EWTN News In Depth
EWTN’s roundtable discussion series and in depth interviews unapologetically examine and analyze important issues, news, and events from an authentically Catholic perspective. An engaged one-hour discussion about topics that matter to you.
Euthanasia and Medically Assisted Suicide rates are growing in Canada, and laws supporting the procedures are about to expand.
Euthanasia and Medically Assisted Suicide rates are growing in Canada, and laws supporting the procedures are about to expand. Plus, meet the woman who is investigating the path towards sainthood for the children to whom our Blessed Mother appeared at Fatima.
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Two-years after the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan, we speak with several refugees to learn how they are acclimating to life in America. A look at the role of women in the Synod on Synodality and an update on recovery efforts in Hawaii. T: @MarkIronsMedia #RefugeeUpdate #AfghanistanWithdrawal T: @imrosellereyes #WarinUkraine #CatholicNuns T: @Solena_Tad T: @NCRegister T: @Synod_va T: @Pontifex #synodalChurch #SynodOnSynodality T:@PatrickMaryOP T:@DominicanRosary T:@OSV FB: Dominican Rosary Pilgrimage #Rosary #HailMary #IntercessionofMary #DominicanRosary #AveMaria FB: ccaokc @ccaokc
The migrant crisis at the border and in cities throughout the U.S.
The migrant crisis at the border and in cities throughout the U.S. How the Church is responding. Mexico’s Supreme Court decision on abortion. Reaction from pro-life organizations. Plus, a look at safe haven laws as one of the largest states in the Union expands access to life saving baby boxes.
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A historic papal trip to Mongolia. How Catholics are celebrating the apostolic visit and the faithful work of the Church in Mongolia. Plus and exclusive interview with the widow of the Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting victims and continuing coverage of the upcoming Synod on Synodality. T: @ColmFlynnire #Mongolia #ApostolicVisitToMongolia #MongolianCatholic #ChurchInTheEast T: @CatHadro #PittsburghStrong
Back to School.
Back to School. How a training program is helping teachers BE stronger leaders in the classroom. The highlights of the GOP Primary Debate and how Eastern Rite Churches are contributing to the upcoming Synod on Synodality at the Vatican.
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A ruling to reinstate limits on the abortion pill tees up a potential Supreme Court Case. Steps towards healing after deadly wildfires tore through Maui. Plus, bishops share concerns for the first-of-its-kind global synod. T@maryfiorito T: @EPPCdc T: @ND_EthicsCenter #prolife #abortionpill #postroe T: CatholicHawaii T:@PiadeSolenni T: @GlobalICM T: @MattBunson T:@Synod_va FB: Synod.va T@arthurbrooks T@Harvard
We look at the expansion of euthanasia laws in Europe and at a landmark case involving an infant that sparked international debate over parental rights, religious freedom and the use of life support.
We look at the expansion of euthanasia laws in Europe and at a landmark case involving an infant that sparked international debate over parental rights, religious freedom and the use of life support. A conversation on euthanasia, assisted suicide, and palliative care. Plus, hundreds of religious communities lack financial resources to meet the retirement and healthcare needs of their aging members. A look at the services one community offers.
Former Vice President Mike Pence discusses his presidential run and hopes for the future of the U.S.
Former Vice President Mike Pence discusses his presidential run and hopes for the future of the U.S. Plus, hundreds of thousands of Catholics fill Lisbon to celebrate World Youth Day. And insights into a food and supply blockade impacting 120,000 people.
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World Youth Day preparations. Bags are packed and pilgrims are on their way to the event of summer 2023: meet the pilgrims who are excited to attend. Plus, the challenges facing teens and young people in the Church today. T:@ColmFlynnire T: @wyd_en T:@ImRoselleReyes #Lisboa2023 #WYD #WorldYouthDay #CatholicYouth T:@MarkIronsMedia
The Pope’s envoy for peace in Ukraine speaks with President Biden.
The Pope’s envoy for peace in Ukraine speaks with President Biden. Controversial questions about the possibility of Catholic same-sex blessings, and how one diocese in the U.S. is supporting the pro-family model.
Violence. Opposition. Calls for peace, international aid and religious freedom in two countries on opposite sides of the planet
Violence. Opposition. Calls for peace, international aid and religious freedom in two countries on opposite sides of the planet… with strong Catholic communities. A look at current politics and the state of the Church in Haiti and Nigeria.
The problem of pornography.
The problem of pornography. A look at its impacts on the brain and laws aiming to protect children’s innocence. Plus, an Argentine Archbishop promoted to a leading role at the Vatican. And a ministry of compassionate outreach to women with unplanned pregnancies.
Pope Francis blesses the National Eucharistic Revival Team as the parish phase of the revival kicks off.
Pope Francis blesses the National Eucharistic Revival Team as the parish phase of the revival kicks off. Plus, the Prime Minister of India visits the White House and addresses Congress. And the founder of Domino’s pizza shares his journey from wealth to charity.
An exclusive interview with MLB pitcher Trevor Williams who discusses his viral tweet defending the faith amid controversial pride celebrations.
An exclusive interview with MLB pitcher Trevor Williams who discusses his viral tweet defending the faith amid controversial pride celebrations. Plus, how ministries for persons with gender discordance and same sex-attraction allow their members to live in communion with the Church. And, the major takeaways from the USCCB’s spring meeting.
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Guantanamo Bay: A former interrogator questions some of the techniques she witnessed at the U.S. detention camp and how they challenge the Christian conscience. Bringing civil marriages performed outside of the Church into God’s grace. How convalidation allows couples to enter into a sacramental marriage. Plus: preparing for the end of life. T: @ColmFlynnIre IG: @colmflynnire T: @imrosellereyes IG: @imrosellereyes
The Catholic Church‘s response to shootings and gun laws in the wake of violence over the holiday weekend.
The Catholic Church‘s response to shootings and gun laws in the wake of violence over the holiday weekend. Thousands flock to see the body of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster after her body was exhumed, the abbess of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles describes the life of this remarkable nun. And, an inspirational voice against suicide. Lessons we can learn from a teen who died of cancer.
High profile court cases in the news, from the abortion pill appeal to a choice between a job and honoring the Sabbath.
High profile court cases in the news, from the abortion pill appeal to a choice between a job and honoring the Sabbath. Expert analysis from a Catholic perspective. Plus, coping with the impending death of a child – we have compassionate advice. And demonic depictions in popular culture. What the church teaches about the devil.
A special report on Catholic higher education institutions that are providing a path towards success for pregnant students.
A special report on Catholic higher education institutions that are providing a path towards success for pregnant students. Plus, the newly released report on religious persecution around the world. And the unique ministry that helps adult children of divorce to heal.
The moral, emotional and physical benefits of Natural Family Planning
The moral, emotional and physical benefits of Natural Family Planning as U.S. lawmakers debate making birth control pills available over-the-counter. Plus, the expected surge at the U.S. border as Title 42 sunsets. A unique look at a Caribbean nation that is also seeing a flood of migrants. And, gearing up for World Youth Day.
Boycotts and backlash over corporate activism
Boycotts and backlash over corporate activism: how Catholics are called to respond to growing influence of what Pope Francis has dubbed “gender ideologies.” Archbishop Coakley is on the record discussing how the faithful can share the truth about body-soul unity while accompanying those suffering with gender dysphoria. Plus, analysis on the role of women in promoting life and the upcoming Synod of Bishops.
Pope Francis embarks on his second pastoral visit to Hungary, with “Christ is our future” as the theme.
Pope Francis embarks on his second pastoral visit to Hungary, with “Christ is our future” as the theme. The impact of the three-day on religious and political leaders as well as refugees of the war in Ukraine. An exclusive interview with the new U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See. Plus, the expected role of incremental abortion bans in the 2024 presidential race.
Mother Angelica’s 100th birthday
Mother Angelica’s 100th birthday: stories and reflections from the man she chose to succeed her in leading the network. A house in Rome gives refugees a fresh start. Plus, the director of the Vatican Museums discusses her work.
Conflicting court rulings on FDA approval of the abortion pill: how Congress, the Biden Administration, and the Supreme Court are responding.
Conflicting court rulings on FDA approval of the abortion pill: how Congress, the Biden Administration, and the Supreme Court are responding. Plus, the Church in action in the Dominican Republic, and explaining the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick.
A bill in Delaware could remove the Seal of Confession.
A bill in Delaware could remove the Seal of Confession. Legal and pastoral analysis on how this bill could impact the sacrament. Lawmakers in Colorado look to ban the Abortion Pill Reversal procedure: a pro-life response. Plus, the “why” behind Friday Fish Fries – we look at the Catholic Church’s tradition of fasting during Lent.
A decade of saints: we look at the holy men and women canonized by Pope Francis in his first ten years at the Vatican.
A decade of saints: we look at the holy men and women canonized by Pope Francis in his first ten years at the Vatican. Plus, the story of a Catholic convert who received miraculous healing and played a major role in Mother Angelica’s vocation.
Church leaders in Germany challenge the Vatican
Church leaders in Germany challenge the Vatican, voting in favor of sweeping reform of Church teaching. What it could mean for Catholics in Germany and worldwide. Plus, as we celebrate the tenth anniversary of Pope Francis’ pontificate, we look at his impact as the first “digital Pope.”
In this special edition of EWTN News In Depth, we dive into the source and summit of the Catholic faith: the Eucharist.
In this special edition of EWTN News In Depth, we dive into the source and summit of the Catholic faith: the Eucharist. Learn about the Old Testament’s foretelling of Holy Communion, what parishes can expect from USCCB’s National Eucharistic Revival and ways to grow closer to God through Holy Communion.
How a small college in Kentucky inspired thousands across the country to revive their relationship with God.
How a small college in Kentucky inspired thousands across the country to revive their relationship with God. A look at big travel moments in Pope Francis’ papacy, as he celebrates the 10th anniversary of his pontificate. Plus, understanding the surge of deadly violence in the West Bank.
A year of war in Ukraine, the impact of African Americans in the Catholic Church and a Super Bowl champion discusses his Catholic faith
A year of war in Ukraine. The alarming report claims Russia is forcing thousands of Ukrainian children into re-education camps. Plus, understanding god’s love in the midst of oppression – a look at the first successful order of nuns of African descent in the U.S. and Super Bowl champ Harrison Butker discusses his catholic faith.
Imprisoned Nicaraguan priests released to the U.S. but one Bishop stays behind.
Imprisoned Nicaraguan priests released to the U.S. but one Bishop stays behind. Analysis of religious persecution in Nicaragua. On the anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s retirement, a look at the impact of the rare decision of a Pope to step down. Martyred for the faith. The remains of the first U.S. priest to be beatified find a new resting place – a shrine that bears his name.
Faith and football intersect at the biggest sporting event of the year.
Faith and football intersect at the biggest sporting event of the year. Pope Francis concludes his historic papal trip in South Sudan. Plus, how married couples reignite their commitment to God and one another.
Pope Francis’ groundbreaking visit to Africa.
Pope Francis’ groundbreaking visit to Africa brings hopes of peace to nations caught in brutal conflicts. New developments on the persecution of Catholics in Nicaragua. Plus, how young adults are finding Christ in people living on the streets of Philadelphia.
Marching forward after Roe: the pro-life movement mobilizes at the state level to defend a culture of life.
Marching forward after Roe: the pro-life movement mobilizes at the state level to defend a culture of life. A pro-life response to the loosening of restrictions on the abortion pill. Plus, how some parishes are trying to keep the congregation safe during Mass.
The top legal, social and political issues impacting the Church and the world.
The top legal, social and political issues impacting the Church and the world. A special broadcast breaks down the key stories of 2022 that we will be tracking in this new year.
The Life and Legacy of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Vatican experts share their insights into the life and legacy of Cardinal Ratzinger who later became Pope Benedict XVI. From his early years in Germany, his scholarly and theological impact on the College of Cardinals, to his leadership as our Holy Father and his witness in his retirement.
An encore presentation of some of our best international reports.
An encore presentation of some of our best international reports. Catholicism in the Persian Gulf, battling human trafficking in Albania, welcoming outcasts at a leper colony in South Sudan, a discussion of faith and science with the Vatican astronomer. We examine the far-reaching impact of Catholics around the globe.
On the ground in Ukraine.
On the ground in Ukraine, the stories of struggle, courage and faith as the war nears its 10 month mark. A cutting-edge program for teens provides peer-to-peer training on suicide prevention. The World Cup becomes a world stage for Catholics to show their faith.
The impact of the Respect for Marriage Act on Americans and church institutions.
The impact of the Respect for Marriage Act on Americans and church institutions. Looking ahead to the incoming Congress: how the balance of power could shift the vote on major issues. Plus, take a journey to a town in northern Italy to see how woodworkers make world-famous Nativity scenes.
What China’s COVID restrictions and its violated agreement with the Vatican could mean for democracy efforts and Catholics in China.
What China’s COVID restrictions and its violated agreement with the Vatican could mean for democracy efforts and Catholics in China. The only neonatal ICU in Bethlehem celebrates 100,000 births. Plus, author Stephen Auth discusses his latest book on how art can inspire conversations about faith.
An inspirational episode dedicated to our Faith Journey series. The stories of Catholics who credit their faith and trust in Jesus with helping them overcome sickness, heartache and fear.
The U.S. bishops elect new conference leadership.
The U.S. bishops elect new conference leadership. What it means for the American Church and the focus of the nation’s pastors. Plus, A Catholic’s guide to tithing, and how to find purpose and encouragement when caring for loved ones who are elderly or ill.
Report and analysis of the ongoing 2022 Midterm Election
Report and analysis of the ongoing 2022 Midterm Election result tallies from the Catholic perspective with discussion on the outcome of state-level ballot initiatives on abortion. Plus, the Church celebrates National Vocation Awareness Week: how young women answered the call to the convent.
How seminaries in the U.S. screen potential priests, two decades after abuse allegations out of Boston rocked the Church.
How seminaries in the U.S. screen potential priests, two decades after abuse allegations out of Boston rocked the Church. The role religion could play in the upcoming midterm elections. Plus, a look at the small but fervent Christian community in the United Arab Emirates.
As the Catechism reaches its 30th anniversary, we look at its history and how it can help Catholics engage with their faith.
As the Catechism reaches its 30th anniversary, we look at its history and how it can help Catholics engage with their faith. Exploring the battleground states in the governors’ races and major ballot initiatives. Plus, the story of music legend Dion DiMucci and how he rediscovered God.
A post-Roe America gears up for its first election: how the Catholic vote could shift Congressional races.
A post-Roe America gears up for its first election: how the Catholic vote could shift Congressional races. And the targeting of pregnancy centers and pro-life ministries: how some politicians are trying to shut down these life-saving organizations. Plus, a look at a hyper-realistic piece of art inspired by the Shroud of Turin.
The Second Vatican Council reaches its 60th anniversary.
The Second Vatican Council reaches its 60th anniversary. Our reporters and expert panelists analyze its mission, its history, and its impact on the Universal Church. Plus, the need-to-know for the Supreme Court’s new session: what cases Catholics should follow.
Results from the first phase of the Synod on Synodality
Results from the first phase of the Synod on Synodality are in: concerns about a lack of representation in Europe and a U.S. report. What the pro-life fight looks like across Asia. Plus, the challenges Catholic caregivers face in helping patients with leprosy in Africa.
Startling reports show church attendance dropped severely during the pandemic and has not recovered.
An initiative launched in Los Angeles is aimed at bringing Catholics home. Plus, the sacrifices and work of Mother Teresa on the big screen: a behind-the-scenes preview of an upcoming movie depicting her saintly life.
Abortion as a global issue.
Abortion as a global issue. The News In Depth team discusses pro life efforts in Africa. And an insightful interview on the psychology of priest abuse: why it happens and how the Church can better protect children. Plus, a royal farewell: images and remarks from the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
As Latin America moves away from its Catholic roots and grows more secular.
As Latin America moves away from its Catholic roots and grows more secular, we unpack recent abortion legislation in three countries. A look at Pope Francis’ first visit to Kazakhstan. And uncovering the faith of Queen Elizabeth II, her role as Supreme Head of the Church of England, and her relationship with Catholicism.
Remembering royalty: a look back at the 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II and her encounters with five popes.
Remembering royalty: a look back at the 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II and her encounters with five popes. Our expert panel discusses what is next for the pro-life movement in a post-Roe world. Plus, what the Church believes about incremental abortion bans, and a preview of the pope’s participation in a global religious summit in Kazakhstan.
Extraordinary Consistory & the College of Cardinals
The changing face of the College of Cardinals and continual reform of the Curia as Pope Francis holds consistories at the Vatican. Plus, priests and the laity alike are distressed as the last Traditional Latin Masses are held in some parishes, in the wake of Pope Francis’ limits on the old rite. And, a behind the scenes look at Andrea Bocelli’s concert to benefit the victims of the war in Ukraine.
A look at how Afghan refugees are resettling in the United States one year after the Taliban regained control of their home country
A look at how Afghan refugees are resettling in the United States one year after the Taliban regained control of their home country. Expert analysis on the latest religious freedom violations in Nicaragua and the recent arrest of a bishop. Plus, the inspiring story of a religious sister who felt called by God to leave her home in war-torn Iraq to start a new community in Boston.
Class is in session
Class is in session. We break down the report card on school choice programs and Catholic school enrollment across the nation ahead of a new academic year. Plus, a program that gives teachers the tools to pass on the faith, and a new book that teaches children the joy of religious life.
Amid record-setting inflation, a look at what Catholic Charities is doing to help Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck.
Amid record-setting inflation, a look at what Catholic Charities is doing to help Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck. Plus, a visit to an orphanage in South Sudan protecting vulnerable children from the streets, and a ministry that motivates teens to spend their summer vacation serving their community.
The votes are in: we break down the results of Kansas’ Love Them Both Amendment and share reactions from Kansans.
The votes are in: we break down the results of Kansas’ Love Them Both Amendment and share reactions from Kansans. Plus, a look back at Pope Francis’ penitential trip to Canada, and the second annual World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.
In this special edition of EWTN News in Depth, we dive into the persecution of Christians throughout the globe. Religious freedom advocates weigh in on the egregious human rights violations and what needs to be done to bring peace.
In this special edition of EWTN News In Depth, we dive into the source and summit of the Catholic faith: the Eucharist. Learn about the Old Testament’s foretelling of Holy Communion, what parishes can expect from the USCCB’s National Eucharistic Revival and ways to grow closer to God through the sacraments.
Research reveals where American Catholics stand on major political issues and Church doctrine.
A new poll from EWTN News and RealClear Opinion Research reveals where American Catholics stand on major political issues and Church doctrine. We look at what it could mean for the Catholic vote. Plus understanding the impact of gubernatorial races and the future of our Country. And take a glimpse into the hidden life of nuns in America’s oldest Carmelite Monastery.
Roe V Wade: A flood of lawsuits from pro-abortion groups
In the wake of the overturn of Roe V Wade, a flood of lawsuits from pro-abortion groups freeze life-affirming protections in some states across the nation. A look at the violent attacks on churches and pregnancy centers across the nation. Plus, how Pope Francis is calling the Universal Church to rediscover the beauty of the Mass in his latest letter.
MS Attorney General Lynn Fitch and Solicitor General Scott Stewart discuss the case they defended that led to the overturn of Roe V Wade.
Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch and Solicitor General Scott Stewart discuss the case they defended that led to the overturn of Roe V Wade. Plus, we speak to the coach and the attorneys at the center of the Supreme Court’s latest ruling on prayer in public schools.
The Supreme Court delivers rulings for school choice and abortion
The Supreme Court delivers rulings for school choice and abortion: an in-depth analysis of the Carson V Makin case and initial reactions to the historic overturn of Roe V Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Cardinal Timothy Dolan is “On the Record” to discuss Religious Freedom Week in the U.S. Plus, a look at the tenth annual World Meeting of Families in Rome.
The archbishop of Uvalde, Texas discusses the Church’s push for gun reform in the wake of the deadly school shooting.
The archbishop of Uvalde, Texas discusses the Church’s push for gun reform in the wake of the deadly school shooting. A look at the pro-life fight in the pro-abortion state of New York, and how military service members suffering from invisible wounds are finding healing in the Marian city of Lourdes.
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As a historic abortion ruling by the Supreme Court nears, we revisit our exclusive series “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” to examine the reproductive health changes some states are already making. How pro-life leaders are advocating for showing mercy and compassion towards women who have had an abortion. Plus, we speak to Bishop Anagbe of Makurdi about the horrific attack at a Catholic Church in Nigeria. T: @MarkIronsMedia T: @TeresaTomeo IG: @teresa.tomeo T: @CatSzeltner IG: @cathadro T: @imrosellereyes IG: @imrosellereyes #prolife #lifeafterroe #postroegeneration #prayfornigeria
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05/20/2022 A look at what Senators are doing to codify Roe v. Wade. AAPI Catholics gather to celebrate their heritage, and the story of a college student who is going from wide receiver to seminarian. T: @markironsmedia #prolife #postroegeneration T: @imrosellereyes IG: @imrosellereyes T: @washarchdiocese IG: @washarchdiocese #AAPI #APAheritagemonth T: @alanholdren T: @landryweber12 IG: @landryweber12 #prayforvocations #kansaswildcats
Abortion pills in the mail: a look at the next battle for the pro-life movement.
Abortion pills in the mail: a look at the next battle for the pro-life movement. How Catholic women are fighting for better maternity leave, and a peek at some of the Saints that will be canonized by Pope Francis.
A leaked draft of a Supreme Court decision indicates the historic overturn of Roe v Wade is imminent.
A leaked draft of a Supreme Court decision indicates the historic overturn of Roe v Wade is imminent. We speak with Ed Whelan of the Ethics and Public Policy Center about the contents and consequences. Cardinal Timothy Dolan in Europe providing spiritual support for Ukrainian refugees and a look at the Black American Catholics on the road to Sainthood.
American Officials visit Ukraine, a Religious Freedom Case at the Supreme Court, inside the Black Catholic community in the U.S., and 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines.
Correspondent Colm Flynn continues his on-the-ground coverage in Ukraine, and Montana Senator Steve Daines talks with EWTN News in Depth about his recent visit to Ukraine. EWTN Vatican Bureau Chief Andreas Thonhauser explains the role religion is playing in the war in Ukraine. Plus, celebrating the 500-year anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines, Reporter Roselle Reyes reports.
AG Bill Barr Interview, the latest from Ukraine and a Relics Exhibit
Former Attorney General Bill Barr discusses threats to religious liberty in the U.S. and the importance of election integrity. Correspondent Colm Flynn is on the ground in Ukraine with the latest on the Russian Invasion. Plus, welcoming Catholics home, we speak with two women going through RCIA and a unique exhibit on the relics of saints travels the U.S.
The war in Ukraine brings new atrocities to light, a guide to Catholic investing from the Knights of Columbus, and wrapping up “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” series with a reporter roundtable.
Global outrage at Russia as horrific images emerge of civilian deaths. We speak with Fr. Oleksandr Zelinskyi about the current situation in Ukraine and how he continues to bring Christ to those in need. Plus, as we wrap up our exclusive series “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” with a look at Vermont‘s push for a constitutional amendment and a round-table discussion on abortion laws.
Life After Roe: Debate in the States – California and an interview with the new president of the Catholic University of America
The latest on the crisis in Ukraine and the international response to the war. Reporter Roselle Reyes looks at how short-wave radio is being used to bring news to Ukraine as social media and internet sites are being blocked by Russia. We also feature an interview with the new president of the Catholic University of America, Peter Kilpatrick, Ph.D. exclusive to EWTN.
A priest in Ukraine joins us from Ukraine plus “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” Tennessee
Fr. Andriy Zelinskyy, SJ joins us from Ukraine to share his perspective on the war. The series “Life After Roe: Debate In The States” continues with a look at support centers for crisis pregnancies and abortion laws in Tennessee. Pope Francis’ Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin explains the state of the Church in the Middle East. And a breakdown of the changes to the Roman Curia outlined in the Vatican constitution, Predicate Evangelium.
Russian Catholic Priest on Ukraine Crisis
A Catholic priest in Russia and another in Ukraine weigh in on the crisis in Ukraine. Plus our exclusive series “Life After Roe: Debate in the States,” continues with a look at Michigan. What the Michigan constitution has to protect life, that other states do not.
Life After Roe: Debate in the States Florida plus the latest on Ukraine
The exclusive series “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” continues with a look at Florida. The sunshine state just passed into law a 15 week ban on abortion. Reporter Catherine Hadro gives us a breakdown of the pro-life movement in Florida and the hurdles it has yet to overcome. Plus, the latest on the humanitarian crisis that continues to grow as the war in Ukraine rages on.
Launching an exclusive series of “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” plus the latest on the war in Ukraine
The start of a series that dives into abortion laws across the U.S. We look at future of abortion in several states, as the Supreme Court will weigh in on a case that could overturn abortion rights. Plus the latest on the situation in Ukraine. Colm Flynn provides on the ground coverage from Poland, where hundreds and thousands of refugees are spilling over the border from Ukraine to escape the Russian invasion and an exclusive interview EWTN Ukraine founder Father Pavlo Vyshkovkyy in Ukraine.
War in Ukraine
Montse Alvarado speaks with EWTN colleagues in Ukraine on the situation there and the need for prayer. Plus, a new Supreme Court Justice nominee, how her judicial experience and philosophy could impact the future of the court. Also, Church officials meet with Mayors of Mediterranean cities to discuss ways to help refugees making the harrowing journey across the Mediterranean Sea. Ambassador Alberto Fernandez provides insight on the humanitarian aid needed. Finally, a glimpse of an interactive exhibit on the Shroud of Turin and a discussion on faith in the tech industry.
Faith on the field – The Supreme Court Case
Supreme Court justices will hear an appeal of the high school coach who was forced out of his job over an on-the-field prayer. Plus, a dive into a historic Catholic fraternity for Black Americans and stepping back in time to the birthplace of St. Valentine.
Push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment
FIRST CENTURY LOOK AT THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT, AS SOME LAWMAKERS AND THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION RENEW A PUSH FOR GENDER EQUALITY IN THE CONSTITUTION. BUT 50 YEARS AFTER IT WENT TO THE STATES FOR RATIFICATION, THE DEFINITION OF DISCRIMINATION “ON ACCOUNT OF SEX” HAS CHANGED. PLUS UNDERSTANDING THE CALL OF THE SINGLE LIFE VOCATION FOR CATHOLICS.
German Synodal Path and the Olympics in China
Church leaders in Germany meet for the German Synodal Path to discuss controversial proposals on sexual morality, priestly celibacy, the role of women in the Church and other issues that challenge Church teaching. EWTN’s Managing Editor in Germany, Martin Rothweiler brings us the latest from Frankfurt. Plus, human rights leaders weigh in on the calls for boycotting the Olympics in Beijing.
EWTN News In Depth: The Future of the March for Life Movement
Tonight on 'EWTN News In Depth': After the first fully in-person march for the annual March for Life since the start of the pandemic, and with two important abortion cases being reviewed by the Supreme Court, EWTN News in Depth looks at the next stages of the pro-life movement. What is next beyond the March in DC? Hosted by Montse Alvarado, EWTN News In Depth welcomes guests in a discussion of current events in the Church, politics, and culture, all through the lens of the Catholic faith. This show is about finding out who we are as people and as Catholics, and how we can confidently live our faith in the world. It is produced by EWTN News: https://www.ewtnnews.com ------------- EWTN News In Depth airs on EWTN Fridays at 8pm ET. It re-airs on Saturdays at 1am ET & Sundays at 11am ET ------------ Sign up today to receive the EWTN News In Depth newsletter: https://www.ewtn.com/indepth ------------- Follow EWTN News In Depth on Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EWTNNewsInDepth Twitter: https://twitter.com/EWTNNewsInDepth Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ewtnnewsindepth/ ------------- Subscribe to EWTN YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/EWTN ------------- You can support the EWTN News mission: https://bit.ly/3qDR1qf
The role of the Catholic Church and international governments.
Montse Alvarado sits down with the Apostolic Nuncio to the U.S., Archbishop Christophe Pierre about his complex work in multiple countries as an ambassador of Pope Francis. Rome Correspondent Colm Flynn shares the Holy Father’s message to ambassadors at the Vatican. Reporter Mark Irons tells us how the Church is helping victims of deadly tornados in the South and how a new app will help your prayer life.
Recap of the top stories of 2021 impacting Catholics
A historic Papal trip to Iraq, restrictions on Traditional Latin Mass, a multi-million dollar financial scandal involving a high-ranking Vatican official and a landmark Supreme Court decision in favor of Catholic Social Services. This episode features the major stories impacting the Catholic Church and the faithful worldwide.
Understanding the SCOTUS Commission report and a sit down with Cardinal George Pell
The main takeaways from the SCOTUS Commission report and the impact it may or may not have on the future of the Supreme Court. Plus, Cardinal George Pell is “On the Record” with how his faith helped him during his imprisonment. We highlight a massive feast for Our Lady of Guadalupe in Illinois and correspondent Colm Flynn takes us walking in St. Nicholas Village in Italy, just in time for Christmas.
Religious liberty and school choice
Supreme Court Justices hear oral argument in Carson v. Makin. At issue is whether a state violates the religion clauses or equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution by prohibiting students participating in student aid from choosing to use their aid to attend a religious school.
SCOTUS Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health
Oral argument heard in an historic abortion case at the Supreme Court. In Depth analysis of the arguments laid before the court and how justices responded. A dive into democracy concerns in Hong Kong as devout Catholic and media mogul Jimmy Lai marks one year behind bars for his pro-democracy actions. Correspondent Colm Flynn provides insight into the Papal visit to Greece and Cyprus, what it means for Catholics and refugees in these countries. Plus, a new survey on the political leanings of U.S. priests.
A Thanksgiving special highlighting women’s religious
Thousands of women around the world have dedicated their lives to Jesus Christ. This episode showcases some of the incredible vocation stories of nuns and sisters and their tireless work reflecting the love of God that we’ve aired throughout the year. Including one new interview with Sister Mary Bendyna, Executive Director of Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR).
USCCB’s 2021 Fall General Assembly take-a-ways
The main issues discussed at the assembly and how they impact parishioners in the U.S. Luisa de Poo, the Associate Director of Pro-Life Activities for the Diocese of Austin; provides insight on the USCCB’s “Walking with Moms in Need” program that aims to build active, pro-life ministries in parishes across the U.S. The episode also features a discussion on embracing the season of Advent, plus a trip to Assisi, Italy to honor St. Francis’ legacy on the World Day of the Poor.
Should clergy be allowed in the execution chamber? The latest from the Supreme Court. Plus Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia goes “On the Record.”
On the Record with Archbishop Nelson Perez 18 months into his new role leading the Philadelphia archdiocese. Discussing adoption and foster care in the U.S., as we celebrate National Adoption month, and opening the doors to vocations for men and women facing debt barriers, important information as the Church in the US asks for prayers for vocations during national vocations week.
Understanding the Synod on Synodality
This episode looks at the importance of dioceses taking part in the Synod on Synodality. Reporter Mark Irons looks at how parishioners are called to work with Church leaders to mold the future of the Church. A panel discussion dives into the impact it will have on the global Church. The broadcast also includes the latest on the Supreme Court hearing on the Texas abortion law.
Importance of interreligious dialogue and a look at the rise in homeschooling
On the 56th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, a Vatican II document supporting interreligious dialogue we look at the current relationship of the Catholic Church with other faiths. This episode also looks at the growing number of households that homeschool, particularly among the black and Latino communities.
he history and future of Catholicism in Lebanon and the legacy of St. Junipero Serra.
Learning more about the Maronite Catholic Church, which is in full communion with the Holy See. Host Montse Alvarado speaks with Bishop Gregory Mansour about the history and future of the Church in Lebanon. Plus a panel discussion on the current violence in Beirut, it’s impact on the political and economic stability of the region. This episode also dives into the life of St. Junipero Serra, the first Hispanic saint of the United States, as the Church battles ongoing slander of the saint’s legacy.
The relationship of the Church and Native Americans, plus political and corporate responses to global religious persecution.
New Mexico Bishop James Wall discusses the plans for the USCCB to support Native American ministries in the U.S. and reconcile former injustices against indigenous communities. Reporter Mark Irons provides an overview of the relationship of the Catholic Church with tribal nations and shares his own experience working in these communities. This episode also features a discussion with Nury Turkel, Vice Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Mr. Turkel was born in a re-education camp in China and now works in the U.S. fighting for religious freedom. And synodality kicks off in the U.S.— what this means for the American Church.
Major Trials of the Catholic Church
A breaking news report on the Catholic Church in France reveals that more than 200,000 children suffered abuse over several decades. EWTN News In Depth has expert analysis from the National Catholic Register’s Europe Correspondent Solene Tadie. In Rome, Judges at the Vatican make a surprise decision in a historic finance trial involving a high-ranking cardinal. Host Montse Alvarado speaks with Rome Correspondent Hannah Brockhaus with the latest updates. Plus, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, a look at the growth, opportunities and challenges the Church faces within the Hispanic community.
Biblical principles behind financial planning
Host Montse Alvarado speaks with a leading venture capitalist on using principles from the Book of Genesis for Economic Success. Plus, how to invest your money following Catholic guidelines. Experts share how Catholic institutions and lay Catholics can make sound moral and ethical investment choices using Catholic Social Teaching as guide. As the Supreme Court 2021-2022 term starts this week, Adam White, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and Co-Director of George Mason University’s C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State weighs in on upcoming blockbuster cases.
EWTN NEWS IN DEPTH Creating inclusive communities and protecting the rights of the disabled in light of health care rationing due to COVID. What we as Catholics should do to respond.
This episode features multiple interviews with leaders championing aid for the disabled. Steve Gold a Disability Rights Lawyer and Board Member of Liberty Resources, has been at the forefront of Disability Rights cases. He has helped to fight for accessible housing, worked on para-transit cases, physician-assisted suicide prevention, and more. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, the Archbishop of Louisville is the Episcopal Moderator of the National Catholic Partnership on Disability. Host Montse Alvarado also speaks one-on-one with Matt Simpson, a Paralympian who just returned from playing goal ball in Tokyo.
EWTN NEWS IN DEPTH Vaccine Mandates and Religious Exemptions
EWTN News In Depth explores the issue of federal Covid vaccine mandates unveiled by the Biden Administration and the role of religious exemptions to vaccinaton. A report on the Pope’s guidance on vaccines and host Montse Alvarado talks to American University Professor Lewis Grossman, historian and legal scholar, to put vaccine mandates in historical perspective and Stephen Crampton, senior counsel for the Thomas More Society, which is representing a group of doctors and nurses who don’t want to take the vaccine.
EWTN NEWS IN DEPTH
A comprehensive look at the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress including: A full report from correspondent Colm Flynn who is on the ground in Budapest, covering all the events of the congress An interview with Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg on the impact of the congress on Church leaders An interview with Hungary’s Minister for Families Katalin Novak A recap of major highlights of the week-long event with EWTN’s Dr. Matthew Bunson
EWTN NEWS IN DEPTH Helping Afghan refugees who are resettling in the U.S.
Montse Alvarado speaks with two women on the front lines of helping refugees from Afghanistan resettle in the United States. Judi Harris the Refugee Resettlement Director at St. Vincent Catholic Charities in Lansing, Michigan and Robyn Barnard, Sr. Advocacy Counsel for Human Rights First share their experiences meeting with refugees, helping to fight their legal hurdles they face and finding homes for them to stay.
EWTN NEWS IN DEPTH
Evacuations continue in Afghanistan in a race against time to rescue Americans and U.S. allies from Taliban rule. Plus the impact FDA approvals of the Pfizer vaccine could have on vaccine mandates in the U.S. This episode also follows the efforts of the Felician Sisters of North America who are working to bring more supplies to earthquake stricken Haiti.
Reaction to the Humanitarian crises in Afghanistan and Haiti
A look at the events unfolding in Afghanistan and the U.S. response as well as the humanitarian aid for Haitians impacted by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake. As the Delta variant of COVID-19 surges, Catholic schools face challenges for re-opening classrooms. Montse Alvarado speaks with the president of the National Catholic Education Association, Lincoln Snyder, on how school leaders are making sure classrooms are safe but also maintain their independence.