Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on April 12, 2019
4:00 – My Journey from Tehran to Rome
On July 26, 2016, Fr. Jacques Hamel was murdered during the celebration of Mass by an ISIS jihadi. Sohrab Ahmari saw the news online and a few hours later tweeted “#Iamjacqueshamel. In fact, this is the right moment to announce I’m converting to Catholicism.” Some understood this as a Muslim converting to Catholicism, but the story is much more complicated. How did someone raised in Iran who had long since rejected any idea of God get to this point? Sohrab joins us.
5:00 – What does the Bible Say About Mary?
Some Biblical scholars like to question how much the New Testament can tell us about the Blessed Mother. She doesn’t appear much and speaks on limited occasions. Is there really reason to believe what we do about Mary? We talk with Ed Sri.