Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on October 24, 2018
4:00 – Russian Orthodox Church Splits from Constantinople
The Russian Orthodox Patriachate of Moscow has cut ties with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, claiming his recognition of an independent Orthodox Church in Ukraine departed from Orthodox Christian norms. Bartholomew’s decision was part of his desire to unify the country’s 30 million Orthodox Christians. We get the details from Bishop Borys Gudziak.
4:20 – The Family: The First Agent of the New Evangelization
An upcoming Summit in Dallas will feature Cardinal Raymond Burke and Dr Gianna Molla, who will discuss the Family as the first agent of the New Evangelization and how we can defend the Catholic understanding of marriage and family. We get a look with Thomas McKenna.
4:40 – A Prophetic Witness to Creation
The Canonization of St Paul VI has brought Humane Vitae back into the public eye. Its 1968 publication was one of the most important religious and cultural events of the century, taking a no-holds-barred stand against the sexual revolution. Allan Carlson joins us to examine the history of the thought process that led up to Humane Vitae and how it has affected sexual ethics since.
5:00 – What does the murder of a journalist reveal about Saudi Arabia?
It has been more than two weeks since Jamal Khashoggi, a well-known journalist and critic of the Saudi government, disappeared in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. It’s now known that he was killed, but what exactly transpired remains a mystery. The Saudis have altered their account drastically, originally claiming that he left the consulate alive but now admitting that “his murder was a mistake” and this morning the Saudi crown prince called it a “heinous crime.” Chris Van Gorder has more.
5:20 – St Joseph: The First Co-Responsible Layman
Have you ever realized that St Joseph is a perfect example of the laity taking co-responsibility? He’s among the most important saints in our Church calendar – yet he’s famous mostly for his silence. We bring him out of the shadows with Mark Miravalle and learn how we can entrust ourselves, as Jesus and Mary did, to this humble servant of God