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June 12, 2018

June 12, 2018

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on June 12, 2018

4:00 – U.S. Charts New Strategy for International Religious Freedom

The latest report from the US Department of State reveals nothing new – violence against people of faith, particularly Christians, is escalating across the globe. Thankfully, the new Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom is working on new strategies to change these trends. Daniel Philpott tells us more.

4:20 – When Headlines Hurt, do we have a prayer?

If you’re uneasy about the current ways in which our society communicates news and sometimes stifles the flow of information and conversation, you might want to learn more about the diagnosis—and the prescription for a cure—recently proposed by Pope Francis. Bill Schmitt joins us.

4:40 – Kresta Comments: The Ten Commandments of Catholic Broadcasting  

5:00 – President Trump finally meets Kim

President Trump and Kim Jong-Un finally met late last night US time. Suzanne Scholte tells us what they discussed and whether it will have a lasting impact

5:20 – Bridging the “Faith Divide” with Young Adults  

Of all the false claims against the Church, one of the most frustrating – and persistent – is the claim that the Church is “anti-science,” and that science and faith are incompatible. Unfortunately, the belief is especially prevalent in young people, who feel they have to choose between science and religion and frequently choose the former. Greg Cootsona gives us some tips for responding to this false dilemma.