Catholic Connection – May 7, 2009 – Hour 2

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    Segment 1 - Teresa introduces the show and welcomes Archbishop Emeritus of St Louis Raymond Burke to the program.  He is in Washington DC where he will be delivering the keynote address at this year's National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.  Archbishop Burke tells us what he will focus on for his talk and comments on President Obama's decision not to take part in the prayer events.

    Segment 2 - Dan Isett is with the Parents TV Council.  Dan tells our listeners about two recent Supreme Court decisions that are big victories for families.  The cases concern "fleeting expletives" and Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction."

    Segment 3 - Dr. Janet Smith is with Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, MI.  Dr. Smith and Teresa talk about the FDA approving the morning after pill for teen girls against expert opinion to the contrary.  They also discuss the many dangerous consequences that contraception has on a persons body and mentality.

    Segment 4 - William Murchison is the author of "Mortal Follies: Episcopalians and the Crisis of Mainline Christianity."  He is also a nationally syndicated columnist on culture and religion.  He comments on President Obama's decision to skip the National Day of Prayer and asks "is Christianity meaningless in America?"

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