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June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on June 26, 2020

 4:00 – The Story of a Miracle: Meet the Baby Healed Through Fr Michael McGivney’s Intercession

Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to Knights of Columbus founder Fr Michael McGivney, paving the way for his beatification. Five years ago, Dan and Michelle Schachle prayed through Fr. Michael’s intercession that their unborn son survive despite his diagnosis of fetal hydrops. The condition disappeared and he is now a healthy and active little boy. His father, Dan, joins us.

4:20 – Lessons from Peter and Paul

June 29 is the Feast of Peter and Paul. Why do two saints of such significance share a feast day? How were their lives alike and different? We’ll take a walk in their footsteps with Steve Ray.

5:00 – US Senate Passes Hong Kong Autonomy Act

Yesterday the US Senate passed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act, which defends Hong Kong against Beijing’s National Security Law by imposing sanctions on persons or entities that are involved in China’s suppression of Hong Kong’s freedoms. Benedict Rogers joins us with the story.

5:20 – ‘I cannot remain silent’: Madison Catholic bishop condemns destruction of religious statues

As rioters across the United States and the world target statues depicting historical figures, and vandals deface an image of Our Lady of Częstochowa, Bishop Donald Hying of Madison has denounced the violence. Meanwhile, two statues of Junipero Serra in California have been relocated as a precaution against the chaos. Matthew Bunson joins us with a look at this and some other news.

5:40 – A Catholic with Same-Sex Attraction Responds to Pride Month

June is celebrated across America as “Pride Month” for the LGBT community. Avera Maria Santo is a Catholic who lives with same-sex attraction. She joins us with her take.