Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on November 25, 2019
4:00 – Encountering Mary in Time and Tradition
The earliest of Mary’s apparitions can be traced back to the first century of the Church and have continued into modern times, inspiring the faithful to devotion to her and to a deeper love of Christ her son. We talk with Dr Robert Fastiggi about the development of Marian teachings throughout history and how they line up with Marian apparitions.
5:00 – Attacks in Syria target Christians, civilians
We spoke earlier this month about Fr Hosvep Petoyan, a Syrian priest who was murdered along with his own father by ISIS gunmen. As the country grappled with that attack, it also had to deal with two suicide bombings that killed at least five. Mindy Belz was there and she tells us what has been happening.
5:20 – Mass of the Americas: Our Lady Unites All of God’s Children
The Mass for the Americas continues to draw worshipers all over the country. After being celebrated with Archbishop Cordileone at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the music from the Mass was performed in a concert this weekend in Houston and more Masses are scheduled. Maggie Gallagher joins us with the latest.
5:40 – Pro-Life Ministries Challenge New York’s Abortion Approval mandate
Attorneys representing a faith-based pregnancy center, a church, and other religious nonprofits filed a lawsuit late last week in federal court against the state of New York challenging a law that could force them to hire employees who disagree with the fundamental beliefs and mission of the organizations. We talk with attorney Kevin Theriot.