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January 15, 2020

January 15, 2020

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on January 15, 2020

4:00 – Kresta Comments

4:20 – If Someone Had Told Me That I Would Become Catholic (I Would Have Told Them They Were Crazy)

20 years ago if you had told Marc Ayers he would one day be Catholic, he would have called you crazy. He was in law school at the time, a fervent Reformed Presbyterian who had spent time in seminary. What changed? He joins us.

5:00 – Who was Roger Scruton?

Sir Roger Scruton, the British conservative philosopher who was preeminent for nearly half a century, died on January 12, after an illness that he had borne for six months. He was 75. His student Paul Shakeshaft joins us.

5:20 – Catholic Life in Henry’s England

On January 15, 1535 King Henry VIII was proclaimed Supreme Head of the Church of England due to the Act of Succession, changing things forever in the once Catholic country. What was life like in the coming years for English Catholics? We talk with Stephanie Mann.