EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY

EWTN’s daily news and analysis program from Washington, DC,
EWTN News Nightly - Full Show: 2020-03-27
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Lawmakers try to pass the biggest relief bill in U.S. history. We are on Capitol Hill with an update. Plus: U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he tested positive for the coronavirus. Kevin Turley, UK correspondent for EWTN’s National Catholic Register, joins us with analysis of the United Kingdom’s handling of the pandemic. Also: Pope Francis delivers a special blessing. Edward Pentin with the National Catholic Register tells us about it. And a look back at the life of EWTN Foundress Mother Angelica on the fourth anniversary of her death.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-03-26
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Senate unanimously approves a $2 trillion emergency measure to help workers and the U.S. economy. We are on Capitol Hill with an update. Plus: Tim Carney, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, joins us with analysis of the package. Also: EWTN CEO Michael Warsaw shares the role the world’s largest religious media network is playing in the global crisis. And: Pope Francis warns against turning to idolatry when we become bored. A look at the Holy Father’s message at his daily Mass at the Vatican.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-03-25
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Lawmakers agree on a $2 trillion emergency coronavirus aid proposal. We will take you inside the bill. Plus: Pro-life leaders call on the Trump administration to help stop the promotion of abortion as the U.S. battles COVID-19. Marjorie Dansenfelser of Susan B. Anthony List explains. Also: Sr. Bernadette Reis, editorial coordinator at Vatican News, tells us about the ways the Holy Father has been communicating with the faithful during this pandemic. And a look at how the Irish are honoring the Blessed Mother on the Feast of the Annunciation.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-24
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Trump administration and lawmakers finalize a nearly $2 trillion package to help U.S. workers and the economy. We are at the White House and on Capitol Hill with an update. Plus: Rachel Bovard with The Conservative Partnership Institute joins us with analysis of the coronavirus relief bill. Also: Dr. Nadja West, retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General and the 44th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army, explains how the National Guard is working to fight the coronavirus. And we get an update about what life is like in Italy during the coronavirus lockdown.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-23
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Democrats and Republicans debate the best ways to aid Americans and the U.S. economy hit by the coronavirus epidemic. We are on Capitol Hill with an update. Plus: George J. Marlin, chairman of The Philadelphia Trust Company, joins us with analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on the financial markets. Also: A student at the Angelicum, the alma mater of St. Pope John Paul II, tells us about online learning during the pandemic. And Pope Francis announces a special blessing usually reserved for Christmas and Easter. We will explain.
EWTN News Nightly - Full Show: 2020-03-20
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: We are at the White House and Capitol Hill with new developments in the fight against the coronavirus. How California’s governor is responding to the crisis. Plus: Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann, a pediatrician and founder of MyCatholicDoctor, shares advice on how to talk to children about the pandemic. Also: We speak with Sr. Jolanta Kafka about how women religious are reaching those impacted by the virus. And Pope Francis has a message for those who are unable to go to Confession.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-03-19
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Donald Trump announces drastic measures in the fight to defeat the coronavirus in the U.S. We are at the White House. Plus: The global pandemic may be posing a threat to religious freedom around the world. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Vice Chair Gayle Manchin shares how they are working to preserve this right. Also: Daniel Arsa from the Pontifical University of the Cross, an expert in Church communications, explains what responsibility the Catholic Church has in facing global problems. And a look at a distillery in Pennsylvania taking an unusual step in the battle against COVID-19.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-03-18
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Trump administration seeks aid in fighting the coronavirus. We are at the White House and Capitol Hill with the latest. Plus: We look at ways Catholic groups are trying to protect the elderly from the deadly outbreak. Also: Rep. Dan Lipinksi, one of the last pro-life Democrats in Congress, lost his primary bid to a pro-abortion challenger. Kristen Day with Democrats for Life of America breaks down how the defeat of the Catholic Illinois lawmaker will impact pro-life Democrats. And Pope Francis says showing and receiving God’s mercy are central aspects of Christian life. A look at the Holy Father’s message.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-17
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Trump administration and U.S. lawmakers are coming up with ways to protect citizens and the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. We are at the White House and the Capitol with the latest. Plus: Matthew Bunson, executive editor and Washington bureau chief of EWTN News, shares how we can call on saints during this global crisis. Also: EWTN News’ Andrea Gagliarducci breaks down new changes to the judicial system of the Vatican City state. And happy Saint Patrick’s Day! A look at how the faithful are honoring the saint’s feast day after the cancellation of annual festivities.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-16
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: We have the latest in the global coronavirus pandemic. Sr. Catherine Joseph Droste O.P., Dean of Theology at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, updates us from Rome on how students are continuing education during the crisis. Plus: The coronavirus took center stage during last night’s Democratic Debate. Susan Crabtree with RealClearPolitics joins us with analysis of the performance of two presidential hopefuls. Also: Joel Griffith, research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, takes us inside the economic impact of the coronavirus, global and domestic. And the Senate cancels recess. Why they will stay in Washington, D.C.
EWTN News Nightly - Full Show: 2020-03-13
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Schools, universities and churches are shutting down to stop the spread of the coronavirus. We have team coverage on how the world is continuing to respond to the pandemic. Plus: Msgr. Charles Pope of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. joins us with advice on how to stay connected to God when attending Mass is not possible. Also: The Catholic Association’s Grazie Christie, who also is a medical doctor, reviews best practices during this global health crisis. And happy anniversary Pope Francis! The Holy Father celebrates seven years since being elected the Bishop of Rome.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-03-12
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Donald Trump takes drastic measures to try to contain the coronavirus. We are at the White House with a look at his response to the pandemic. Plus: Catholic News Agency D.C. Bureau Chief Edward Condon, a canon lawyer, updates us on Cardinal George Pell’s final appeal of child sex abuse charges before Australia’s highest court. Also: Pope Francis warns against indifference. A look at the Holy Father’s message about the importance of communication. And Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Eric Dreiband takes us inside the appeals case for a pro-life Ohio law.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-03-11
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Joe Biden wins four states in the latest round of Democratic primaries. We are on the ground in the battleground state of Michigan with analysis from Philip Crowther with Associated Press. Plus: The Trump administration debates measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. We are at the White House with an update. Also: The Vatican might be launching a new human resources department. EWTN News Vatican Analyst Andrea Gagliarducci tells us the role of this personnel office. And Aileen McShea Tinney with Catholic Charities of Baltimore shares how the organization is serving elderly people in the wake of the coronavirus.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-10
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Vatican and Saint Peter’s Basilica are closed until at least early April as the Italian government takes drastic measures to fight the coronavirus. EWTN Vatican Bureau Chief Alan Holdren joins us from Rome. Plus: Voters in six states cast their ballots in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Philip Crowther with Associated Press is on the ground with analysis. Also: Rachel Bovard with The Conservative Partnership Institute examines the impact of the coronavirus on global markets. And we have an update on Cardinal George Pell and what might be his last-chance appeal before Australia’s highest court.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-09
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The coronavirus continues to spread around the world. And in Italy, the outbreak is worsening. We have an update and how the White House is responding. Plus: British Ambassador to the Holy See Sally Axworthy joins us from Rome with the latest on the impact of the virus. Also: Princeton Professor Robert George has analysis of the 2020 race for the Democratic presidential nomination. And how Pope Francis is advising the faithful to be a witness of Jesus.