Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on February 5, 2019
4:00 – Pope Francis Visits Dubai
Pope Francis is wrapping up a quick trip to the United Arab Emirates, the first time a pope has visited the Arab peninsula. What is life like there for Christians and how does it compare to other parts of the Muslim world? We talk with Brandon Vaidyanathan.
4:20 – A Look at the Roman World
Whether you were a Jew or a Gentile, following Jesus in first-Century Rome was a tremendous risk. What did that world look like? We talk with Jim Papandrea, who gives us a view of early Christian times through the eyes of a man who risks everyone to follow the new faith.
5:00 – Kresta Comments: What Should we Expect from the February Meeting?
5:20 – What’s the Best Response to Cuomo?
Governor Andrew Cuomo is a very public figure who has been very vocal about his championing of abortion. He doesn’t simply tolerate it, he actively promotes it. Is excommunication the best response? Don’t the bishops have to do something, simply for the sake of the faithful? We talk with Monica Miller about this and what Canon law says about those who facilitate in an abortion.