Catholic Connection – January 22, 2016 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  March for Life - January 22, 2016

  • Description: Originally aired January 6, 2016
  • Segment Guests:
    • Jeanne Mancini
      President , March for Life Education and Defense Fund

      Jeanne Mancini was appointed to the role of President of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund in the fall of 2012. In this capacity she proudly directs the small non-profit organization committed to restoring a culture of life in the United States, most notably through the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., held on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

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+  Walk for Life West Coast

  • Description: San Francisco’s 12th Annual Walk for Life West Coast will feature a slate of international pro-life stars. The January 23, 2016 event will include speakers from Africa and Latin America as well as from the United States. “The pro-life movement is represented in every country on the planet,” says Walk co-chair Eva Muntean, “and we are delighted and honored to welcome speakers who exemplify that diversity.” One of the 2016 speakers is Jesús Emmanuel Acha Martinez, known everywhere throughout the Spanish-speaking world simply as Emmanuel. Emmanuel will be joined by Obianuju Ekeocha, founder and president of Culture of Life Africa. Obianuju has advised almost 20 African bishops on women’s and life issues, has met with Pope Francis, and co-authored two declarations with African bishops promoting the gospel of life in Africa. She holds a Master’s degree in biomedical science and a Bachelor’s degree in microbiology. (Originally aired January 11, 2016)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Obianuju Ekeocha
      President , Culture of Life Africa

      Obianuju Ekeocha is a committed cradle Catholic born and raised in Nigeria. She has a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Nigeria and an MSc in Biomedical Science from the University of East London. She is currently living and working as a Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Canterbury, England. She has a passion for preserving, promoting and presenting the African Culture of Life and on that note she wrote "An Open Letter to Melinda Gates," published by Catholic Online and "In Defense of Dignity" published by Catholic Exchange.

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+  Life Uninvited

  • Description: A 30-minute television documentary exploring the journeys of four women facing their life challenges surrounding rape, abortion and societal attitudes. (Originally aired January 19, 2016)
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  • +  Life Uninvited

    • Description: Chris Gast & Travon Clifton continued

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