Register Recap: Vatican Clarifies Pope's Comments on Abuse of Nuns (2 segments)
Description: The Vatican has clarified the comments Pope Francis on the flight home from Abu Dhabi regarding the sexual abuse of women religious by priests and bishops. The Press Office says that by "sexual slavery," the pontiff meant manipulation and abuse of power. But what was he talking about? Matthew Bunson has more.
Dr. Matthew Bunson
Matthew Bunson is a Senior Contributor to EWTN News and the National Catholic Register and a Senior Fellow at St Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He’s the author or co-author of more than 50 books including the first English-language biography of Pope Francis and The Encyclopedia of Catholic History. Follow him on twitter at MattBunson. Register Radio airs Saturdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 11 am.
Description: “Can’t you help me die, doc?” When Dr. Wes Ely faced that question from one of his ICU patients, he felt sick. Helping someone die was the exact opposite of why he chose medicine in the first place. How did he respond? He joins us.
Dr. Wes Ely
Dr Wes Ely holds the Grant Liddle Endowed Chair at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is president of the Nashville Guild of Catholic Medical Association and is actively involved in the ongoing debate on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.