Catholic Connection – November 3, 2016 – Hour 1

+  Intro and News

+  Debate: "Abortion: Is This "Reproductive Right" a "Moral Wrong"?"

  • Description: A debate is taking place on November 16th at Wayne State University. The title of the debate is "Abortion: Is This "Reproductive Right" a "Moral Wrong"?" Scott Klusendorf, founder of the Life Training Institute, will be debating Nadine Strossen, former President of the American Civil Liberties Union.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Scott Klusendorf
      President , Life Training Institute

      Scott Klusendorf travels throughout the United States and Canada training pro-life advocates to persuasively defend their views in the public square. He contends that the pro-life message can compete in the marketplace of ideas if properly understood and properly articulated. Scott is the author of The Case for Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture, released in March 2009 by Crossway Books. Scott has also published articles on pro-life apologetics in The Christian Research Journal, Clear Thinking, Focus on the Family Citizen, and The Conservative Theological Journal.

+  Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide for the Elderly, the Infirm, the Disabled, the Child in the Womb

  • Description: "On Saturday December 3rd at St Thomas the Apostle Church in Ann Arbor, Fr. Tad Pacholczyk will give two presentations. You are welcome to sign up for one or both. Cost to attend is $15 per session or $25 for both. Refreshments will be offered. Sign up at www.stthomasannarbor.org."
  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. Tad Pacholczyk

      Father Tad Pacholczyk, Director of Education at the NCBC, is the author of a column called Making Sense of Bioethics that appears in various diocesan newspapers across the country. After earning a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Yale University, Fr. Tad did post-doctoral research at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School. He subsequently studied in Rome where he did advanced studies in theology and in bioethics.

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+  Conclusion

  • Description: Teresa wraps up this hour of "Catholic Connection."

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