Catholic Connection – May 15, 2019 – Hour 1

+  Late-Term Abortion and Medical Necessity: A Failure of Science

  • Description: Scholars from the Charlotte Lozier Institute are presenting the scientific case for greater research and discussion around abortion—something lacking from the rest of the scientific, medical and public health communities. Recent publication of both peer-reviewed studies and opinion pieces cover late-term abortion, hospital admitting privileges for abortionists, prenatal treatments for babies in utero, among others. (Originally aired April 29, 2019)
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+  Grace and Truth: Twenty Steps to Embracing Virtue and Saving Civilization

  • Description: "From one of the most distinctive and perceptive voices in the Church come answers to the most pressing questions of faith in our day. With his trademark wit and wisdom, Fr. George Rutler here highlights twenty Catholic teachings that are essential to living an authentic Christian life, showing how the Church’s perennial wisdom can remedy the gravest ills of our time. Fr. Rutler gracefully tackles a wide range of topics, from the importance of avoiding mediocrity to the role of mothers in passing down tradition. The topics are many, but all serve a common purpose: to show how we can understand and live the Faith in this culture that daily drifts further from the truth." ... (Originally aired May 2, 2019)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. George Rutler

      Fr. George Rutler, a parish priest in Manhattan, is a popular preacher and writer who is known internationally for his many TV programs on EWTN. He is the author of nineteen books, and he holds degrees from Dartmouth, John Hopkins, Rome, and Oxford.

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        • Grace and Truth: Twenty Steps to Embracing Virtue and Saving Civilization
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+  Grace and Truth: Twenty Steps to Embracing Virtue and Saving Civilization

  • Description: Fr. George Rutler continued

+  The Equality Act: A New Threat to Religious Freedom

  • Description: Originally aired April 23, 2019
  • Segment Guests:
    • Michael Vacca

      Assistant Director of Ministry and Policy Development , CMF CURO Michael is a devout Catholic and passionate about Catholic social teaching. He graduated from Hillsdale College with a B.A. in English and Political Science, holds a J.D. from Ave Maria School of Law, and is a licensed attorney in Michigan. He worked for the Pontifical Council of the Family in Rome, where he advised the Church on pro-life and pro-family issues and defended Catholic social teaching.

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