Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on April 14, 2020
4:00 – Kresta Comments
4:20 – 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. Dr Lee Congdon has more.
4:40 – Supporting our Parishes During the Pandemic
The economic fallout from the Coronavirus pandemic has been one of the biggest stories of the pandemic. One group affected by the fallout that isn’t receiving as much attention is our Catholic parishes and nonprofits, who have been unable to conduct offerings and regular fundraisers. Catholic Foundation of Michigan is gathering the faithful together to provide this support. Angela Moloney tells us how.
5:00 – The Christian Meaning of Death and Resurrection
As Catholics, we honor the dead in our Liturgy through the Rite of Christian burial because when Christ took on flesh for the salvation of our souls he also bestowed great dignity on our bodies. Our bodies have been made by a God who loves us. Even in death, those bodies point to the mystery of our salvation. As we celebrate the great mystery of the Resurrection, we talk with Scott Hahn.