Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on October 2, 2019
4:00 – Kresta Comments
4:20 – Blessed John Henry Newman: Teacher of Teachers
We’re preparing for the canonization of John Henry Newman, which is coming up October 13. He is one of the great writers and teachers of the Church and has been particularly praised by Pope Emeritus Benedict for his writings on education. We talk about it with Dr. Christopher Blum.
5:00 – Deadly Compassion: Addressing Euthanasia, Disability Rights, Hospice Care and more
Rita Marker has joined us recently to help us navigate the increasingly complicated webs of late life and end-of-life care. We continue the discussion today as we look ahead to a talk she’ll be giving later this month in Ann Arbor.
5:20 – Reclaiming and Renewing Human Rights
Mike Pompeo recently appointed Mary Ann Glendon to chair the US State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights. What are unalienable rights? Is there a difference between unalienable and inalienable? What are the modern-day challenges to defending these rights? Mary Ann joins us.