Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on April 1, 2020
4:00 – Hungarian Parliament Takes Extreme Measures to Fight COVID
The Hungarian government is taking extreme measures to fight the spread of the Coronavirus. Its parliament has passed a bill giving Prime Minister Viktor Orban sweeping emergency powers for an indefinite period of time. Parliament is closed, future elections were called off, existing laws can be suspended and the prime minister is now entitled to rule by decree. Opposition lawmakers had tried to set a time limit on the legislation but failed. Orban’s commanding two-thirds parliamentary majority made his new powers a fait accompli. Dr Lee Congdon has more.
4:20 – Cultural Upheaval, Catholic Wisdom
Everyone’s life has been impacted in some way or other by the Coronavirus and it’s a time of great uncertainty. We don’t know when we’ll be back to regular work, when sporting events will return and or when the outbreaks will abate. It’s times like this that call for true Catholic Wisdom. We’ll discuss Catholic Wisdom in a time of cultural upheaval with Deal Hudson.
5:00 – EWTN’s Response to the Pandemic
Doug Keck joins us to discuss how EWTN is helping Catholics adjust to life with Coronavirus and how the Church has responded to lockdowns and stay-at-home orders.
5:20 – The Sound of Beauty: Music and the Spiritual Life
Music is everywhere, but it for most of us it is an enigma. Can we even define what it is, either scientifically or metaphysically? The time we’re spending at home provides us with a unique opportunity to dive more deeply into the world of music, especially how it pertains to the spiritual life. Michael Kurek joins us.