The World Over
Each week, Raymond Arroyo challenges viewers with important political and cultural reporting and analysis of a wide variety of topics of interest to Catholics and people of faith.
SYNOD CENTRAL, GOYA CARES, MERRY & BRIGHT!
Robert Royal, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and Fr. Gerald Murray, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York discuss the latest news on the Synod of Bishops and much more. Robert Unanue, Goya Foods CEO with PART ONE of his interview talking with Raymond about food, faith, family and battling child trafficking with his new initiative, Goya Cares. Raymond Arroyo previews his brand new Christmas recording Christmas Merry & Bright.
FERNANDEZ SPEAKS, THE BIBLICAL HIGHWAY
Fr. Gerald Murray, weighs in on the status of the Vatican's investigation of Bp. Joseph Strickland of Tyler, TX, and the exclusive interview given to The National Catholic Register's Edward Pentin by Cardinal-elect Victor Manuel Fernandez about the upcoming Synod of Bishops and more. Mike Pompeo, former US Secretary of State shares his new documentary film, Route 60: The Biblical Highway.
THE SYNOD & CHINA, TODAY'S FEMINISM
Philip Lawler, editor of Catholic World News/CatholicCulture.org is here to talk about the latest news on the Synod of Bishops, the Vatican-China agreement and much more. Carrie Gress, Fellow at The Ethics & Public Policy Center in Washington, DC and author of the new book, The End of Woman: How Smashing the Patriarchy Has Destroyed Us.
The World Over August 31, 2023 (BEST OF) | SOUND OF FREEDOM, WILLIAM FRIEDKIN R.I.P., THE SHEEN CAUSE
Jim Caviezel, actor and star of the new movie, Sound of Freedom (opening July 4) sits down with Raymond to talk about the film which is based on the true story of a former federal agent who embarks on a treacherous mission to save children from human trafficking in South America. A tribute to the late, great movie director William Friedkin (The Exorcist) who passed away August 7. Msgr. Jason Gray, executive director of The Archbishop Fulton Sheen Foundation on the current state of the cause for canonization of the late Archbishop Sheen.
GOP DEBATE, THE SHEEN CAUSE, ARMENIAN CHRISTIANS
John McLaughlin, CEO of McLaughlin & Associates reacts to the first GOP debate of the 2024 election season, the Trump indictments and more. Msgr. Jason Gray, executive director of The Archbishop Fulton Sheen Foundation on the current state of the cause for canonization of the late Archbishop Sheen. Simone Rizkallah, special advisor on Armenia to the president of The Philos Project discusses the current state of the blockade by Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
THE CHINA THREAT, STRONGER MARRIAGES, GOD WITH US
Steven Mosher, president of The Population Research Institute with the latest analysis of China's record on human rights, religious freedom, and foreign affairs, including the latest on the incarceration of democracy advocate Jimmy Lai, and the data mining being done by Chinese e-commerce companies on behalf of the CCP. Dr. Ray Guarendi, psychologist and host of The Doctor is In on EWTN Radio shares his latest book, Simple Steps to a Stronger Marriage. Roger Quy, compiler of the new book, God With Us, a sequential presentation of the 4 Gospels aimed to inspire young people.
DOJ TARGETING TRADITIONAL CATHOLICS?, WORLD YOUTH DAY, WILLIAM FRIEDKIN R.I.P.
Rep. Mike Johnson R-LA, with an update on the weaponization of the Department of Justice against some Catholic communities. Robert Royal, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and Fr. Gerald Murray, canonist & priest of the Archdiocese of NY with analysis of World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon. A tribute to the late, great movie director William Friedkin (The Exorcist) who passed away August 7.
ARMENIA IN CRISIS, SOUND OF FREEDOM, CRIME OF CHILD TRAFFICKING
Sam Brownback, former US Ambassador-at-large for Religious Freedom, and Most Rev. Mikael Mouradian, bishop of the Armenian Eparchy of the US & Canada join us to discuss the plight of Armenians & Armenian Christians in the face of a months long blockade by Azerbaijan. Actor Jim Caviezel talks about his hit film Sound of Freedom. (ENCORE from June 29, 2023) Tim Ballard, the real life subject of Sound of Freedom talks about the scourge of human trafficking. (Encore from June 2022)
The World Over July 6, 2023 | NEW CARDINALS & SYNOD DELEGATES
Robert Royal, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and Fr. Gerald Murray, canonist & priest of the Archdiocese of NY, join us with analysis of the new Cardinals being named by Pope Francis who will be elevated in September, and the list of special delegates appointed to the October Synod of Bishops/Synod on Synodality. How might these stories shape the Catholic Church in the years ahead?
NEW LEADERSHIP at the DDF, THE DEPOSIT OF FAITH, CHINA MIGRATION
Edward Pentin, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register, reports on Pope Francis' recent appointment of a new prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith. Gerhard Cardinal Müller, former head of the Vatican's doctrinal office shares his thoughts on Pope Francis' choice for prefect of the Dicastery of the Doctrine of the Faith, and what me might expect from this new leadership. Gordon Chang, Asian affairs and foreign policy expert on the recent increase in Chinese migration across the southern US border and what it might portend for US national security.
POPE FRANCIS' HEALTH, HOLY COMMUNION, PRAYERFUL PROTEST, BISHOP GASSIS R.I.P
Robert Royal, journalist and editor in chief of TheCatholicThing.org joins us with a brief update on Pope Francis' health. Raymond Cardinal Burke, discusses his new book Respecting the Body & Blood of the Lord: When Holy Communion Should be Denied. Most Rev. Joseph Strickland, talks about a Eucharistic Procession in which he is participating next week in Los Angeles from the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels to Dodger Stadium...a prayerful protest against the Dodger organization's decision to honor an anti-Catholic LGBTQ group on "Pride Night" June 16. A remembrance of Most Rev. Macram Max Gassis, the retired Bishop of El Obeid, Sudan who passed away this week at the age of 84.
ANTI-CATHOLIC in CA?, PUT AN END TO THE MADNESS!
ANTI-CATHOLIC in CA? MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILEONE, Archbishop of San Francisco, CA discusses the recent decision by a California court to greatly REDUCE charges against protesters who vandalized a statue of St. Junipero Serra on Church property in 2020, and whether this indicates that attacks on Catholic targets are somehow permissible. PUT AN END TO THE MADNESS! DR. REGIS MARTIN, professor of dogmatic & systematic theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville addresses his recent column in Crisis Magazine ("Put an End to the Madness!"...@CrisisMag) addressing the rampant confusion and ambiguity in the Church today, and what he believes should be done about it.
CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ, A PANDEMIC ACCORD?
CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ Edward Pentin, Rome Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Fr. Benedict Kiely, founder of Nasarean.org with an update on the state of the Christian community in Iraq 20 years after the US led invasion. A PANDEMIC ACCORD? Reggie Littlejohn, human rights activist and president of Women's Rights Without Frontiers discusses the latest efforts by the World Health Organization (WHO) to promote a new Pandemic Accord, and the effects of China's former one-child policy, now a three-child-policy, on that nation's demographic health.
EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSIE! , JUSTICE SCALIA, ARROYO's EDISON
EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSIE! Teresa Tomeo, syndicated talk show host of Catholic Connection talks about her new book, Everything's Coming Up Rosie: 10 Things My Feisty Italian-American Mom Taught Me About Living a Godly Life. JUSTICE SCALIA James Rosen, chief White House correspondent for Newsmax and author of Scalia: Rise to Greatness 1936-1986, about the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. ARROYO's EDISON Crystalina Evert, founder of Women Made New Ministries interviews Raymond Arroyo about The Unexpected Light of Thomas Alva Edison.
THE WAY RE-RELEASED!, END OF AN ERA, WAR ON VIRTUE
THE WAY RE-RELEASED! Emilio Estevez, award winning actor-director-producer joins us to talk about the the special, one night only, re-release of his 2010 dramatic film The Way, starring his father Martin Sheen, whose character walks the Camino de Santiago-Way of St. James in Spain. END OF AN ERA Sr. Donna Dodge, president of the Sisters of Charity New York, founded by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, discusses the order's decision to stop taking new vocations WAR ON VIRTUE Dr. Bill Donohue, president of The Catholic League joins us to talk about his new book War on Virtue: How the Ruling Class is Killing the American Dream.
SUDAN UNREST, THE HABSBURG WAY, LOVE STORIES OF THE BIBLE
SUDAN UNREST Nina Shea, director of The Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute joins us to talk about the armed unrest in Sudan that could escalate into a civil war and how the violence is affecting the Christian minority in the country...as well as the ongoing persecution of Christians in Nigeria. THE HABSBURG WAY Eduard Habsburg, Hungarian Ambassador to the Holy See talks about his new book, The Habsburg Way: Seven Rules for Turbulent Times and the recent Papal Visit to Hungary LOVE STORIES OF THE BIBLE Shannon Bream, author and chief legal correspondent for FOX News shares her new book, The Love Stories of the Bible Speak: Biblical Lessons on Romance, Friendship and Faith.
SYNOD OF "BISHOPS"?, FREE JIMMY LAI!
SYNOD OF "BISHOPS"? Robert Royal, editor in chief of TheCatholicThing.org and Fr. Gerald Murray, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY discuss the latest news coming from Rome and the Synod, including the Pope's changes to Synod protocol allowing voting privileges to lay people at the October Synod of Bishops, and a Vatican document in the works addressing the status of civilly divorced Catholics without annulments that COULD eventually allow them to receive Holy Communion. FREE JIMMY LAI! Fr. Robert Sirico, president emeritus of The Acton Institute joins us to talk about Acton's new documentary film, The Hong Konger: Jimmy Lai's Extraordinary Struggle for Freedom, and analysis of controversial comments made by the Prefect of the Pontifical Academy for Life regarding assisted suicide.
MOTHER ANGELICA - 100 years!
Fr. John Paul Mary, MFVA, Rev. Mother Marie Andre and Sr. Marie St. Paul of the Our Lady of Solitude Monastery in Arizona join Raymond Arroyo to pay tribute to EWTN's beloved foundress, Mother Mary Angelica on the 100th anniversary of her birth. We'll talk about her life and lasting legacy.
WEAPONIZED DOJ?, CHINA-VATICAN DEAL VIOLATED, THE COMING CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION, THE POPE'S EXORCIST
WEAPONIZED DOJ? Rep. Mike Johnson, R-LA on what seems to be the weaponization of the Department of Justice against some Catholic communities. CHINA-VATICAN DEAL VIOLATED Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute and China expert discusses the CCP's recent appointment of a Catholic bishop without Vatican approval, and China's increasing aggression toward Taiwan. THE COMING CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION Tom Williams, Breitbart Rome bureau chief discusses his new book, The Coming Christian Persecution. THE POPE'S EXORCIST Russell Crowe, Oscar winning actor on his role in the new film, The Pope's Exorcist.
THE ROLE OF DIALOGUE, EDISON'S LIGHT, CHRIST'S LAST WORDS
THE ROLE OF DIALOGUE George Weigel, theologian and author discusses the nature of dialogue within the Church as we lead up to the Synod on Synodality. EDISON'S LIGHT Highlights from Raymond Arroyo's recent appearance at The Reagan Library discussing his new family book, The Unexpected Light of Thomas Alva Edison. CHRIST'S LAST WORDS Fr. Richard Neuhaus, in a classic World Over interview about his book, Death on a Friday Afternoon: Meditations on the Last Words of Jesus from the Cross.
THE PAPAL POSSE!
Robert Royal, editor in chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and Fr. Gerald Murray, priest of the Archdiocese of New York join us with in-depth analysis of the latest news from the Vatican, including the latest on Pope Francis' health, and renewed calls for the ordination of women and changes to Church teaching on sexual morality as part of the so-called "Synodal Way" in Germany.
EDISON'S TURNABOUT TALE, FAITH & FAMILY
EDISON'S TURNABOUT TALE Crystalina Evert, Catholic mom, speaker, and founder of Women Made New Ministries joins us to interview Raymond Arroyo about his brand new family picture book, The Unexpected Light of Thomas Alva Edison. FAITH & FAMILY Ali Landry, actress, entrepreneur, mom of three talks about her Catholic faith, family and her new book, Reshape Your Life: Don’t Settle Because You Are Worth It.
SAME-SEX UNION BLESSINGS?, 10 YEARS OF POPE FRANCIS'S PONTIFICATE
Raymond Cardinal Burke, canon lawyer & former head of the Apostolic Signatura (the Vatican's high court) reacts to the Catholic bishops of Germany voting in favor of blessing same sex union, Pope Francis' comments about revising the discipline of priestly celibacy, and their thoughts on the pontificate of Pope Francis as we commemorate the 10th anniversary of his election. Gerhard Cardinal Müller, former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith reacts to the Catholic bishops of Germany voting in favor of blessing same sex union, Pope Francis' comments about revising the discipline of priestly celibacy, and their thoughts on the pontificate of Pope Francis as we commemorate the 10th anniversary of his election.
CHINA THREAT, SCALIA: RISE TO GREATNESS, RESPONSIBLE INVESTING
CHINA THREAT GORDON CHANG, Asian affairs expert and author discusses the latest rhetoric coming from the communist Chinese government. SCALIA: RISE TO GREATNESS JAMES ROSEN, chief White House correspondent for NEWSMAX joins us to discuss his brand new book, Scalia: Rise to Greatness 1936-1986. RESPONSIBLE INVESTING GEORGE SCHWARTZ, CEO of Schwartz Investment Counsel and manager of Ave Maria Funds analyzes the current financial climate in the US.
McElroy Controversy, The China Threat
McElroy Controversy Most Rev. Thomas Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield, IL and Most Rev. Joseph Naumann, Archbishop of Kansas City, KS respond to recent, controversial statements made by Cardinal Robert McElroy of San Diego calling for "radical inclusion" in the Church. The China Threat Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), US congressman from New Jersey and ranking member of the Congressional Executive Committee on China discusses an important bill he is proposing to address human rights abuses by Communist China.
NEW RESTRICTIONS, BE AN ANGEL!
NEW RESTRICTIONS Robert Royal, editor in chief of TheCatholicThing.org, Fr. Gerald Murray, priest of the Archdiocese of New York, and Peter Kwasniewski, author and liturgist, discuss the new Vatican edict concerning restrictions to the Traditional Latin Mass. BE AN ANGEL! Roma Downey, actress and television producer talks about her brand new book, Be An Angel: Devotions to Inspire and Encourage Love And Light Along the Way.
BILL BARR EXCLUSIVE
WIlliam P. Barr, former US Attorney General under Presidents George H.W. Bush & Donald J. Trump spoke to EWTN's Raymond Arroyo recently at the Legatus Summit in Orlando, Florida. The former Attorney General spoke about his #1 New York Times bestseller, One Damn Thing After Another: Memoirs of an Attorney General. He also discusses US China relations in the wake of the spy balloon controversy, the targeting of Catholic traditionalists by the FBI, and much more.
U.S. BISHOPS & BIDEN, ENCORE: LEGACY OF VATICAN II
U.S. BISHOPS & BIDEN Most Rev. Joseph E. Strickland, Bishop of Tyler, Texas is here to discuss the USCCB's response to President Biden's comments regarding the Church's position on abortion, a high ranking Cardinal's call for "radical inclusion" in the Church, and new developments in the Vatican's restrictions on the Traditional Latin Mass in the world's Catholic dioceses. ENCORE: LEGACY OF VATICAN II George Weigel, theologian and author discusses his latest book, To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II. (WORLD OVER ENCORE PRESENTATION...October 2022)
NEW BOOK BY BENEDICT XVI, DISNEY IN DECLINE?, PRIESTS TARGETED IN NIGERIA
NEW BOOK BY BENEDICT XVI Fr. Gerald Murray, canonist and priest of the Archdiocese of New York discusses the posthumous new book by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the Associated Press's controversial interview with Pope Francis, and much more. DISNEY IN DECLINE? Dr. Bill Donohue, president of The Catholic League shares the new documentary, Walt's Disenchanted Kingdom. PRIESTS TARGETED IN NIGERIA Nina Shea, director of the Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute discusses the rise in anti-Catholic violence in Nigeria, the latest on former Hong Kong bishop, Cardinal Joseph Zen, and more.
CARDINAL PELL, REST IN PEACE, NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
CARDINAL PELL, REST IN PEACE Gerhard Cardinal Müller, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, shares his thoughts on the unexpected passing of George Cardinal Pell (1941-2023). Highlights of past World Over interviews with George Cardinal Pell about his 3 volume Prison Journal. NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH Fr. Joseph Fessio, SJ, founder and editor of Ignatius Press and Edward Pentin, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register reflect on the passing of George Cardinal Pell, and analyze the new book by Archbishop Georg Gänswein.
BENEDICT XVI REST IN PEACE
EWTN's The World Over with Raymond Arroyo takes a look at the life and legacy of the late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI with Robert Royal & Fr. Gerald Murray. Plus, reflections from: Edward Pentin, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register reports from the Vatican. Fr. Robert Sirico, president of The Acton Institute. Fr. Joseph Fessio, founder and editor of Ignatius Press. Paul Badde, journalist, historian, author.
CHRISTMAS 2022! with Raymond Arroyo
THE WORLD OVER CHRISTMAS SPECIAL for 2022, featuring the legendary JOHNNY MATHIS, the NOLA PLAYERS and classic performances of Christmases past from KEELY SMITH, FRANK SINATRA, ANDY WILLIAMS, JOSE FELICIANO, AARON NEVILLE, and many more of your favorites!
PAPAL POSSE/PERSONS OF THE YEAR, SMALL TOWN CHRISTMAS
PAPAL POSSE/PERSONS OF THE YEAR Robert Royal, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and Fr. Gerald Murray, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY look at the big stories of the week and the World Over Person of the Year for 2022. SMALL TOWN CHRISTMAS Megan Alexander, Emmy nominated TV host and author discusses her new family picture book, The Magic of A Small Town Christmas. .
IMPERIALIST IRAN, CATHOLIC CENTER THREATENED, BETHLEHEM SHEPHERDS, ADVENT PRAYER CHALLENGE
IMPERIALIST IRAN Dr. Walid Phares, foreign policy expert discusses Iran, Israel & and his upcoming book, Iran: An Imperialist Republic & US Policy. CATHOLIC CENTER THREATENED Dr. Bill Donohue, president of The Catholic League weighs in on the anti-Catholic threats against a Newman Center in Nebraska by pro-abortion activist group Jane's Revenge. BETHLEHEM SHEPHERDS Fr. Dwight Longenecker, priest of Greenville, SC dicusses his new book The Secret of the Bethlehem Shepherds. ADVENT PRAYER CHALLENG Jonathan Roumie, star of the hit streaming TV series The Chosen talks about the Advent Prayer Challenge on Hallow, the Catholic meditation & prayer app. .
FATHER STU: REBORN, CHINA PROTESTS, GERMAN SYNOD
FATHER STU: REBORN Mark Wahlberg, in an exclusive interview with EWTN'S Raymond Arroyo talks about a new, more family friendly version of his inspirational and very personal film, Father Stu: Reborn which returns to theaters December 9 CHINA PROTESTS Gordon Chang, Asian affairs expert discusses US-China relations, and and recent popular uprisings in China against the Chinese Communist Party's brutal regime. GERMAN SYNOD Edward Pentin, Rome Correspondent for The National Catholic Register discusses the Synodal Path in Germany, the ongoing Vatican financial scandal and the major news of the week.
WISE MEN at the REAGAN LIBRARY, TIM TEBOW
WISE MEN at the REAGAN LIBRARY Raymond Arroyo, host of EWTN's The World Over discusses his new family picture book, The Wise Men Who Found Christmas, at a recent event at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, CA. TIM TEBOW Tim Tebow, Heisman trophy winner and New York Times bestselling author talks about his inspirational new book, Mission Possible-One Year Devotional.
UNEXPECTED BLESSINGS, CALMING THE STORM, TRUE MASCULINITY
ROMA DOWNEY, TV producer and author talks about her new book, Unexpected Blessings: 90 Inspirations to Nourish Your Soul and Open Your Heart. FR. GERALD MURRAY, priest of the Archdiocese of New York and canon lawyer discusses the news of the week and his new book, Calming the Storm: Navigating the Crisis Facing the Catholic Church and Society. ANTHONY ESOLEN, professor-in-residence at Magdalen College discusses his new book No Apologies: Why Civilization Depends on the Strength of Men.
MIDTERM ELECTIONS, THE SYNOD & CATHOLIC EDUCATION, TEBOW'S DAILY DEVOTIONAL
MIDTERM ELECTIONS Christopher Bedford, executive editor of the Common Sense Society, and former Democrat Congressman from Illinois, Daniel Lipinski join us with analysis of this week's mid-term elections here in the US. THE SYNOD & CATHOLIC EDUCATION Fr. Peter Stravinskas, president of the Catholic Education Foundation weighs in on how the Synod On Synodality will affect Catholic schools and Catholic education. TEBOW'S DAILY DEVOTIONAL Tim Tebow, Heisman Trophy winner and New York Times bestselling author talks about his inspirational new book, Mission Possible-One Year Devotional.
NEW SYNOD DOCUMENT, CARING FOR LOVED ONES
NEW SYNOD DOCUMENT Robert Royal, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and Fr. Gerald Murray, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY examine the newly released working document for the next stage of the Synod on Synodality. CARING FOR LOVED ONES Michelle Laque Johnson, director of Communications at EWTN talks about her new book, Walking the Way of the Cross for Caregivers.
VATICAN-CHINA DEAL, MOTHER TERESA, THE RESURRECTED JESUS
VATICAN-CHINA DEAL Nina Shea, director of The Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute, and Steven Mosher, president of The Population Research Institute join us with analysis of the latest crackdown on relgious liberty in communist China. MOTHER TERESA Jim Wahlberg, executive producer of Mother Teresa: No Greater Love, talks about the film and the impact Mother Teresa had on his faith. THE RESURRECTED JESUS David Limbaugh, political columnist and author talks about midterm election politics & his latest book The Resurrected Jesus: The Church in the New Testament, co-written with his daughter Christen Limbaugh Bloom.
SYNOD EXTENDED!, VATICAN II at 60
SYNOD EXTENDED! Most Rev. Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan weighs in on the Synod on Synodality, the attack on the Traditional Latin Mass and is latest book, The Catholic Mass. VATICAN II at 60 For the 60th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, highlights from Raymond Arroyo's classic interviews with Cardinal Avery Dulles, Archbishop Philip Hannan, and philosopher and author Ralph McInerny on the legacy of Vatican II.
60 YEARS OF VATICAN II, THE REAL WISE MEN, TARGETING PRO-LIFERS?
60 YEARS OF VATICAN II George Weigel, theologian and author discusses the 60th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and his new book, To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II. THE REAL WISE MEN Father Gerald Murray, priest of the Archdiocese of New York interviews Raymond Arroyo about his new book for families, The Wise Men Who Found Christmas. TARGETING PRO-LIFERS? Ryan-Marie Houck, wife of pro-life activist Mark Houck, and Peter Breen, Sr. Counsel at the St. Thomas More Society discuss the federal charges against Mark Houck for protesting outside a Philadelphia abortion clinic in 2021.
SYNOD ON SYNODALITY, MÜLLER INTERVIEW, EUCHARISTIC HYMNS
SYNOD ON SYNODALITY Gerhard Cardinal Müller, former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith joins us to talk about the recent Consistory of Cardinals, curial reform, and the Synod on Synodality. MÜLLER INTERVIEW Robert Royal, editor in chief of TheCatholicThing.org reacts to the Müller interview and weighs in on other important stories of the week. EUCHARISTIC HYMNS Sr. Gianna Heinemann, OCD of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles shares their new CD of sacred music, Adoration from Carmel: Eucharistic Hymns.
SYNOD REPORT, CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTERS, NEW BOOK FOR FAMILIES
SYNOD REPORT FRANCIS MAIER, Senior Fellow of Catholic Studies at The Ethics and Public Policy Center joins us with analysis of the US Bishops recent report on the "diocesan phase" of the Synod on Synodality. CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTERS REP. CHRIS SMITH, US Congressman from New Jersey, and JIM HARDEN, CEO of Compass Care Pregnancy Services, discuss the Pregnancy Center Protection Act, & the double standard by FBI and DOJ in protecting abortion facilities and pro-abortion individuals while failing to protect crisis pregnancy centers and pro-life individuals. NEW BOOK FOR FAMILIES AINSLEY EARHARDT, FOX News personality and New York Times bestselling author shares her new book for families, I'm So Glad You Were Born.
CARDINAL ZEN TRIAL, TRANS POLICY IN VIRGINIA, SACRED MUSIC
CARDINAL ZEN TRIAL NINA SHEA, director of the Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute, and FRANK WOLF, Commissioner of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom discuss the delayed trial of Cardinal Joseph Zen in China. TRANS POLICY IN VIRGINIA AIMEE GUIDERA, Virginia Secretary of Education, discusses Governor Glenn Youngkin's decision to revoke transgender policies in Virginia's public schools. SACRED MUSIC MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILEONE, Archbishop of San Francisco and composer FRANK La ROCCA discuss sacred liturgical music and the new Mass of the Americas CD.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II R.I.P., PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS, MOTHER TERESA, SACRED CHANT CD
QUEEN ELIZABETH II R.I.P. JOSEPH PEARCE, author of A History of True England, and EDWARD PENTIN, Vatican Correspondent for The National Catholic Register reflect on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and her life & legacy. PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS TERESA LARKIN, executive director of Your Options Medical and JEREMY DYS, senior counsel at First Liberty discuss how crisis pregnancy centers are being targeted with threats and vandalism after Roe v. Wade was overturned by the US Supreme Court. MOTHER TERESA JIM TOWEY discusses his new book To Love and Be Loved: A Personal Portrait of Mother Teresa. SACRED CHANT CD RIGHT REV. PHILIP ANDERSON, OSB, abbot of Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey shares a new CD of sacred chant, Rorate Coeli: Marian Sounds of Advent.
THE WORLD OVER - POPE FRANCIS' CONSISTORY
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org reports from Rome on the Consistory, the new members of the College of Cardinals, Curial reform and all the major news of the week.
KATHIE LEE GIFFORD, singer-songwriter, actress, and director
KATHIE LEE GIFFORD, singer-songwriter, actress, and director discusses her faith, career and brand new, film The Way...which brings key biblical stories to the big screen with modern orchestral arrangements...out in theatres for one night only on September 1.
IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL, UKRAINE, GENDER THEORY
IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL WALID PHARES, foreign policy expert discusses the possible renewal of the Iran nuclear deal, the situation in Afghanisitan one year after the US withdrawal and much more. UKRAINE ARCHBISHOP BORYS GUDZIAK, of the Archeparchy of Philadelphia of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church returns to the World Over with an update on the Russian occupation of Ukraine and the impact on the Ukrainian Church & faithful GENDER THEORY ABIGAIL FAVALE, professor at the University of Notre Dame and author of The Genesis of Gender: A Christian Theory discusses a new theatre production that blurs the gender of St. Joan of Arc.
BISHOP UNDER HOUSE ARREST, VATICAN'S BUDGET DEFICIT, THIRTEEN LIVES
BISHOP UNDER HOUSE ARREST NICOLE BIBBINS SEDACA, executive vice president of Freedom House reports on the cirumstances surrounding the house arrest of Bishop Ronaldo Alvarez by the government of Nicaragua. VATICAN'S BUDGET DEFICIT ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY join us with analysis of the big news of the week, including the Vatican's budget deficit, and Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen's new trial date in September. THIRTEEN LIVES A look at the new, inspirational film by RON HOWARD, Thirteen Lives
Pope Francis in Canada, Ban of TLM Masses in Washington, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Pandemics
FR. RAYMOND DeSOUZA, commentator and priest of the Archdiocese of Kingston, ON joins us with reaction to Pope Francis' apostolic journey to Canada. CHAD PECKNOLD, professor of theology at Catholic University of America, and PETER KWASNIEWSKI, Ph.D., senior fellow at The St. Paul Center on the big stories of the week from the Vatican and the church in the United States. STEVEN MOSHER, president of The Population Research Institute discusses his new book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Pandemics.
HISTORIC APPOINTMENTS, CODIFYING ROE?, PRINCIPLED ENTREPRENEURSHIP
HISTORIC APPOINTMENTS PHILIP LAWLER, editor of Catholic World News is here with analysis of Pope Francis' historic appointments to the Dicastery for Bishops this week, and the Pope's latest comments regarding rumors of his retirement. CODIFYING ROE? CARTER SNEAD, professor of law at The University of Notre Dame, discusses the executive order by President Biden to protect the right to abortion and whether Roe v. Wade can be codified into law. PRINCIPLED ENTREPRENEURSHIP ANDREAS WIDMER, business coach, mentor, and author discusses his new book, The Art of Principled Entrepreneurship: Creating Enduring Value.
POPE FRANCIS SPEAKS!, EDUCATION FREEDOM
POPE FRANCIS SPEAKS! ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY join us with analysis of the big news of the week, including the Pope's recent comments on abortion, Catholic politicians & Communion, the Vatican-China deal, the liturgy and more. EDUCATION FREEDOM BETSY DeVOS, former Secretary of Education discusses the current state of education in the US, school choice, parental rights and her new book, Hostages No More: The Fight for Education Freedom and the Future of the American Child.
ROE v. WADE OVERTURNED, ABORTION POLICY, PUBLIC PRAYER, INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, CHRISTIANS UNDER ATTACK IN NIGERIA
ROE v. WADE OVERTURNED CARRIE SEVERINO, president of The Judicial Crisis Network discusses the recent controversial decision by the US Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade. SUSAN GALLUCI, executive director of The Northwest Center in Washington, DC discusses the work of crisis pregnancy centers and how they will be affected by the overturning of Roe vs. Wade. ABORTION POLICY REP. CHRIS SMITH, US Congressman from New Jersey, co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus discusses how the issue of abortion will now be addressed by individual US states. PUBLIC PRAYER JOSEPH KENNEDY, former high school football coach at Bremerton High School in Washington State discusses his victory in the US Supreme Court, which sided with him after being fired for public prayer on the field after games. INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM SAM BROWNBACK, former US Senator from Kansas and the current co-chair of the International Religious Freedom Summit discusses the cause of religious freedom around the world. CHRISTIANS UNDER ATTACK IN NIGERIA MOST REV. JUDE AROGUNDADE, bishop of Ondo Diocese in Nigeria discusses the horrific church massacre by Islamic terrorists in his diocese, and religious freedom under assault in Nigeria.
PERSECUTION IN NIGERIA, ECONOMIC WISDOM, MATTIE'S MESSAGE
PERSECUTION IN NIGERIA NINA SHEA, Director of the Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute reports on the ongoing persecution of Christians in Nigeria. ECONOMIC WISDOM FR. ROBERT SIRICO, President of The Acton Institute talks about the Mass, liturgical abuses, & shares his new book, The Economics of the Parables. MATTIE'S MESSAGE JENI STEPANEK, Ph.D., mother of poet and peace activist Mattie Stepanek talks about her son’s message of peace. (ENCORE)
DOMESTIC TERRORISM?, TRADITIONAL CATHOLICISM, SCOURGE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING
DOMESTIC TERRORISM? JIM HARDEN, President of CompassCare with an upate on the investigation into the firebombing of their crisis pregnancy center in Buffalo, NY. TRADITIONAL CATHOLICISM PETER KWASNIEWSKI, Ph.D., senior fellow at The St. Paul Center and author on the Pope's recent comments on traditional Catholics and liturgy. SCOURGE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING TIM BALLARD, founder & president of Operation Underground Railroad discusses the explosion of human trafficking in Ukraine and all over the world.