Catholic Connection – July 16, 2009 – Hour 2

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    Segment 1 - Teresa introduces the show and reports the news of the day.

    Segment 2 - Fr. Frank Pavone is with Priests for Life and is the host of "Defending Life" on EWTN.  Fr. joins Teresa today to share his thoughts on the new encyclical by Pope Benedict XVI, "Caritas in Veritate."  Teresa and Fr. also talk about the position of those that say they want to reduce the number of abortions but not outlaw the procedure.

    Segment 3 - J. Budziszewski is a professor of government and philosophy at the University of Texas, Austin.  J. is the author of "The Line Through the Heart: Natural Law as Fact, Theory, and Sign of Contradiction."  In his new book, he mounts a powerful defense of natural law and applies it to our most explosive social controversies. With wit and clarity, this acclaimed philosopher reveals why the world’s gone mad-and how right thinking by Christians, atheists, and Muslims alike can return it to sanity. Today, J. and Teresa have a fascinating discussion about his book and the natural law.

    Segment 4 - J. Budziszewski continued

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