Description: Infectious-disease specialists have refuted a New York Times report that stated that COVID-19 has “infiltrated Sunday services, church meetings and youth camps,” linking more than 650 cases in the United States to “religious facilities.” Dr. Thomas McGovern explains why.
Dr. Thomas McGovern
Dr. Thomas McGovern is a dermatologist in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He received his medical degree from Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He has spent many years discussing the medical aspects of crucifixion. He is a former infectious disease researcher and is on the Thomistic Institute working group for celebrating sacraments during pandemic.
Description: The dire economic situation in Venezuela, combined with the effects of the pandemic lockdown, has led to a crisis local bishops say is even worse than the Biblical plagues of Egypt. We get the latest on what’s happening there with Alejandro Bermudez.
Alejandro Bermúdez is director of ACI-Prensa, the world’s largest Catholic news agency in Spanish, as well as the executive director of Catholic News Agency and the Portuguese agency ACI digital. Alejandro is a frequent contributor to the National Catholic Register and Our Sunday Visitor, and he hosts several Spanish programs on EWTN, including Cara a Cara.
Description: Fr. Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus Catholic fraternal organization, will be beatified on October 31, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints announced this week. Michael O’Neil examines his life.
Michael O’Neill is a radio and television host, author, and creator of the website MiracleHunter.com, the top online resource on miracles. His books include Exploring the Miraculous, 365 Days with Mary and 20 Answers: Apparitions and Revelations. He is the creator and host of the new EWTN docuseries “They Might Be Saints” about the lives of future saints and the search for canonization miracles.