Catholic Connection – March 15, 2018 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  As Oregon’s Assisted Suicide Deaths Double, Advocates Push to Expand to Mentally Incompetent & Deny Spoon-Feeding

  • Description: A new report by Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI) Associate Scholar Richard Doerflinger, M.A. finds that deaths by assisted suicide in Oregon nearly doubled in just four years, with 143 assisted suicide deaths occurring in 2017 compared to 73 in 2013.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Richard Doerflinger
      Associate Scholar , Charlotte Lozier Institute

      Richard M. Doerflinger is a Public Policy Fellow with the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture and an Adjunct Fellow in Bioethics and Public Policy at the National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia. He was formerly Associate Director of the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, where he worked for 36 years. Among his duties was the preparation of policy statements and congressional testimony on abortion, euthanasia, conscience rights in health care, embryo research, and other medical-moral issues for the bishops’ conference. He also serves on the Advisory Board to The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity.

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+  Teresa's Two Cents

  • Description: Joy Behar Finally Publicly Apologizes for Calling Pro-Life Vice President Mike Pence “Mentally Ill”
  • Segment Guests:
    • Teresa Tomeo
    • Resources:
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        • Joy Behar Finally Publicly Apologizes for Calling Pro-Life Vice President Mike Pence “Mentally Ill”
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+  Addressing the Famine in Africa

  • Segment Guests:
    • Jim Cavnar

      Jim Cavnar is a founder and president of Pompano Beach, Florida-based Cross International Inc. and Cross Catholic Outreach Inc., two Christian relief and development charities founded in 2001 to help the poorest of the poor worldwide. They are affiliated as the Cross International Alliance, an ecumenical association. In thirteen years the Alliance has grown to become the 56th largest nonprofit in the Philanthropy 400.

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+  Conclusion

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