Description: We spoke earlier this month about Fr Hosvep Petoyan, a Syrian priest who was murdered along with his own father by ISIS gunmen. As the country grappled with that attack, it also had to deal with two suicide bombings that killed at least five. Mindy Belz was there and she tells us what has been happening.
Mindy Belz is the Senior Editor of WORLD Magazine and the author of They Say We are Infidels: On the Run from ISIS with Persecuted Christians in the Middle East. Follow her on Twitter @mcbelz and visit world.wng.org.
Mass of the Americas: Our Lady Unites All of God’s Children
Description: The Mass for the Americas continues to draw worshipers all over the country. After being celebrated with Archbishop Cordileone at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the music from the Mass was performed in a concert this weekend in Houston and more Masses are scheduled. Maggie Gallagher joins us with the latest.
Maggie Gallagher is the Executive Director for the Benedict XVI Institute. She also founded the National Organization for Marriage and the Institute for Marriage and Public Policy. She's the author or co-author of four books, most recently Debating Same-Sex Marriage.
Pro-Life Ministries Challenge New York's Abortion Approval mandate
Description: Attorneys representing a faith-based pregnancy center, a church, and other religious nonprofits filed a lawsuit late last week in federal court against the state of New York challenging a law that could force them to hire employees who disagree with the fundamental beliefs and mission of the organizations. We talk with attorney Kevin Theriot.
Kevin Theriot serves as senior counselor and vice president of the Center for Life with Alliance Defending Freedom