Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on July 30, 2020
4:00 – The Next Pope: A Look at Some Possible Candidates
When Pope Francis’ pontificate comes to an end, there will be another conclave. We’ll take a look with Edward Pentin at some of the leading Cardinals who are considered possible successors to St. Peter.
4:40 – Will Schools be Open this Fall?
One of the biggest discussion points at this stage of the pandemic is to what extent schools will be open this fall, if they open at all. Yesterday Dr. Anthony Fauci said the goal is to get kids back, and some areas of the country may allow for a somewhat normal version of a school day. However, he’s worried that parents in the hotspot places may not want to have their kids in school and teachers will be concerned about exposing themselves and their families. Jim Geraghty looks at the discussion.
5:00 – The Law of Gradualness vs the Gradualness of Law
During our discussion with Eduardo Echeverria last week, we touched on the idea of the Law of Gradualness. It’s a term many may be unfamiliar with and involves some very specific terms. We’ll break it down further with Dr. Echeverria.
5:20 – State Department Lists China Among World’s Worst for Human Trafficking
Today is World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The State Department’s 2020 Trafficking in Persons Report, lists China as one of the world’s worst offenders. China is a “Tier 3” Nation – a status it shares with North Korea and South Sudan. According to the report, China trafficks women and girls from as far away as Africa for “forced concubinism leading to forced childbearing and sex trafficking via forced and fraudulent marriage to Chinese men.” Reggie Littlejohn joins us.
5:40 – Kresta Comments