Andrea Picciotti-Bayer discusses attacks on the seal of confession from Delaware and Vermont. Joan Lewis has the latest Vatican/Italy news.
Segment 1 – Intro and News
Segment 2 & 3 – State Legislation Could Strip Catholic Churches’ Right To Protect Members ‘Sealed Confessions’
“Two bills in Delaware and Vermont are looking to remove the religious right of Catholic priests to withhold information given to them during a confession to protect children from abuse, but Catholic advocates argue that these bills will only harm the church.” Andrea Picciotti-Bayer explains.
Andrea Picciotti-Bayer, strategy consultant and media fellow at the Institute for Human Ecology (IHE), mother of ten, and director of the Conscience Project, an organization dedicated to defending the “rights of conscience” for religious believers.
Segment 4 – Latest News from the Vatican w/Joan Lewis
Joan Lewis is the author of the blog “Joan’s Rome.” She joins us each week to share the latest news out of the Vatican concerning the Holy Father and the Catholic Church.