EWTN PRO-LIFE WEEKLY

Every week, Catherine Hadro and a team of pro-life experts shine the light of truth on abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, and the culture of death.
2021-10-15 02:00:00 UTC
| FULL EPISODE – Daniel Cameron at SCOTUS, Eric Schmitt, Billie Eilish’s Abortion Statement
The Supreme Court this week took on an abortion case to decide whether Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron can defend his state’s dismemberment abortion ban – Daniel Cameron joins us in studio to discuss the case and oral arguments. We speak about the important role of pro-life state attorney generals and this Supreme Court term with Susan B. Anthony List’s Prudence Robertson and The Heritage Foundation’s policy analyst Melanie Israel. Singer Billie Eilish slams Texas’ heartbeat law during an Austin concert – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And we’re joined by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt who tells us how he’s working to protect babies in the womb with Down syndrome as we commemorate Down Syndrome Awareness Month this October. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-10-08 02:00:00 UTC
| FULL EPISODE – Rep. Virginia Foxx, Archbishop Cordileone, Abortion Trauma
Following the House passage of the Women’s Health Protection Act and a Capitol Hill hearing on abortion – we speak with Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) for her pro-life response to these extreme pro-abortion measures. A pro-life OB/GYN from Texas, Dr. Ingrid Skop of the Charlotte Lozier Institute, testified on Capitol Hill about the Texas Heartbeat Law – she tells us what her message was to lawmakers. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of the Archdiocese of San Francisco is calling on Catholics to pray Rosaries and send roses to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi – he tells us more about this new prayer initiative. A number of prominent celebrities joined thousands of protestors for the pro-abortion Women’s March – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And the group Support After Abortion is hosting the first-of-its-kind conference specifically for men healing from trauma, including trauma associated with abortion – we speak with one of the featured conference speakers, Jeff Joaquin, about his abortion story and how he found healing. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-10-01 02:00:00 UTC
| FULL EPISODE – Katrina Jackson, Marilyn Musgrave, Pregnancy Loss Awareness
Louisiana State Senator Katrina Jackson, a prominent pro-life Democrat, responds to claims the Hyde amendment is racist. We’re joined by the Hon. Marilyn Musgrave, vice president of government affairs for the Susan B. Anthony List, to hear more about the history of Hyde and why there’s the pro-life push to protect it today. The dating app OkCupid announces a new feature promoting abortion – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And as we prepare for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month in October, we introduce you to Life Perspective’s Michaelene Fredenburg who is shattering the silence around pregnancy loss. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-09-24 02:00:00 UTC
| FULL EPISODE – Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch, Marjorie Dannenfelser, Amy Howe
The Supreme Court sets a December 1st date for the Mississippi abortion case – we’re joined in studio by Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch. She shares how she’s preparing for oral arguments and why she says it’s time for Roe v. Wade to be overturned. We preview the upcoming Dobbs case with Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser and Amy Howe, Supreme Court expert and co-founder of SCOTUSBlog.com. Google cancels pro-life ads about abortion pill reversal – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And we tell you about the pro-life push for the “Value Them Both” amendment in Kansas – we’re joined by Peter Northcott, executive director of Kansans for Life, and Brittany Jones, director of policy and engagement for Kansas Family Voice. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-09-17 02:00:00 UTC
| FULL EPISODE – Governor Kevin Stitt, Rep. Stephanie Bice, Br. Columba Thomas, O.P.
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt is celebrating nine new pro-life laws in his state – we speak with him directly about how he views his role in the pro-life movement. Representative Stephanie Bice (R-OK) is a Catholic congresswoman – she reacts to the pro-life momentum in Oklahoma and how she plans to defend life on Capitol Hill. Plus, Sue Liebel of the Susan B. Anthony Lists puts the role of pro-life governors and state politics into perspective for us. A few guests tried to dress up abortion at this week’s Met Gala – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And Br. Columba Thomas, O.P. – a Dominican friar and physician – tells us about how his new book “The Art of Dying” helps prepare Catholics to defend their dignity at the end of their life. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-09-10 02:00:00 UTC
| FULL EPISODE – Texas Heartbeat Law, Senator Rick Scott, Pro-Life Cause for Sainthood
As Texas becomes the first state to enact a Heartbeat Law – we speak with the author and sponsor of the law, Texas State Senator Bryan Hughes. Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) explains the latest Democratic attacks against the Hyde amendment. We break down all the pro-life headlines, including President Biden’s response to the Texas Heartbeat Law, with Susan B. Anthony List’s Prudence Robertson and National Catholic Register’s Lauretta Brown. A number of prominent dating apps and ride-sharing apps are slamming Texas’ Heartbeat Law – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out.’ And Pope Francis recently advanced the sainthood cause of a modern Italian mother who sacrificed her life to save her unborn child’s – we introduce you to the story of Venerable Maria Cristina Cella Mocellin. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-09-03 02:00:00 UTC
| FULL EPISODE – Bishop Olmsted, Abortion Pill Push, Pope Francis’ Pro-Life Message
A group of Democrat lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee are pressuring the FDA to permanently loosen abortion pill restrictions – we speak with Rep. Michael Cloud (R-Texas) for his reaction, followed by more pro-life analysis from Susan B. Anthony List’s Prudence Robertson. Bishop Thomas Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix is asking Catholics to prayerfully consider getting vaccinated, while maintaining there should be conscience exemptions – hear what he tells us about COVID-19 vaccines and forming our conscience. The pro-life movie “Unplanned” premiered on French television for the first time and stirred up controversy – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And in a new video, Pope Francis shares a powerful pro-life message to expecting mothers. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-08-27 02:00:00 UTC
| FULL EPISODE – David Daleiden, Christopher Kaczor, Live Action’s Life Awards Gala
Anchored out of EWTN’s West Coast studio in Garden Grove, California – we speak with David Daleiden of the Center for Medical Progress about his claims a federally-funded research project at the University of Pittsburgh uses organs extracted from live fetuses. We discuss these claims of fetal experimentation – and the bioethical concerns - with David Prentice, Ph.D. of the Charlotte Lozier Institute. We’re joined by Christopher Kaczor, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, to discuss the ethics of abortion and how to respond to common abortion arguments. An MSNBC op-ed compares pro-life lawmakers to the Taliban – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And we take you to Live Action’s second annual Life Awards Gala in southern California where three pro-life leaders were recognized for th pro-life impact they’ve made on our culture. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-08-20 02:00:00 UTC
EWTN PRO-LIFE WEEKLY | SPECIAL EDITION – Pro-Life Reponses to Abortion Arguments
In a special edition of EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, we look at pro-life responses to common pro-abortion arguments. Leah Darrow, former model turned Catholic speaker, responds to the common abortion claim “My Body, My Choice.” We introduce you to Contend Projects, a nonprofit that educates others about the scientific reality of when life begins in the womb. In a powerful interview, Jennifer Christie opens up to us about choosing life for her son after she was raped. And we speak with the creators of a movie that explains the dangerous history of contraception. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-08-13 02:00:00 UTC
EWTN PRO-LIFE WEEKLY | FULL EPISODE – Scott Walker, Roger Severino, Alta Fixsler, Mary’s Shelter
Former HHS official Roger Severino reacts to the DOJ’s dismissal of a Catholic nurse’s conscience violation case – hear what he says about HHS Secretary Becerra’s role in the matter. Prudence Robertson, communications associate for the Susan B. Anthony List shares why conscience rights are crucial for the pro-life movement, and brings us up to speed with important Senate pro-life votes this week. Former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker explains what the pro-life issue means to him – and why governors play a vital role in advancing a Culture of Life. The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a parents appeal to keep their 2-year-old daughter on life-saving treatment – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’ on the Alta Fixsler case. And we take you to Mary’s Shelter, a special Virginia maternity home that cares for mothers and their children at no cost. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-08-06 02:00:00 UTC
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly | FULL EPISODE – New Abortion Study, Planned Parenthood Revelations, Conscience Rights Violation
A new study reveals that U.S. abortion laws are extreme compared to Europe and global norms – we dig into the research and preview the upcoming Supreme Court abortion case with Charlotte Lozier Institute president Chuck Donovan and Susan B. Anthony List’s vice president of communications Mallory Quigley. The former president of Planned Parenthood, Dr. Leana Wen, reveals shocking claims about her time in the abortion industry – we get reaction on her recent book from Sue Thayer, a former Planned Parenthood manager who today is a pro-life advocate. MSNBC smears pro-lifers and Justice Amy Coney Barrett – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And the DOJ has dismissed a case involving a Catholic nurse who says she was forced to participate in an abortion – we discuss what this signals about conscience rights with Christ Medicus Foundation executive director Louis Brown. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-07-30 02:00:00 UTC
| FULL EPISODE – Senator Steve Daines, Erika Bachiochi, NFP Awareness Week
Senator Steve Daines (R-Montana) introduced a new bill to defund public colleges and universities that provide on-campus abortions – we speak with him directly and then hear from Marilyn Musgrave, vice president of government affairs for the Susan B. Anthony List, for more analysis and her take on top pro-life headlines. We’re joined by Erika Bachiochi, a Catholic legal scholar, to discuss her new book “The Rights of Women” and to hear how abortion got connected to the feminist movement. Marie Claire magazine is pushing for more abortions in TV and film – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And this Natural Family Planning Awareness Week we’re joined by Dr. Naomi Whittaker, an OB/GYN and NaProTechnology Surgeon, to discuss the medical advantages to practicing NFP. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-07-23 02:00:00 UTC
EWTN PRO-LIFE WEEKLY | FULL EPISODE – George P. Bush, Texas Abortion Law, Fr. Fidelis Moscinski, CFR.
Abortion groups in Texas filed a federal lawsuit against Texas’ new heartbeat law – George P. Bush, who is running for Texas Attorney General, reacts to the case and tells us how he would fight for the state’s pro-life laws if elected. We’re then joined by Texas Values president Jonathan Saenz and Susan B. Anthony List’s state policy director Sue Liebel for a deep-dive into Texas’ pro-life law and other recent legislative wins. 12 Catholic Democrats in a House Committee voted against the Hyde amendment last week – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’ and shares who those lawmakers are. Photos of pro-abortion protestors yelling in the face of a Franciscan Friar recently went viral – we speak with Fr. Fidelis Moscinski, CFR about how he maintains his peace amidst pro-abortion hate. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-07-16 02:00:00 UTC
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly July 15, 2021 | FULL EPISODE – Rep. Ashley Hinson, Terry Beatley, Prince Harry
A House subcommittee has repealed the Hyde amendment in their spending budget proposal – we get reaction from Rep. Ashley Hinson of Iowa, who sits on the key House Appropriations Committee. Autumn Christensen, federal policy director for the Susan B. Anthony List, breaks down why this budget proposal is especially alarming for pro-lifers. Terry Beatley, president of the Hosea Initiative, is on a mission to educate others about how the abortion industry deceived Catholics into supporting pro-abortion politicians. A UK charity awards Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for deciding to have only two children – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And Biking for Babies held their 12th National Ride this week to raise money for pregnancy resource centers – we speak directly with Nikki Biese, the group’s executive director. EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.
2021-07-09 02:00:00 UTC
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-07-08 | FULL EPISODE
Representative Jeff Fortenberry, a Catholic congressman, referenced Pope Francis in a powerful speech against the funding of abortions abroad – we speak with him directly. Prudence Robertson, communications associate for the Susan B. Anthony List, brings us the latest about the budget battle on Capitol Hill over the Hyde amendment. Iowa’s Supreme Court ruled the state may bar Planned Parenthood from sex education grant program – Monica Cline, a former Title X Planned Parenthood-educated sex education instructor – puts this news into perspective for us. Planned Parenthood dodges the truth of an Olympic champion’s abortion trauma – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And Leah Jacobson, a mother of seven and founder of Guiding Star Project, tells us about her new book “Wholistic Feminism” EWTN Pro-Life Weekly with Catherine Hadro airs on EWTN every Thursday night at 10 pm ET. It re-airs on Sundays at 10:30 am and Tuesdays at 1:30 pm ET.