilgrimage! Lino and Fr Rob talk about how the group is picked, Pope Francis reprimands a Bishop, Lino tries to speak Spanish...and Fr Rob's last hour as a full time member of the show.

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A decision that Fr Rob told Lino about more than 5 months ago is now revealed on the air. And then they cry.

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Lino and Fr Rob visit Minnesota and broadcast from the Rulli home. With big name guests: Lino's dad...and Lino's mom!

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Lino, Fr Rob, Fr Jim Chern, and a "mystery guest" went to a New York Yankees game. In addition to fantastic seats, Fr Rob lost a bit of money. Find out how much. Then, the boys went to a Metallica show live at The Apollo Theater...and people love the Pope! Speaking of Pope Francis, Lino plays "Pope For A Day" and calls a lucky listener. Who won't let him off the phone.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_145.mp3
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Lino begins the podcast by explaining that he's stupid. More specifically, the book tour for Saint is kicking off and he forgot Canada is a foreign country - which means he's taking a rickety plane. Then, Lino's mom calls in to review his new book, "Saint". Finally, Lino and Fr Rob go to a fancy dinner party...where's the Christian sacrifice in that?

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Lino has praised Rocky III as the greatest Rocky of all...but does he find out he's wrong? Then, the guys read an email about how they saved a listeners life! Finally, Lino debates taking a job as a university professor - complete with what clip he'd play for the first day of his class.

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Lino kicks off the show by talking about his non-appearance on Fox News. Why didn't he say yes? Find out. Then, Mark Hart - The Bible Geek - answers the question if Jesus was a liberal or a conservative. And finally, Fr Rob and Lino take a road trip...which ends with Fr Rob pushing Lino into a pool. 

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The show kicks off with a seminarian who happened to stop by the show...seconds before going on the air. Then, a crazy pastor explains to his congregation how Pokemon is Satanic. And Lino lost weight (according to the scale that Lino's mom owns.) But is the scale accurate? The boys call her to find out.

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Lino is joined by Fr Dave Dwyer and Brett Siddell of the Busted Halo Show for a live broadcast from World Youth Day 2013 in Brazil - with a live audience from North America (and around the world)! Check out Lino's facebook page (facebook.com/linorulli) for all the photos of a week in Rio...

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What happens when a pastor starts calling out his congregation? Well, you get Lino and Fr Rob at their funniest. Then, in preparation for Lino heading to Brazil for World Youth Day 2013, Fr Rob gets some World Youth Day songs to get excited for the big trip. And then Lino gets nostalgic with about his youth...and Bob Barker's pants. 

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_139.mp3
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Fr Jim Chern stops by the show and Lino - fresh off his recent visit to Panama - tells stories of women, evangelization, and Mass in Spanish. Then, Fr Rob Keighron returns to discuss Pope Francis being named Vanity Fair's "Man of the Year" with praise from Elton John. Which leads to a discussion on Sir Elton's greatest song...

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_138.mp3
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Lino headed to Texas for a friends wedding, and his date was slightly younger than him. Fr Rob finds that creepy. Lino finds it cool. Decide for yourself. Then, Fr Jim Chern stops by for everyone's favorite segment when it comes to complaints: Things That Drive You Crazy At Mass!

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Lino and Fr Rob are competitive by nature, but what happens when they go fishing? Well, Lino catches more fish. But on the plus side, Fr Rob plugged up the toilet better than Lino ever could. Then, Christian musician Matt Maher stops by to talk music, faith, and Foo Fighters.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_136.mp3
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Lino kicks off the podcast by discussing the differences between hockey and baseball. Well, at least the play-by-play guys for each sport. Then, a round of "What Does An Atheist Know?" turns into a wacky morning drive radio show. Afterwards, Lino returns to New York - and to the topic of baseball - after a Reds-Brewers game and the older women sitting behind him.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_135.mp3
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Fresh off Lino's vacation to Italy, he's ready to reflect on...Fr Rob's golf game? Then, Lino and Fr Rob head to Utah for Gaby - the 8th grader who asked Lino to be her confirmation sponsor. They visit Great Salt Lake, the Mormon Temple, and help Gaby become a full adult Catholic!

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In honor of Fr Rob's continued weight loss, Lino writes a song parody to celebrate. Not to be outdone, Fr Rob writes his own parody and the audience decides whose is best. After that, Lino laments the fact that he is hideous looking...and asks why God made him that way.

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Lino kicks off the show by asking Fr Rob how he celebrated Mother's Day...which quickly turns into a therapy session. Lino eventually shares how he celebrated Mother's Day in Minnesota with Arby's and Iron Man 3. Then, Lino takes another trip up to heaven and meets some fascinating saints. Well, most of them are fascinating.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_132.mp3
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Fresh off his Atlanta emcee gig, Lino tells a story of being stuck in a cab with an Eastern European driver...looking for a hero. Speaking of music, Lino and Fr Rob mourn the loss of Kriss Kross and their hit "Jump Jump". And thanks to Fr Rob's therapeutic skills, he's able to analyze Lino and why he's in a spiritual funk.

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Lino and Fr Rob love hearing North Dakota broadcaster AJ Clemente's first day on the job. It's #(*@! great. Then, its time for Catholic Guy Advice: Praying the rosary in the bathroom? Finally, Lino breaks down Fr Rob's homily in a special edition we're calling Mystery Seinfeld Homily.

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_130.mp3
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Fr Rob kicks off the podcast by complaining about a rather silent parishioner...only to be silenced by the audience. Then, Lino wins an award from his alma mater and celebrates in a non-sinful way. And the boys take on 2 song parodies, because Pope Francis is their kind of Pope!

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Did you hear...He is Risen! Lino shares Easter stories with Fr Rob: from pasta and tacos to a surprise birthday party for Lino's dad. Then, Mystery Science Homily breaks down Fr Rob's Easter homily with a special apperance by Queen.

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Re-live that moment in history when, on March 13, 2013 it was announced "Habemus Papam": Starting with the white smoke coming from the chimney to Pope Francis' apostolic blessing - and everything in between! Even more fun in retrospect now that we know how it all turned out...

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A historic time for the Church: the final day in the Pontificate of Benedict XVI. Lino and Fr Rob break down the media appearances by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Fr Jonathan Morris, among others. Plus: Hear from the Pope himself - in his own voice - with his final words as Pontiff. Translated by a variety of people...

Direct download: TCGS_Podcast_126.mp3
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Yeehaw! Lino and Fr Rob brought the show to Texas and broadast live from Texas A&M to play The Catholic Guy Dating Game. Sure, Lino hasn't had much luck when it comes to his love life...but could he assist college students when it comes to love?

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Pope Benedict XVI resigns, shocking the world - and Lino when he finally wakes up. Fr Rob appears on Good Day New York (I said Good Day!) to give his reaction. Then, Lino visits heaven to chat with the saints whose canonizations were announced by the Pope. Plus, Lenten song parodies return with All Lent Long!

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Mark Hart, The Bible Geek, invited Lino to crash at his place in Arizona...was it Christian hospitality or a bad decision? Then Lino talks 80s hair bands, and a General Audience which turns into "God Made a Bad Co-Host"...

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Fresh off the Super Bowl, Lino and Fr Rob break down the game, and the commercials, of the night. Then, a very entertaining round of Answer The Question: Super Bowl Edition. After that, Lino goes to confession to Fr Rob...and Fr Jonathan Morris! 

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Lino passed on having Hugh Jackman on the show, but instead has his mom on the air to get her take on the film - and the faith of the film. Then, a crazy round of "What Does An Atheist Know?". Plus, Christopher West stops by to talk sex (well, Theology of the Body, actually...)

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For MLK Day, Lino comes in on a holiday and does the show by himself...telling a very personal story of a college friend and something that happened on MLK Day. Later on, Fr Rob returns to the studio and holds the fort as Lino takes a trip to heaven and interviews a variety of saints.

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Fr Jim Chern stops by the show and Lino reveals he's back to online dating. Watch out, ladies! No, seriously, watch out. Fr Jim, and the listeners, have plenty of fun at Lino's expense. Then, an all-time favorite segment: Fr Jim asks the always relevant (and catchy) question...Whats Up With That?

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Lino has a party to watch his beloved Vikings play the Packers. Can Lino "Let God and Let God"? Fr Rob talks about his father's surgery and recovery. Plus, another crazy Rulli Christmas celebration!

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A special Christmas show with Mark Hart, The Bible Geek. Lino and Mark talk about Christmas, the Bible, and, you know, stuff like that. Merry Christmas!

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A musical podcast everyone can enjoy, as neither Lino nor Fr Rob are singing! Lino meets Paul Shaffer, who plays piano on a beautiful rendition of "O Holy Night". Then, the Advent Calendar is opened up with...Bob Dylan. Finally, Fr Rob talks about Dave Brubeck and Lino reminisces about Bill Withers (rest in peace?).

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After purchasing Christmas cards, Fr Rob begins an online chat with some dude that lasts more than 30 minutes. A sin? No. Funny? Yes. Lino and Fr Rob read the transcript. Then comes minor confessions, where callers make their own non-sinful confessions. The guys then critique a local news report of a pastor selling drugs. And hilarity ensues...

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Fresh off another "sacred and profane" Thanksgiving, Lino recounts the day spent with his family: pasta, Pops passing out, and popovers! Then, a legend in rap makes an appearance: He's the Run in Run-DMC; now known as Rev Run! Word.

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Lino has recurring dreams of Count Chocula chasing him with a lawnmower, which causes Fr Rob and Lino to do a song parody of Aerosmith's "Dream On". Then, more singing: this time a young woman singing an inappropriate song at a funeral. Plus, Fr Rob breaks down Lino's latest appearance on FoxNewsLive talking elections - and the guys take a call which no one can top.

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Lino visited Athens, GA for a college football game with old friends and met another old friend: anti-Catholicism! Then, Benedict XVI's general audience (including his brand new telegram machine?), and Lino's General Audience...including an argument about what exactly a powder room is.

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Lino and Fr Rob return to the airwaves post-Hurricane Sunday: how have they handled the aftermath? Then Mark Hart, The Bible Geek, talks natural disasters (including disasters during Halloween). And who would you cast as Jesus? As always, Fr Rob has the worst idea...

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Lino is confirmation sponsor for Gaby in Salt Lake City and checks in with how the confirmation is going - while Fr Rob checks in and out of studio due to "stomach issues". The guys play an exciting round of "Who's Your Daddy?". And Lino finds ex girlfriends on facebook...turns out Fr Rob has done the same!

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Lino hits the piano and plays another Saturday Night Concert, followed by some classic song parodies based on his athletic prowess. Then Fr Rob challenges Lino to a round of Saint Who?. And then Lino returns to music as the boys reminisce about Metallica.

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Lino talks about his recent trip to Notre Dame, with Program Director Fr. Jonathan Morris, to see the Fighting Irish play Michigan. Also, Lino and Fr. Rob play Seven Deadly Questions, where they HAVE to answer questions emailed to them from listeners, and Fr. Rob's favorite source for accuracy....Wikipedia!

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Lino hasn't been able to visit his parents lately and he feels like he's been a bad son. So, what does he do to make up for it? He calls them live on the air, like any good son would!

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Lino talks about his experience at the pyramids and Mark Hart tells Lino and Fr. Rob about Mt. Sinai's appearances in the Bible. Also, Lino breaks the law, gets busted and is not contrite.

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