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June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on June 18, 2018

4:00 – Georgetown Conference Looks to Overcome Polarization

Georgetown recently hosted a conference entitled “Through Many, One: Overcoming Polarization through Catholic Social Thought.” Dr. Greg Popcak attended and he gives us his impressions.

4:20 – A Journey from Despair to Hope

Rob Galea was a lonely, miserable teenager. He wanted to feel like he belonged, so he joined a gang. He went clubbing. He drank. He stole things. He lied. His reckless lifestyle ultimately led him to hide in fear for his life from other gang members. He was so desperate in those days spent in his dark bedroom that he contemplated ending his life. But a phone call from his grandmother led to him turning his life around. Fr. Galea joins us.

5:00 – The Future of Catholic Ireland

In 1979 the newly-elected Pope John Paul II visited Ireland, where he drew massive crowds. The Church in that country seemed to be alive and well. But a generation later Mass attendance has taken a nose dive and the country has voted overwhelmingly to legalize abortion. What happened? We’ll talk with Peter Herbeck.