Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on December 12, 2017
4:00 – Debating Life’s Greatest Questions with History’s Greatest Thinkers
For nearly every historical figure who has spread destructive ideals and practices, there has been a Christian leading the resistance against them. Whether it be Thomas More resisting Henry VIII’s break from the Church, or Edith Stein writing against the philosophy of Nietzsche, their influence and example still stands today. We’ll take a closer look with Ben Wiker.
4:40 – Healthcare Exchanges Close this Week + Ave Maria Law Honors Veterans
December 15 is the final day to register in the health care exchanges. Brad Hahn joins us with a look at the options and what to do if you miss the deadline. We’ll also talk with Kevin Cieply about the work Ave Maria Law School is doing to honor veterans.
5:00 – Kresta News Roundup
5:20 – Lansing Bishop Invites Catholics Home
The diocese of Lansing, Michigan is preparing for Christmas with a campaign inviting nones and fallen-away Catholics to come home to the Catholic Church. We’ll talk about it with Bishop Earl Boyea.
5:40 – We Shouldn’t Change the Our Father – We Should Root Ourselves More Deeply in It
As we discussed yesterday, controversy erupted this weekend when Pope Francis allegedly proposed changes to the Our Father. These claims were, of course, grossly inflated but still brought the topic back into the public conversation. The answer to the problem of the “lead us not into temptation” phrase is not to change the translation of the prayer. We should instead teach, explain and root ourselves more deeply in it. Msgr. Charles Pope joins us with more.