Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on January 21, 2019
4:00 – What did the Vatican Know about Maciel, and When?
Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, prefect for the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, has disclosed that the Vatican had documentation on the abuses of Fr Marcial Maciel as early as 1943. We get more from Ed Pentin.
4:20 – Teaching with Authority
What gives the Church authority? We claim to possess the fullness of Christian truth, but getting to the truth on some matters of doctrine or morals can be a challenge—with different popes, documents, and theologians treating them with different levels of authority and shades of meaning. This can lead not only to personal confusion but—increasingly in our day—conflict and disagreement among Catholics.
5:00 – Sister Resigns from Detroit Seminary after Abuse Allegations
Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit has announced the resignation of longtime faculty member Sr. Mary Finn after allegations surfaced that she had inappropriate contact with young adult novices in the 1970s. Mary Rezac joins us with more.
5:20 – Kresta Comments: Remembering Martin Luther King + The “Racist Mob” at the March for Life