Catholic Connection – December 9, 2016 – Hour 1

+  Intro and News

  • Description: Originally December 6, 2016

+  Night’s Bright Darkness: A Modern Conversion Story

  • Description: "Staunchly atheist Sally Read converted to Catholicism in the space of nine electric months. In 2010, Read was heralded as one of the bright young writers of the British poetry scene. Feminist and deeply anti-Catholic, she was writing a book about female sexuality when, during her research, she spoke with a Catholic priest. The interview led her on a dramatic spiritual quest that ended up at the Vatican itself, where she was received into the Catholic Church." (Originally aired December 6, 2016)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Sally Read

      Sally Read is the author of three books of poetry published by Bloodaxe Books. She has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of South Dakota. Sally is poet in residence of the Hermitage of the Three Holy Hierarchs, and lives near Rome. She is a fellow of the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing at Birmingham City University, UK.

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+  Night’s Bright Darkness: A Modern Conversion Story

  • Description: Sally Read continued

+  How Disney Became the Most Vulgar Purveyor of Pop Culture

  • Description: "According to the latest research from the Parent Television Council, Disney-owned ABC and Fox are the two worst offenders for vulgarity with TV shows that regularly feature children using profanity and sexual dialogue. The worst of all shows is the ABC “family” sitcom The Real O’Neals, which “contains more sexual dialog involving teen and child characters than any other primetime program on broadcast TV.” ... (Originally aired December 6, 2016)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Tim Winter

      With more than 20 years in broadcasting, cable, internet and new media technologies, along with a law degree, Tim Winter brings a wealth of experience to his position as president of the Parents Television Council. Mr. Winter spent 15 years with the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) serving in numerous management capacities for the GE-owned media conglomerate in Los Angeles, New York and Europe.

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