Talking about the Things that Matter Most on November 22, 2017
4:00 – Obamacare Enrollments Skyrocket – What are the Alternatives?
Enrollments in the Obamacare healthcare exchanges this month have been 46% higher than in the same period last year. Brad Hahn joins us to talk about where we are in the enrollment process and what options we have.
4:20 – Cheap Sex and the Decline in Marriage
Marriage in the US is in open retreat. As recently as 2000, married 25- to 34- year olds outnumbered their never-married peers by a margin of 55% to 34%. But just 15 years later those estimates had nearly reversed, with never-marrieds outnumbering their counterparts by 53% to 40%. Why are young Americans so wary of marriage? We’ll talk with Mark Regnerus.
5:00 – Africa’s Latest Challenge: Marburg Disease
You probably haven’t heard about it, but there are currently two diseases ravaging Africa: pneumonia and Marburg disease, a virus similar to Ebola. Jim Cavnar of Cross Catholic Outreach joins us with a look at the work his organization is doing to help.
5:20 – Discussing Homosexuality with Truth and Love
For decades the Catholic Church has extended its outreach to men and women who experience same-sex attraction. Courage Apostolate has become a leader in this ministry. Now, Courage is developing new resources for comprehensive formation for those directly involved in the ministry to help them deepen their understanding of a complex issue that dominates today’s cultural debates. Fr Philip Bochanski joins us.