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.
2022-01-14 - 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
2022-01-07 - 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 feature
2021-12-17 - 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
2021-12-10 - 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 thei
2021-12-03 - 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 ma
2021-11-19 - 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 aim
2021-11-26 - 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
2021-11-12 - 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 wome
2021-11-05 - 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 i
2021-10-29 - 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 homescho
2021-10-22 - 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 viol
2021-10-15 - 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 Catho
2021-10-08 - 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 Ro
2021-10-01 - 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 c
2021-09-24 - 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
2021-09-17 - 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 Un
2021-09-10 - 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 Holleric
2021-09-03 - 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. A
2021-08-27 - 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
2021-08-20 - 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 class
2021-08-06 - What does a “post-Roe” world look like?
This week on EWTN News In Depth - As the Supreme Court prepares to hear the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case this fall, we look at how this case could impact the future of abortion in the US. We dive into the history of Roe, criticis
2021-07-31 - Historic Vatican Trial Begins
For the first time in the history of the Church, a Cardinal is facing charges of embezzlement. How this landmark financial corruption case has changed the Vatican justice system and financial transparency. This episode also covers the rise in huma
2021-07-23 - World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly
Honoring the dignity of the human person, a foundation of Catholic teaching by celebrating our senior community. After Pope Francis declared the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, EWTN News In Depth looks at vocations of older generati
2021-07-16 - Understanding the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist
An episode devoted to Jesus’ presence in the Eucharist. Our relationship with God is nourished and deepened through our reception of the Eucharist, where God is truly present through the grace of the Holy Spirit. Bishop Kevin Rhoades of the Diocese o
2021-07-09 - The Church in Africa.
An episode dedicated to the Catholic faith on the diverse continent of Africa. Host Montse Alvarado speaks with a survivor of the Rwandan genocide, Immaculee Ilibagiza, about how her faith guided her to forgiveness and hope.
2021-07-02 - SCOTUS term review, voting reform and science and faith intersect.
EWTN News In Depth – 2021-07-09 – SCOTUS term review, a discussion on voting reform and a look at how science and faith intersect.
2021-06-25 – Religious Freedom
A dive into religious freedom cases and concerns during the USCCB’s Religious Freedom Week. Plus, a discussion on why the Sacrament of Confession is vital to our faith lives.
2021-06-18 - A Catholic Foster Agency Wins a Major Supreme Court Case
A blockbuster decision by the Supreme Court, siding with a Catholic foster agency. What it means for religious freedom.
2021-06-11 - Full Episode - A preview to the upcoming USCCB Spring General Assembly
This week on EWTN News In Depth, the pressing topics bishops are expected to address in the upcoming USCCB General Assembly. Plus, Father Philip Bochanski is on set with host Montse Alvarado to talk about "Courage International", an organization that
2021-05-28 - Full Episode - Honoring Military Chaplains who serve our country
Honoring our military on Memorial Day. EWTN News In Depth's Montse Alvarado hosts a special episode dedicated to the brave men and women who have fought and died for our country. We look at what the Catholic Catechism teaches about war and when it is
2021-05-21 - Full Episode - Understanding the complexities of Vatican Finances
Financial transparency in the Church. Rome Correspondent Colm Flynn gives us a look at finances in the Vatican. The complex inner workings of budgeting the world's largest church. Where do donations come in and how are they distributed? Plus, an "On
2021-05-14 - Full Episode - A look at religious freedom concerns in China
EWTN News In Depth covers the release of the 2020 International Religious Freedom Report and the countries listed as violating religious freedom. EWTN correspondent Mark Irons speaks with Chinese dissident, activist and author Chen Guangcheng who esc
2021-05-07 - Full Show
In celebration of Mother’s Day, EWTN News In Depth looks at the physical and spiritual aspects of motherhood and the vital role mothers play in the Catholic Church. Host Montse Alvarado speaks with the Sisters of Life in New York City about their mis
2021-04-30 - Full Show
A move by church leaders in Germany to bless same-sex unions is creating a sharp divide within the church. EWTN News speaks with experts in the U.S. and in Germany on what it could mean for The Universal Church and provides a report from Germany on h
2021-04-23 - Full Show
After a year of COVID lockdowns, around the world, EWTN's News In Depth looks at the spiritual, physical and legal impacts the pandemic has had in the U.S. and Europe. Host Montse Alvarado speaks with EWTN correspondent Erik Rosales about his persona
2021-04-16 - Full Show
“From Canada to Belgium, countries around the world are legalizing euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide. News In Depth takes a look at the countries that have passed laws that endanger the elderly, disabled, depressed, and isolated. Medical expert
2021-04-09 - Full Show
“Catholic schools have been a bedrock of the education system in the United States for decades. There are more than 1.6 million students enrolled across the country. EWTN’s Montse Alvarado speaks with the Interim President of the National Catholic Ed
2021-03-26 - Full Show
As the United States’ Border Patrol deals with a surge of immigrants in the South, EWTN’S Montse Alvarado speaks with the head of the USCCB, Archbishop Jose Gomez about the Church’s teaching on immigration and its impact on U.S. parishes. News In Dep
2021-03-19 - Full Show
As we celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph, EWTN News In Depth looks at the importance of fatherhood in the church. Host Montse Alvarado interviews Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly of the Knights of Columbus who explains how the faith of a family is depende
2021-03-12 - Full Show
After his historic trip to Iraq accompanying Pope Francis, Archbishop Warda gave EWTN News IN Depth an exclusive interview on what it meant to the people in the region and to Catholics around the world. The implications for the Catholic Churc
2021-03-05 - Full Show
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