Catholic Connection – February 25, 2019 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  A Vatican meeting programmed for failure

  • Description: "If the long-awaited meeting on The Protection of Minors in the Church adheres to the agenda set by the Vatican organizing committee, the event will not restore public confidence in the Catholic hierarchy. On the contrary it is very likely to do further damage to the bishops’ credibility." ...
  • Segment Guests:
    • Phil Lawler

      Philip Lawler, the founder of the Catholic World News service, is the author of The Faithful Departed, which the late Father Richard Neuhaus described in 2008 as “the best book-length treatment of the sex abuse crisis, its origins and larger implications, published to date.” More recently he wrote Lost Shepherd, a critical analysis of Pope Francis’ leadership.

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+  A Vatican meeting programmed for failure

  • Description: Phil Lawler continued

+  Rebels Without a Clause: When Senators Run Roughshod Over the “No Religious Test” Clause of the U.S. Constitution

  • Segment Guests:
    • Alexandra McPhee

      Alexandra McPhee is the Director of Religious Freedom Advocacy at Family Research Council, focusing on advancing domestic policy to protect religious freedom and expression. Alexandra received a Bachelors of Arts in philosophy from the College of William & Mary and a J.D. from Regent University School of Law.

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+  Bible Verse of the Week

  • Description: Teresa and Gail discuss Jeremiah 31:3 -- “I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you.”
  • Segment Guests:
    • Gail Buckley
      President & Founder , Catholic Scripture Study International
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