Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on May 3, 2019
4:00 – Has the Venezuelan Coup Failed?
At least four people have been killed and dozens more have been injured in Venezuela. Juan Guaido has called for public workers to go on strike, hoping it will help him win the support of the military. Has he failed? So far the military remains loyal to Maduro, who has declared the coup to be over. We hear more from Cody Weddle.
4:20 – Healing in Evangelization
When Jesus walked the earth, he healed people all the time. His desire was to, through physical healing, bring people to know and love his Father. We talk with Steve Dawson and Mark Hornbacher about how God still heals people today and uses these healings to draw us closer to Him.
5:00 – Al
5:20 – Final Avengers Film Dominates Box Office
Avengers: Endgame, the culmination of a 10-year buildup for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, premiered last weekend to massive numbers. It grossed more than $350 million in the US box office and has currently made more than $1.7 billion worldwide. We take a look at the film, along with its strange connection to Teresa of Jesus, with Steven Greydanus.
5:40 – Can a Secularist Culture Rebuild Notre Dame?
In the weeks since the fire that ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral, millions of dollars have been raised towards the rebuilding effort. Some have suggested it should be designed in accordance with more modern tastes, or take into account France’s largely secular culture. What is the role of the Cathedral in French and Catholic culture? We talk with Sam Gregg.