Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on January 23, 2020
4:00 – Al
4:20 – America’s Great Divide
PBS has produced a Frontline documentary entitled America’s Great Divide, which explores the political climate in the US from the beginning of the Obama presidency to now and how we came to be so divided. Is there a way back? How can Christian producers and consumers of news approach the situation? We talk with Bill Schmitt.
4:40 – March for Life Preview
Last night President Trump announced he will attend Friday’s March for Life and address the crowd live. He’s the first president in history to attend the nation’s largest pro-life event. Teresa Tomeo joins us with a preview.
5:00 – Bishop Nelson Perez chosen to Succeed Archbishop Chaput
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Nelson Perez of Cleveland to succeed the retiring Archbishop Charles Chaput as Archbishop of Philadelphia. We get a look at his background with Matthew Bunson and also hear about an important new Supreme Court case regarding school choice.
5:20 – The Radical Conversion of St Paul
This Saturday is the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul. Why do we celebrate this feast, instead of just his birth or martyrdom? Steve Ray takes us on a journey down the road to Damascus where Saul had the fateful encounter that would lead him to become one of early Christianity’s most influential figures.