Catholic Connection – July 4, 2019 – Hour 2

+  Communion and Catholic Politicians: US Bishops on Upholding Church Teaching

  • Description: "The pressing question of how to respond to politicians in open defiance of Catholic teachings on issues like abortion and marriage came up in Baltimore during the U.S. bishops’ spring meeting. Several bishops explained to the Register the factors that need to be taken into consideration when a bishop responds to a politician’s flagrant defiance of Church teachings." ... (Originally aired June 25, 2019)
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+  Literature: What Every Catholic Should Know

  • Description: In "Literature: What Every Catholic Should Know," Joseph Pearce provides a survey of literary works of which all Catholics should be aware. Beginning with Homer and Virgil, the book progresses chronologically through the greatest works of all time, including Dante, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Dickens, Chesterton, Eliot, Tolkien and Lewis. (Originally aired June 21, 2019)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Joseph Pearce

      Joseph Pearce is the author of numerous literary works including Literary Converts, The Quest for Shakespeare and Shakespeare on Love, and the editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions series. His other books include literary biographies of Oscar Wilde, J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton and Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

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+  Literature: What Every Catholic Should Know

  • Description: Joseph Pearce continued

+  Pro-life Americans Celebrate as U.K. Forced Abortion Ruling Overturned on Appeal

  • Description: "The English Court of Appeal overturned a ruling that would have forced an abortion on a young woman of Nigerian descent who has disabilities. News outlets reported that on June 21, Justice Nathalie Lieven ordered an abortion to be performed on the woman – who is 22 weeks pregnant and under the care of an NHS trust, part of the U.K.’s National Health Service – against her will and that of her mother, the child’s grandmother. A petition launched by Right to Life UK asking the U.K. Health Secretary to intervene gathered more than 75,000 signatures in two days." ... (Originally aired June 27, 2019)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Mallory Quigley
      Vice President of Communications , Susan B Anthony List
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+  Pro-life Americans Celebrate as U.K. Forced Abortion Ruling Overturned on Appeal

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