Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on October 31, 2019
4:00 – Kresta Comments: Was the Reformation a Success?
4:20 – Are Catholicism and America compatible?
In 1995 Pope St John Paul II proclaimed “America has always wanted to be a land of the free. Today, the challenge facing America is to find freedom’s fulfillment in the truth.” This question of freedom in truth and what to do with one’s freedom had long been a special challenge for Catholic Americans. John Pinheiro joins us with more.
5:00 – Just the Facts: The Amazon Synod
The Amazon Synod has drawn to a close. Many Catholics are confused and concerned about news that emerged from the Synod, but many others know little and care less about what happened. And ultimately, we won’t know the real effects until Pope Francis publishes his own work on the results. We take a look at what we know and understand with Jimmy Akin.
5:40 – Cardinal Becciu Says $200-Million London Property Deal Was ‘Accepted Practice’
Cardinal Angelo Becciu has denied any impropriety in a real estate investment made with Vatican funds and insisted that he only acted in the best interests of the Holy See. It’s the latest development in a series of complicated financial transactions involving the Vatican bank, the US Papal foundation and the acquisition of a bankrupt Italian hospital. Ed Condon joins us with the latest.