Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on October 9, 2017
4:00 – HHS Mandate – Victory at Last?
On Friday the Trump Administration announced broad exemptions to the HHS Mandate, giving relief to religious non-profits and others with deeply held religious or moral convictions regarding contraception. Is this the result we’ve been pursuing for years? What are the specifics of the rules, and how do they differ from the results of the Hobby Lobby case? Michael Warsaw joins us.
4:20 – The Witness of Cardinal Newman
Cardinal John Henry Newman was one of the leading Catholic thinkers of the 19th Century, but he wasn’t always Catholic. He was raised in an Anglican home and later converted to Evangelical Christianity before his study of the early Church Fathers led him to the Church. As we celebrate his feast, we’ll talk with Fr. Juan Velez about his life and witness.
5:00 – Kresta News Roundup
5:20 – The Case for Columbus
With the possible exception of Robert E Lee, few historical figures have become as controversial as Christopher Columbus. A man once lauded as an heroic explorer is now seen as just another white male conqueror and killer. Cities across the country aren’t celebrating Columbus Day today; they’ve either changed the name to “Indigenous Peoples Day” or have simply reduced it to “Fall Holiday.” What were Columbus’ reasons for coming to the New World, and what did he do when he got here? Carol Delaney joins us.