Catholic Connection – February 12, 2018 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  Target Africa: Ideological Neo-colonialism of the Twenty-first Century

  • Description: "Since the end of colonization Africa has struggled with socioeconomic and political problems. This has attracted wealthy donors from western nations, organizations and private foundations who have assumed the role of helper and deliverer. While some donors have good intentions, there are other western "progressive" donors whose gifts to Africa are often attached to their ideology of sexual liberation. These are the ideological neo-colonial masters of the 21st century who aggressively push into Africa their views on contraception, population control, sexualization of children, feminism, homosexuality and abortion." ...
  • Segment Guests:
    • Obianuju Ekeocha
      President , Culture of Life Africa

      Obianuju Ekeocha is a committed cradle Catholic born and raised in Nigeria. She has a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Nigeria and an MSc in Biomedical Science from the University of East London. She is currently living and working as a Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Canterbury, England. She has a passion for preserving, promoting and presenting the African Culture of Life and on that note she wrote "An Open Letter to Melinda Gates," published by Catholic Online and "In Defense of Dignity" published by Catholic Exchange.

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+  Target Africa: Ideological Neo-colonialism of the Twenty-first Century

  • Description: Obianuju Ekeocha continued

+  Danielle Bean joins CatholicMom.com

  • Description: Danielle Bean was named Brand Manager for the mission of CatholicMom.com, which includes news, information and regular contributions and postings about Catholic topics of interest to mothers and families. Her role is to continue and grow CatholicMom.com’s unique outreach and create new content, including podcasts.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Danielle Bean

      Danielle Bean, a mother of eight, is publisher and editor-in-chief of Catholic Digest. She also hosts a Catholic women’s talk show, The Gist, on CatholicTV. Recently she's been named Brand Manager for the mission of CatholicMom.com

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+  Bible Verse of the Week

  • Description: Teresa and Gail discuss John 1:29 -- “The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!”
  • Segment Guests:
    • Gail Buckley
      President & Founder , Catholic Scripture Study International
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