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EWTN News Nightly - Full Show: 2019-10-11
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Donald Trump discusses Christians in Syria and refugees in the U.S. We're at the White House with the latest. Plus: Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says if he is elected churches could lose their tax exempt status. Eric Metaxas, host of the Eric Metaxas Show, has analysis of this threat to religious freedom. Also: A pro-life Louisiana law is being challenged in the Supreme Court. State representative Katrina Jackson (D-LA), who authored the legislation, tells us why this case is important to her as a pro-life Democrat. And Pope Francis will canonize five saints this Sunday at the Vatican. We have a preview, including a closer look at the life of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman from the USCCB’s Jonathan Reyes.
EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 10/10/2019 - EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2019-10
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The White House responds to Turkey’s military offensive in Syria and the ongoing impeachment probe. What President Trump is saying. Plus: A Catholic bishop from South Sudan is on Capitol Hill to give an update on the peace process in the nation. Bishop Eduardo Kussala, president of the Sudan Catholic Bishops' Conference, tells us about the status of a deal brokered last year. Also: March for Life President Jeanne Mancini joins us with analysis of Planned Parenthood's efforts to support pro-abortion candidates in the 2020 elections. And Charles Cole, the director of a choir performing at the canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman, explains how the group is connected to the future saint.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2019-10-09
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Synod on the Amazon continues. Mauricio López, executive secretary of REPAM, is a participant in the meeting and tells us why dialogue between the Church and indigenous people is so important. Plus: The Trump administration says it will not participate in what it is calling the Democrats’ “illegitimate” impeachment probe. Star Parker, president and founder of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education and a syndicated columnist, looks at the back-and-forth. Also: Policy experts and doctors gather in Washington, D.C., to discuss concerns children are being exposed to sexual messages at younger ages. Ryan Anderson, author of the book "When Harry Became Sally," tells parents how to best protect their children. And Pope Francis tells the faithful the best way to love others. What the Holy Father said in his weekly address to pilgrims at the Vatican.
EWTN News Nightly - 2019-10-08
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Church leaders discuss the death of indigenous people in the Amazonian region as the Synod on the Amazon continues. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, explains why it is important for the Catholic Church to get involved. Plus: Democrats accuse the Trump administration of obstructing the impeachment investigation. Congressman Andy Biggs (R-AZ), chair of the House Freedom Caucus, looks at how and why President Trump is fighting back. Also: The Supreme Court hears arguments on whether an employer can fire someone because they are attracted to a person of the same sex. We are inside the courtroom. And: Pope Francis has a message of mercy. What the Holy Father told the faithful about not judging others.
EWTN News Nightly - 2019-10-07
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Amazon Synod: Pope Francis opens the three-week meeting of bishops at the Vatican. We have a report and analysis from Rome. Plus: Another whistleblower: A person with alleged direct knowledge of key events in President Trump’s impeachment inquiry steps forward. What we know. Also: The Archbishop of Washington shares some wisdom with Supreme Court justices on the start of a new term. SCOTUSblog’s Amy Howe gives us a look at some of the cases they will hear. And: One of the new cardinals created by Pope Francis spent years in a Soviet prison camp. We share his story.
EWTN News Nightly - Full Show: 2019-10-04
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Trump defends his calls to have other countries investigate Joe Biden. He tells EWTN News Nightly it is not a matter of politics but instead about investigation possible corruption. Plus: The September jobs report indicates historic low unemployment rates. Jay Richards, business professor at The Catholic University of America, takes us inside the numbers. Also: Reports say five Holy See employees have been suspended as part of a probe into Vatican financial transactions. Edward Pentin, Rome correspondent for EWTN’s National Catholic Register, tells us about the developing investigation. And Pope Francis helps plant a tree ahead of the Synod on the Amazon. We'll tell you why.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2019-10-03
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Testimony begins on Capitol Hill regarding the whistleblower's complaint into the call between the President Trump and the leader of Ukraine. Chris Bedford, editor-in-chief of the Daily Caller, takes us inside the scope of the impeachment inquiry. Plus: A teenager who was shot by police gunfire at a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong will face criminal charges. Johnny Patterson, director of Hong Kong Watch, examines why the protests have become more violent and whether the trend will continue. Also: A Church leader acknowledges criticism surrounding the upcoming Synod on the Amazon. Susanna Pinto, executive producer of EWTN News, is in Rome with a report. And a guilty verdict in Texas leads to a Christ-centered message in a courtroom.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2019-10-02
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: A federal judge upholds two pro-life laws in Virginia but strikes down two others. Olivia Gans Turner, president of the Virginia Society for Human Life, has analysis of the split ruling. Plus: The U.S. and the Vatican are working together to fight human trafficking. John Cotton Richmond, US Ambassador at Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, shares some findings from a report on the issue. Also: Bishops from along the U.S.-Mexico border met to discuss the challenges facing migrants. Bishop Daniel Flores from the Diocese of Brownsville in Texas shares how Catholics should consider immigration regulations. And impeachment investigation: We have team coverage as Democrats push ahead with their probe of President Donald Trump -- and the President is responding.
EWTN News Nightly - 2019-10-01
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says under Senate rule he would have "no choice" but to take up any House-approved impeachment articles against President Trump. Hans von Spakovsky, senior legal fellow with the Heritage Foundation, has analysis of the possible outcomes facing the President. Also: Pro-life supporters held a rally outside of the Supreme Court. We find out the message they're sending to the justices. Plus: Many Catholic groups are supporting a bill pending in Congress that would fund training for palliative care. The Catholic Medical Association's Dr. Steven White breaks down what the bill says about physician-assisted suicide. And protecting all faiths: Ambassador Sam Brownback tells us how he and the Vatican are working to defend religious freedom.
EWTN News Nightly - 2019-09-30
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Democrats persist in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. We have a report from the White House, plus Capitol Hill Correspondent Jason Calvi looks at how 2020 Democratic candidates are reacting. Plus: Pro-life activist David Daleiden, whose undercover films have targeted Planned Parenthood, gives us an update on the abortion giant's lawsuit against him. Also: Unrest continues in Hong Kong. Wilson Leung of the pro-democracy Progressive Lawyers Group tells us why the protests may not end anytime soon. And Pope Francis declares the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time a special day dedicated to the devotion to sacred Scripture. A look at this new initiative.
EWTN News Nightly - Full Show: 2019-09-27
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: New developments emerge in the complaint over President Donald Trump's phone call with the leader of Ukraine. Washington Free Beacon Editor-in-Chief Matthew Continetti has analysis. Plus: The Trump administration wants to lower the number of refugees admitted to the country next year. How Catholic groups are responding. Also: Inés San Martín, Rome bureau chief for Crux, spoke with people of the Amazon region while reporting there earlier this month. She shares how they feel about the upcoming synod that will address the challenges faced by the area. And Jem Sullivan, author of “Beauty of Faith,” looks at a painting depicting St. Jerome ahead of his feast day.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2019-09-26
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The acting Director of National Intelligence answers questions about a whistleblower's complaint regarding President Trump's call with the leader of Ukraine. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) is a member of one of the panels participating in the investigation and he gives us his analysis. Plus: Clare Lopez of the Center for Security Policy discusses whether President Trump did anything inappropriate in his conversation with the leader of Ukraine. Also: An international network of Consecrated Life is fighting human trafficking. Sr. Ann Scholz, part of that group, tells us about her meeting with the Holy Father. And Pope Francis tells Christians what happens when they become “lukewarm” in their faith.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2019-09-25
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Democrats begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over his phone call last summer with the leader of Ukraine. We have coverage, including analysis from Newsmax's John Gizzi. Plus: Kristina Arriaga, a longtime religious freedom advocate, takes a closer look at President Trump's speech this week before the United Nations General Assembly, calling for an end to religious persecution. Also: What Pope Francis said about gossip and slander in his weekly address to pilgrims. And World Day for Migrants and Refugees: A Vatican official gives us a preview of an initiative to raise awareness to the plight of refugees.
EWTN News Nightly - 2019-09-24
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations. UN Correspondent Sabrina Ferrisi is on the ground with a report. Plus: International Advisory CEO Steve Yates, a former national security advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney, breaks down what the President said about protecting the unborn and threats from Iran and China. Also: EWTN CEO Michael Warsaw is in Rome. He tells us about the Holy Father’s message at a meeting with the Vatican Department of Communication. And Fr. Thomas Petri, OP, STD, a moral theologian, looks at Pope Francis’ plea to world leaders regarding climate change.
EWTN News Nightly - 2019-09-23
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Trump is the keynote speaker at a United Nations event on religious freedom. Thomas Farr, president of the Religious Freedom Institute, was on the ground and shares how the audience reacted. Plus: The Hudson Institute’s Blaise Misztal breaks down the tension between the United States and Iran as the leaders from both countries will be at the United Nations meetings this week. Also: Why President Trump's call with the leader of Ukraine has Democrats ramping up their cries for impeachment. And two Church leaders from the U.S. are given prominent roles in the upcoming Synod on the Amazon. What we know about the Holy Father’s picks.