Vatican Insider

Vatican Insider - 10/12/2019 - Canonization of John Henry Newman Pt. 2
Joan Lewis reviews the latest news concerning Pope Francis and the Vatican. Then she continues her conversation from last week with Sister Birgit Dechant, FSO of the International Center of Newman Friends in Rome – an expert on all things Cardinal John Henry Newman who becomes a saint of the Universal Church in Rome on October 13, 2019. Joan and Sister Birgit examine why Cardinal Newman was so exceptional, his life as an Anglican, his conversion, his impact on millions over his life and since his death, and more!
Vatican Insider - 10/05/2019 - Canonization of John Henry Newman
Joan Lewis reviews the latest news concerning Pope Francis and the Vatican. Her guest in the interview segment is Sister Birgit Dechant, FSO of the International Center of Newman Friends in Rome – an expert on all things Cardinal John Henry Newman who becomes a saint of the Universal Church in Rome on October 13, 2019. Joan and Sister Birgit look at many aspects of Newman’s life this weekend and next weekend – when he will be canonized in Rome – when Sister returns to Vatican Insider and they explore more of Newman's work, writings, influence as an Anglican and then as a Catholic, his legacy, the miracle that led to has canonization and much more! Thanks for listening to the Vatican Insider with Joan Lewis on EWTN Radio!
Vatican Insider - 09/29/2019 - Jesuit Refugee Service Pt. 2
On this week’s Vatican Insider, Joan Lewis reviews the latest in Vatican news, then continues her interview with Jesuit Fr. Tom Smolich, the international director of JRS, Jesuit Refugee Service. He has riveting stories about the JRS, where it serves, who the Jesuits and their countless volunteers help and how we should get to know and better understand who refugees actually are. Thanks for listening to the Vatican Insider with Joan Lewis on EWTN Radio!
Vatican Insider - 09/21/2019 - Jesuit Refugee Service
On this week’s Vatican Insider, Joan Lewis reviews the latest in Vatican news, then interviews Jesuit Fr. Tom Smolich, the international director of JRS, Jesuit Refugee Service. He has riveting stories about the JRS, explaining its history, where it serves, who the Jesuits and their countless volunteers help and how we should get to know and better understand who refugees actually are. Thanks for listening to the Vatican Insider with Joan Lewis on EWTN Radio!
Vatican Insider - 09/07/2019 - (BEST OF) Ben Crockett
BEST OF. On this week’s Vatican Insider, Joan Lewis reviews the latest in Vatican news. Also, listen to Joan's conversation with EWTN Rome intern and Harvard University graduate Ben Crockett. Thanks for listening to the Vatican Insider with Joan Lewis on EWTN Radio!
Vatican Insider - 08/31/2019 - (BEST OF) The Making of a Papal Trip
BEST OF. Encore of a behind the scenes in the making of a papal trip, as Pope Francis leaves on Sept 4 for Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius.
Vatican Insider - 08/24/2019 - Augustine Educational Foundation
BEST OF. Joan talks with Sue Ferandin, the vibrant and wonderfully caring executive director in Hawaii of AEF – the Augustine Educational Foundation – a foundation whose mission is to make Catholic education more affordable for families in Hawaii.
Vatican Insider - 08/17/2019 - (BEST OF) Fr. Benedict Croell, O.P.
BEST OF. Joan talks with Fr. Benedict Croell, O.P., Director of Development and Mission Advancement at the Angelicum in Rome.
Vatican Insider - 08/10/2019 - A Visit With Two Rangers
Joan covers the latest in Vatican news, then speaks with Franziska from Cologne, Germany and Alexandra from Warsaw, Poland, two young ladies who were just in Rome for the August 3 meeting that Pope Francis had with an estimated 5,000 participants of Euromoot, an international Catholic scout gathering attended by boys and girls aged 16 to 21 coming from 20 nations. Franziska and Alexandra, as all the scouts who came to Rome, belong to the International Union of the Guides and Scouts of Europe (UISGE) and both work with UISGE in the communications field. Euromoot is scout jargon for an international gathering of Rangers (Girl Guides and Girl Scouts) and Rovers (Boy Scouts). So join Joan on Vatican Insider and you’ll meet two Rangers of the scouting movement!
Vatican Insider - 08/03/2019 - Emanuela Orlandi Disappearance
Joan covers the latest in Vatican News, then gives a special presentation on the Emanuela Orlandi disappearance – a mystery that has stumped a family, Vatican City officials and Italian officials for 36 years - a mystery that deepened with some events this summer.
Vatican Insider - 07/27/2019 - Sheen Canonization Cause Pt. 2
Joan covers the latest in Vatican News, then Part II of her conversation with Msgr. Richard Soseman of the Diocese of Peoria in Illinois. He is the vice postulator for the cause for canonization of Venerable Servant of God Abp. Fulton Sheen. You won’t want to miss this!
Vatican Insider - 07/20/2019 - Vatican News / Sheen Canonization Cause
Joan covers the latest in Vatican News. Then she speaks with Msgr. Richard Soseman of the Diocese of Peoria in Illinois. He is the vice postulator for the cause for canonization of Venerable Servant of God Abp. Fulton Sheen. You won’t want to miss this!
Vatican Insider - 07/13/2019 - Vatican News / CHARIS Part 2
Joan reviews the latest on news in the Vatican then continues her conversation with Tammie Stevens on the Catholic Charismatic Renewal and the newly inaugurated CHARIS – Catholic Charismatic Renewal International Service – an institution willed by Pope Francis and linked to the Vatican. Who are Charismatics and what is a charism? What is the role of the Holy Spirit in this movement? Tammie helps us clear up some more misconceptions about Charismatics.
Vatican Insider - 07/06/2019 - Vatican News / CHARIS
Joan reviews the latest in Vatican news, then interviews Tammie Stevens of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. They discuss the newly inaugurated CHARIS – Catholic Charismatic Renewal International Service – an institution willed by Pope Francis and linked to the Vatican. Who are Charismatics? What is a charism? What is the role of the Holy Spirit in this movement? Tammie helps us clear up some misconceptions about Charismatics. She just finished a period of work in Rome for the movement and talks about that as well.
Vatican Insider - 06/29/2019 - Vatican News / ACCU Pt. II
In this week’s Vatican Insider, Joan reviews the latest in Vatican news. Then listen to Part II of Joan's interview of Michael Galligan-Stierle, Ph.D., President and CEO of ACCU, the Washington DC based Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities. They discuss the annual June ACCU seminar in Rome for university and college presidents, and much more!