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March 5, 2019

March 5, 2019

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on March 5, 2019

 4:00 – Talks begin in Nicaragua

Representatives of Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega have finally begun talks with opposition leaders, nearly a year after violent protests threatened to tear the country apart. Before the talks began, dozens of anti-government protesters were released. The Vatican’s ambassador ot Nicaragua and Managua’s cardinal were both present as observers, continuing the Church’s involvement in the crisis there. Alejandro Bermudez has the latest.

4:20 – Survivor of abuse reacts to Summit

Catholic clergy abuse survivors who met Feb. 20 with the bishops organizing Pope Francis’ global summit on child protection expressed disappointment over not being able to meet with the pope personally, but said the encounter was marked by a conversational atmosphere. Peter Isely was among them and he joins us.

 5:00 – Follow the Footsteps of the Polish Saints

Few countries faced as many hardships in the 20th century as Poland as millions of its Jews and other citizens were murdered in concentration camps and other Nazi-related atrocities. Yet from this darkness came some of the greatest heroes of the Church, including St Faustina and John Paul II. Steve Ray is taking a pilgrimage to follow in their footsteps and he joins us with more.

5:20 – The Divine Plan: God’s Work through JPII and Ronald Reagan

We’ve talked many times before with Paul Kengor about the extraordinary relationship between Saint John Paul II and Ronald Reagan, especially with its Fatima connection. The story has been adapted into a film which explores how God worked His divine plan through these men. We talk with Paul and filmmaker Robert Orlando.