Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on October 10, 2017

4:00 – My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II

George Weigel is well-known as the definitive biographer for St. John Paul II. He enjoyed a unique friendship with the Pope and saw firsthand his struggles with post-Vatican II tumult, the end of the Cold War, and the post-9/11 world order. George joins us today with a personal look at some of his favorite memories with the scholar who became a saint.

5:00 – The Real Story of Communism: 100 Years, 100 Million Lives

2017 isn’t just the 100th anniversary of Fatima – it’s also the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution that brought Communism to Russia. The New York Times has been publishing a series of articles commemorating the anniversary with claims that women living under Communist regimes were empowered and liberated. They conveniently overlook the 100 million people who have died under these regimes. We’ll look at Communism’s legacy with Paul Kengor.