Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on August 16, 2018
4:00 – Homosexuality and the Crisis in the Church
Is there a link between homosexuality and the crisis facing the Church? Is there any truth to the rumors of a “homosexual subculture” within certain Catholic institutions? Is the answer to allow priests to marry or change church teaching on sexuality? We talk with Fr. Paul Sullins.
4:20 – Register Recap: A Reminder of the Toll of Failure
The redacted grand jury report on the 70-year history of clergy sexual abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses that was released by Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Tuesday was expected, but it still proved horrifying. Its impact extends well beyond the state of Pennsylvania, especially as it comes as the next terrible blow to Catholics still dealing with the scandal of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and the ongoing lurid crises of sexual abuse, corruption and apparent spiritual and moral rot in Chile, Honduras and elsewhere. Matthew Bunson is back to discuss it.
5:00 – Former Model Contestant Discovers Authentic Beauty
Leah Darrow is a former contestant on America’s Next Top Model who saw firsthand the lies the culture feeds us about physical beauty and what is truly important. She now devotes her life to helping women discover true beauty. Leah joins us.
5:40 – Echoing the Mystery: A Resource for Catechists
Sr John Dominic is well known for her Education in Virtue series. Now, she and the Dominican Sisters of Mary have given us Echoing the Mystery, which aims to open the mysteries God has revealed to us in a way that is accessible to anyone. We’ll be taking a deeper dive into her work over the next several months; today, we find out what it’s all about.