Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on May 3, 2018
4:00 – Register Recap: A Science Conference at the Vatican
4:20 – An Intro to Vatican II
Contemporary scholars often refer to “the event of Vatican II,” but what kind of an event was it? We’ll look at the Council as an ongoing theological event with Matthew Levering.
5:00 – North Korea Deal: Real Progress or a Sham?
Kim Jong Un has promised to make steps toward a denuclearization of Korea. Can he be trusted? Is there any hope for improved human rights in a country where they are virtually nonexistent? Is this a sign of improved relations between North Korea and the rest of the world, or is Kim just playing everyone for fools? We’ll talk with George Friedman, an analyst who has closely followed the situation.
5:20 – The “Tar Heel Apostle” of North Carolina
The diocesan phase of the cause for canonization of Servant of God Father Thomas Frederick Price (1860-1919) began in the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina in 2012, and is expected to end later this year. Father Price was the first native North Carolinian to be ordained a priest, and he traveled around the state in a horse and buggy in an effort to make “every Tar Heel a Catholic. We’ll look at his life with Fr James Garneau
5:40 — An Ignatian Journey through the Stations of the Cross
For centuries Christians have wondered why God allows suffering and how they should respond to suffering in their own lives. The answer can be found by looking closely at Christ’s Passion. On this National Day of Prayer, Gary Jansen takes us on a step-by-step tour of the Way of the Cross. By pondering on Jesus’ response to his own suffering, we are challenged to react similarly in our lives. Gary joins us.