Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on February 22, 2019
4:00 – Kresta Comments: The Steps to True Healing and Reform
Yesterday Pope Francis released 21 “reflection points” for bishops to consider during the Summit. Unfortunately, they don’t go nearly far enough and don’t propose much of substance. For example, one of the points discusses alerting civil authorities of credible abuse allegations – a practice the Church has mandated for years. We went into this summit expecting little and so far have been proven right. Al shares his thoughts
4:20 – Francis’ 21 Points Don’t Go Far Enough
We continue our look at the latest news from Rome with Matthew Bunson, including the list of 21 Points and comments today from Cardinal Cupich.
5:00 – Seasoned Journalist looks at the Summit
The Vatican Summit continues today. Robert Moynihan isn’t there, but he has extensive experience in covering the Vatican through his Inside the Vatican magazine. He joins us with his view of the events, or lack thereof, and also looks at some new comments from Cardinal Mueller and shares his thoughts on Pope Francis.
5:40 – We Need a Eucharistic Response to the Scandals
When Christ promised that “the gates of Hell shall not prevail against the Church, He meant it. But those words alone don’t always comfort us during such troubling times, when mistrust of the leading members of the Church is the root of the problem. What answers can we find in the Body of Christ? Dan Philpott joins us.