Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on February 7, 2019
4:00 – Register Recap: Vatican Clarifies Pope’s Comments on Abuse of Nuns
The Vatican has clarified the comments Pope Francis on the flight home from Abu Dhabi regarding the sexual abuse of women religious by priests and bishops. The Press Office says that by “sexual slavery,” the pontiff meant manipulation and abuse of power. But what was he talking about? Matthew Bunson has more.
4:40 – When a Patient Says “Doc, Help me Die”
“Can’t you help me die, doc?” When Dr. Wes Ely faced that question from one of his ICU patients, he felt sick. Helping someone die was the exact opposite of why he chose medicine in the first place. How did he respond? He joins us.
5:00 – Update: Things Looking Bad in Venezuela
During his State of the Union President Trump declared once again his support for Juan Guaido as the president of Venezuela. The situation there continues to spin out of control. Many western European powers including Spain and Germany have joined the US in recognizing Guadio, Madero has reached out to Pope Francis to mediate, and on Wednesday Venezuelan troops barricaded a bridge to prevent foreign aid from entering the country. Alejandro Bermudez has the latest.
5:20 – Making Missionary Disciples
In Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis writes, “I dream of a missionary option, a missionary impulse capable of transforming everything.” What is this missionary option? How can we inspire missionary disciples to join us in the New Evangelization? We talk with Curtis Martin.