Vatican Insider

Direct from the Eternal City, EWTN’s Joan Lewis speaks with Vatican officials and visitors about events affecting the Church and the world.
2022-07-03
Blythe Kaufman pt2
Back for Part II, my guest this week in the interview segment of “Vatican Insider” is Blythe Kaufman. Many of you know Blythe as the founder in 2011 of Children’s Rosary®, an International Prayer group movement for children. She is also a wife, mother of three, endodontist, and Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine! Blythe was recently in Rome with her son Asher to speak to Vatican officials about the Children’s Rosary International Prayer Group and, along with the rest of the family, they participated in the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome from June 22 through the 26th. This week Asher explains how a parish can set up a Children’s Rosary group.
2022-06-26
Blythe Kaufman
My guest this week in the interview segment of “Vatican Insider” is Blythe Kaufman, Many of you are probably familiar with Blythe, a wife, mother of three, endodontist, and Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. If that was not enough, she founded Children’s Rosary® in 2011, an International Prayer group movement for children. Blythe is in Rome with her son Asher to speak to Vatican officials about the Children’s Rosary International Prayer Group that she founded in 2011. They will also participate in the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome from June 22 through the 26th. This week and next, we talk about that as well as the Children’s Rosary, when founded, how it has spread, etc., and Asher explains how a parish can set up a Children’s Rosary group.
2022-06-19
Fr John Paul Mary pt 2
My guest this week in the interview segment of Vatican Insider is once again EWTN’s chaplain to staff, Fr. John Paul. He spends several weeks each year with the Rome bureau staff and last week he spoke about that visit and being a Missionary of Mercy. This week in Part II, he has especially meaningful words on being a confessor that will give you a new and wonderful idea about confession.
2022-06-12
Fr John Paul Mary pt 1
My guest this week in the interview segment of Vatican Insider is EWTN’s chaplain to staff, Fr. John Paul. He spends several weeks each year with the Rome bureau staff and this week and next, he’ll talk about that as well as his life as a Missionary of Mercy, with especially meaningful words on being a confessor. It will give you a new and wonderful idea about confessor priests. Next week he will tell us about the third international meeting of missionaries of mercy with Pope Francis.
2022-06-05
Warsaw Conference JPII legacy pt 2
This week, Joan begins with the news of the week from the Church around the world, including the announcement of the selection of new cardinals around the world and the Holy Father's visit to St Mary Major for the feast of the Visitation during which his Holiness prayed for peace in the Ukraine. After the news, we have the second part of Joan's conversation about the conference on St John Paul's legacy and natural human rights.
2022-05-27
JOAN GOES TO POLAND: ST JOHN PAUL, NATURAL LAW & HUMAN RIGHTS
Joan Lewis goes Warsaw attending a conference that focused on Pope St. John Paul’s Natural Law Legacy and International Human Rights. Her guests are John Czarnetzky, CEO and dean of the Ave Maria Law School, and Ron Rychlak, vice chair of the Board of Governors of this pre-eminent Catholic law school.
2022-05-22
Best of Sue Ferandin Augustine Educational Foundation
This week Joan Lewis presents a really special edition of Vatican Insider. Joan interviews Susan Ferandin of the Augustine Education Foundation whose mission is to work to make Catholic education more available to the families of Hawaii.
2022-05-15
Servant of God Joseph Dutton
In this week's Vatican Insider, Joan Lewis updates us on the recovery of Pope Francis and tells us about his calendar from the precious week. She describes how the pope met with wives of soldiers fighting in Mariupol and Phan Thi Kim Phuc who broke into the world's consciousness as the subject of a Pulitzer Prize winning photo as she desperately fled down a road while she was covered in napalm. After much more news from the Vatican, Joan discusses Joseph Dutton, a veteran of the American Civil War who eventually served as a missionary with St Damien of Molokai, whose feast was May 10. Listen to hear all this and much, much more!
2022-05-08
Brad Hahn CEO of Solidarity Health Share pt 2
Tune in to hear the second part of Joan's interview with Brad Hahn of Solidarity Health Share which helps members afford quality health care. Joan starts off the show with updates on the comings and goings of Pope Francis, as well as news of the Church around the world and in the Vatican.
2022-05-01
Brad Hahn Solidarity Healthshare pt 1
This week, Joan Lewis gives the latest news from Rome; including, but not limited to an update on Pope Francis' health, Pope Francis's Easter greetings to the Orthodox, and details on the Divine Mercy Celebration from the Vatican. Following the news, Joan begins her interview with Brad Hahn of Solidarity Healthshare, a ministry which helps people afford health care treatment.
2022-04-24
Best of Vicki Thorn
This week, Joan honors the memory of Project Rachel founder, Vicki Thorn. We play both parts of Joan's interview with Thorn who died Wednesday, April 20.
2022-04-10
Boland Brothers
In this week's Vatican Insider, Joan Lewis fills us in on the news of the Church around the world and in Rome. She highlights statements from Pope Francis on the Ukraine situation. After the news, stay tuned for Joan's interview of the Boland brothers, American priests who have done great work with Catholic Charities and other forms of service to God and His people.
2022-04-03
Special Edition: Apostolic Constitution on Curia Reform
This week, Joan follows up the news from the Church around the world and the Vatican with a special on the newly released apostolic constitution on Curia Reform.
2022-03-27
Anita Cadavid Pt2
On this show, Joan Lewis discusses this week's news from the Vatican and around the world, including Pope Francis' consecration of Russia and the Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. In the interview section, we hear the second half of Joan's discussion with Anita Cadavid.
2022-03-20
Anita Cadavid Pt 1
This week, join Joan Lewis, the Vatican insider, as she lays out the goings on in the Church and Rome in the last week. After the news, Joan has a special Q&A about the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Finally, Joan begins her interview of Anita Cadavid of the Institute of Higher Studies on Women.