Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on May 15, 2019
4:00 – Hope, Healing and Growing with God amidst a Tragic Pregnancy
Sarah Williams had a successful career, a happy marriage and two loving daughters. Her family was overjoyed when they learned another baby was on the way. But they soon received a tragic diagnosis: their daughter had a lethal skeletal disorder and birth would be fatal. Her doctors and colleagues recommended she terminate the pregnancy. But during those nine months Sarah discovered new things about love, her faith and herself. She joins us.
4:40 – Western Europe’s Religious Liberty Battle
In recent years there have been several examples of Western European countries restricting religious liberty on seemingly innocuous matters. Muslim women are banned from wearing “burkinis” on public beaches. A Muslim teen was forced to shake hands with his female teacher. Laws have been enacted that bar slaughter practices in line with Halal and Kosher standards. In all these cases, courts have argued that societal norms trump personal religious liberty. We take a look with Paul Marshall.
5:00 — A Timeless History of the Catholic Church
The Catholic Church has impacted history like no other institution. For more than 2000 years it has influenced politics and culture and seen the rise and fall of empires. Steve Weidenkopf has watched and he joins us for a journey looking at the timeless history of the Church and how lessons from the past influence us as we try to orient to the world today.