Catholic Connection – July 15, 2013 – Hour 2

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The Battle Over Abortion in Texas

  • Description: Teresa checks back in with Karen Garnett to get the latest on the push for abortion restrictions in Texas.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Karen Garnett
      Executive Director, Catholic Pro-Life Committee of North Texas

      Karen Garnett is the Executive Director of the Catholic Pro-Life Committee of North Texas (CPLC), the Respect Life Ministry of the Diocese of Dallas. Commissioned by Dallas Bishop Charles Grahmann in 1993, Karen and her team built a solid, grassroots-based organization that has brought the pro-life message to the churches and schools of the Diocese of Dallas. Under Karen's leadership, with nine distinct ministries, 38 full- and part-time staff members and hundreds of volunteers, the Catholic Pro-Life Committee has been heralded as the largest and most effective diocesan pro-life organization in the world, and a model for the nation.

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Indian Study: Abortion Increases Breast Cancer Risk Six-Fold

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Indian Study: Abortion Increases Breast Cancer Risk Six-Fold

  • Description: Karen Malec continued

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Catholic Marketing Network

  • Description: The Catholic Marketing Network was founded over 15 years ago to improve the distribution of Catholic books, music, art, jewelry, gifts and a host of other Catholic items.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Alan Napleton
      Founder and President, Catholic Marketing Network

      Alan Napleton graduated Summa Cum Laude from Robert Morris University in 1974. He worked with R & B Development, one of the countries largest commercial Real Estate developers until 1990 as Senior Vice-President in charge of Business Development. In 1990 Alan experienced a religious "re-awakening" of his Catholic faith that led him to leave a successful corporate career and began a second career applying his business skills to multiple Catholic projects.

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Bible Verse of the Week

  • Description: Teresa and Gail discuss Psalms 139:13-15, "You formed my inmost being; you knit me in my mother’s womb. I praise you, because I am wonderfully made; wonderful are your works! My very self you know. My bones are not hidden from you, When I was being made in secret, fashioned in the depths of the earth."
  • Segment Guests:
    • Gail Buckley
      Founder and President, Catholic Scripture Study International
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