Catholic Connection – March 8, 2018 – Hour 1

+  Intro and News

+  Blessed Paul VI to Be Canonized This Year

  • Description: "At the end of a closed-door question and answer session with priests of Rome on Thursday, the Pope said it will be a “holy year” for Paul VI. "There are two Bishops of Rome who have recently become saints: John XXIII and John Paul II,” the Pope said. “Paul VI will become one this year. One cause for beatification is underway, John Paul I; his cause is open. And Benedict and I are on the waiting list. Pray for us." ... (Originally aired February 22, 2018)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Janet Smith

      Janet E. Smith holds the Father Michael J. McGivney Chair of Life Ethics at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. She is the author of Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later and of the Right to Privacy, and the editor of Why Humanae Vitae Was Right: A Reader. She has coauthored Life Issues, Medical Choices, Questions and Answers for Catholics, with Chris Kaczor. She speaks nationally and internationally on the Catholic teachings on sexuality and on bioethics.

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+  Blessed Paul VI to Be Canonized This Year

  • Description: Dr. Janet Smith continued

+  ‘Living Wills’ Should Foster a Patient’s Will to Live

  • Description: Originally aired February 28, 2018
  • Segment Guests:
    • Bobby Schindler
      President , Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network

      Bobby's life took a dramatic and unexpected turn in February of 1990 when his older sister, Terri, suddenly collapsed and was left with a profound brain injury. When Terri's estranged husband sought court permission to starve and dehydrate her to death, Bobby was suddenly propelled into a life he'd never imagined. He spoke in defense of his sister's life on numerous national television and radio programs.

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