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.
2021-07-23
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
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A House subcommittee has repealed the Hyde amendment in their spending budget proposal – we get reaction from Rep.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
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.
2021-07-02
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-07-01 | FULL EPISODE – Rep. Chris Smith, Dr. Christina Francis
The House Pro-Life Caucus and Republican leadership are calling for House Democrats to consider a bill to make the Hyde amendment permanent – we speak with Representative Chris Smith to hear about his legislation H.R. 18. Mallory Quigley, vice president of communications for the Susan B. Anthony List, breaks down the ongoing budget battle on Capitol Hill and what insights we can glean from new abortion polling. Pop singer Britney Spears claims she’s been forced to wear an IUD against her will – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’ against forced contraception. We spotlight Dr. Christina Francis, chairman of the board of AAPLOG, to hear the important mission pro-life OB/GYN’s have to protect both their patients: mother and child. 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.
2021-06-25
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-06-24 | FULL EPISODE – Rep. Michelle Fischbach, Bishop Kevin Rhoades
The House Pro-Life Caucus has appointed two new female co-chairs – we introduce you to Representative Michelle Fischbach (R-Minn) to hear her pro-life priorities in her new leadership role, followed by a pro-life look at the headlines with Hon. Marilyn Musgrave of the Susan B. Anthony List. The U.S. Bishops voted 75% in favor of drafting a document on the Eucharist – we discuss what the upcoming document will mean for pro-abortion politicians like President Joe Biden with Bishop Kevin Rhoades, the Chairman of the USCCB’s Doctrine Committee. Two “abortion doulas” have released a children’s book on abortion – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And we highlight a creative way the Canadian pro-life group Choice42 is showing how moms truly are superheroes. 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.
2021-06-18
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-06-10 | FULL EPISODE – Archbishop Naumann, Dr. Ben Carson, Melissa Ohden
The U.S. Bishops virtually meet this week for their first General Assembly since President Joe Biden took office. We speak with Archbishop Joseph Naumann, USCCB’s Pro-Life Chair, about his priorities, reaction to Biden’s actions on abortion, and the topic of Eucharistic coherence. We’re then joined by Matthew Bunson, Ph.D – Executive Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of EWTN News – and Prudence Robertson of the Susan B. Anthony List for continued Catholic and pro-life analysis. In Part 2 of our interview, Dr. Ben Carson opens up about how his time as a pediatric neurosurgeon shaped and strengthened his pro-life views. Abortion numbers reached record levels in England and Wales last year – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And abortion attempt survivor Melissa Ohden gave powerful testimony on Capitol Hill this week against a pro-abortion bill– she joins us with more. 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.
2021-06-11
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-06-10 | FULL EPISODE – Senator Mike Braun, Ben Carson, Leah Darrow
A group of pro-life lawmakers push for an end to animal-human hybrids – we speak with Catholic Senator Mike Braun of Indiana to hear his efforts to ban chimera research and dive into its ethical concerns with Dr. David Prentice of the Charlotte Lozier Institute. Dr. Ben Carson, former HUD Secretary and founder of American Cornerstone Institute, reacts to the Biden-Harris administration’s actions on abortion. Multiple networks have rejected a pro-life commercial – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And after a high school valedictorian goes viral for her pro-abortion speech - Leah Darrow responds with hope and truth. 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.
2021-06-04
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-06-03 | FULL EPISODE
Debate among U.S. Catholic bishops over whether or not to issue a statement on Eucharistic coherence continues ahead of their Spring meeting this month – Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of the Archdiocese of San Francisco joins us on the importance of discussing the sanctity of the Eucharist amid the scandal of pro-abortion Catholic politicians. President Biden gutted his budget proposal of the longstanding Hyde amendment – Representative Kat Cammack (R-FL) slams the taxpayer funding of abortion and Autumn Christensen, federal policy director for the Susan B. Anthony List, explains what’s next in the budget battle and whether Congress can still include pro-life protections. A recent Rolling Stone magazine article falsely claimed babies in early fetal development don’t have hearts – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And a maternity home for homeless pregnant women recently celebrated the birth of more than 100 babies – we tell you more about LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home. 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.
2021-05-28
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-05-27 | FULL EPISODE
President Biden is expected to release his budget proposal any day now and pro-lifers are preparing for it to be a Capitol Hill budget battle over the Hyde amendment and other longstanding pro-life riders. We speak with Representative Jeff Fortenberry about the role he’ll play on the House Appropriations Committee and Marilyn Musgrave of the Susan B. Anthony List breaks it all down for us. Former Super Bowl champion Benjamin Watson and his wife Kirsten give their advice on how to build a culture of life and share their thoughts on how we can address the disproportionate maternal mortality rate for Black women. CNN anchor Chris Cuomo recently painted pro-lifers as anti-science – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And as National Foster Care Month comes to an end, we speak with Focus on the Family’s Dr. Sharen Ford about the urgent need for foster families following the COVID-19 pandemic. 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.
2021-05-21
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-05-20 | FULL EPISODE
The Supreme Court announced it will take up a landmark abortion case centered on Mississippi’s law banning abortion at 15 weeks – Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves reacts to the major news. We’re joined by John Bursch of Alliance Defending Freedom and Mallory Quigley of the Susan B. Anthony List for legal and pro-life analysis of the significance of this case. HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra dodged and denied questions on the federal partial-birth abortion ban – Representative Gus Bilirakis of Florida pressed him on the issue and joins us from Capitol Hill with his reaction. Popular Hulu TV series The Handmaid’s Tale recently portrayed pro-life pregnancy care centers in a false and deceptive light – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out.’ And Montse Alvarado, host of EWTN News In Depth, recently traveled to New York City to speak with The Sisters of Life as they shared their mission to protect 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.
2021-05-14
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-05-13 | FULL EPISODE
Bishop Thomas Olmsted, Diocese of Phoenix, is weighing in on the debate about Holy Communion and pro-abortion politicians. We speak with him directly, followed by pro-life reaction from Susan B. Anthony List’s Prudence Robertson. The U.S. birth rate has fallen to its lowest on record – Steven Mosher, president of Population Research Institute, tells us why this could spell a demographic disaster. An arsonist set fire to a pro-life pregnancy care center in Illinois – we share the details and Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out.’ And an Ohio mother is fighting to protect premature babies after her own family’s tragedy. 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.
2021-05-07
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-05-06 | FULL EPISODE – Gov. Gianforte, Bishop Coffey, Lila Rose
In a pro-life surge – more than 530 pro-life bills have been introduced at the state-level this year alone. We look at the pro-life efforts in Montana with Governor Greg Gianforte (R-Montana), who last week signed three pro-life bills into law, and hear from Mallory Quigley of the Susan B. Anthony List for her analysis on this pro-life trend. Bishop Joseph Coffey of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA tells us he’s committed to praying every day for President Joe Biden to convert on the abortion issue. New reporting reveals that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spent months hiding the COVID-19 nursing home death toll – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And Live Action founder and president Lila Rose releases her first book “Fighting for Life” – hear how the pro-life leader is helping others to also discover their calling. 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.
2021-04-30
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-04-29 | FULL EPISODE – President Joe Biden’s First 100 Days
President Joe Biden marks his first 100 days in the White House following his first joint address to Congress – we discuss Biden’s actions on abortion so far with pro-life Democrat and former U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski. EWTN News Nightly’s White House correspondent Owen Jensen tells us how the White House has been spinning the second Catholic president’s aggressive abortion agenda so far – followed by analysis and reaction from Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser. Stanford University is under fire over experiments involving aborted fetal tissue – Catherine Hadro shares the details and ‘Speaks Out’. The National Prayer Luncheon for Life prepares to award a major grant to one pro-life group – we preview the event with Heroic Media’s Karen Garnett. 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.
2021-04-23
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-04-22 | FULL EPISODE
The Biden-Harris administration has taken several recent actions to expand abortion, including the FDA now allowing abortion pills through the mail during the Coronavirus pandemic. We discuss these headlines and the Biden-Harris administration’s recent push to expand abortion with Dr. Donna Harrison of American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG), Susan B. Anthony List’s Autumn Christensen, and Human Coalition’s Rev. Dean Nelson. With the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine temporarily paused over blood clot concerns, we examine how hormonal contraception carries a much higher risk for blood clots with Dr. Monique Ruberu, a Catholic and pro-life OB-GYN. Planned Parenthood has added a slate of new faith leaders to its Clergy Advocacy Board – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And Claire Culwell, a twin abortion survivor, is releasing her first book about her life’s journey of finding out she’s an abortion survivor and her message of mercy today. 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.
2021-04-16
EWTN Pro-Life Weekly 2021-04-15 | FULL EPISODE
The Supreme Court will consider whether Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron can defend the state’s pro-life law – we’re joined by Daniel Cameron to hear more on the case and his pro-life views, followed by analysis from Susan B. Anthony List’s Mallory Quigley. A mother in the United Kingdom is in disbelief after the U.K’s High Court ruled life support for her 5-year-old daughter can be removed – Wesley J. Smith of the Discovery Institute speaks to us about the Pippa Knight case in the U.K. A co-host of ABC’s “The View” makes an odd argument for abortion during a debate on COVID-19 passports – Catherine Hadro ‘Speaks Out’. And a Catholic couple with 14 kids has no debt – Rob and Sam Fatzinger have a new book with their tips on how to say yes to life, and no to debt. 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.