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Each week, Raymond Arroyo challenges viewers with important political and cultural reporting and analysis of a wide variety of topics of interest to Catholics and people of faith.
2022-05-12
CARDINAL ZEN ARRESTED, JIMMY LAI HONORED, CHURCHES ATTACKED, 75 YEARS!
CARDINAL ZEN ARRESTED NINA SHEA, director of The Center for Religious Freedom on the arrest this week of Cardinal Joseph Zen by Communist Chinese authorities. JIMMY LAI HONORED SEBASTIAN LAI, businessman and son of the incarcerated Chinese dissident Jimmy Lai on the occasion of an honorary degree bestowed on Mr. Lai by The Catholic University of America. CHURCHES ATTACKED BILL DONOHUE, president of The Catholic League, and TODD HULSEY, counterterrorism expert and former FBI agent discuss the attacks on Catholic churches in the US following the controversial leaked draft opinion pertaining to Roe vs. Wade from the US Supreme Court. 75 YEARS! FR. DAVID GUFFEY, national director of Family Theater Productions in Los Angeles on the 75th anniversary of the founding of the pioneering Catholic media organization.
2022-05-05
LEAKED SCOTUS DRAFT, FUTURE OF ROE v. WADE, BIDEN ON ABORTION, CALMING THE STORM
LEAKED SCOTUS DRAFT ANGIE THOMAS, associate director of Louisiana Right to Life, and CARRIE SEVERINO, president of The Judicial Crisis Network discuss the latest news from the Supreme Court and the leak of a draft document suggesting Roe v. Wade may be overturned. FUTURE OF ROE v. WADE REP. CHRIS SMITH (R-NJ), US Congressman & co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus weighs in on how Congress might react if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. BIDEN ON ABORTION MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILEONE, archbishop of San Francisco reacts to Catholic US President Joe Biden's comments on abortion in the wake of the Supreme Court controversy. CALMING THE STORM FR. GERALD MURRAY, priest of the Archdiocese of New York and canon lawyer discusses the news of the week and his new book, Calming the Storm: Navigating the Crisis Facing the Catholic Church and Society.
2022-04-28
Give to Live, Coach Kennedy, The Scandal of Holiness
Highlights from the GIVE TO LIVE benefit held in Los Angeles recently for the persecuted Christian communities in the Middle East, moderated by RAYMOND ARROYO and featuring MEL GIBSON, CHALDEAN BISHOP MICHEL KASSARJI of Beirut, FR. ANDRE MAHANNA, NINA SHEA, AMBASSADOR SAM BROWNBACK, and STEPHEN RASCHE. JOSEPH KENNEDY, former assistant football coach at Bremerton High School in Washington State fired for praying with students on the field, and his attorney JEREMY DYS discuss their religious freedom case currently being argued before the US Supreme Court. JESSICA HOOTEN WILSON, scholar in residence at the University of Dallas talks about the the literary power of the saints and her new book, The Scandal of Holiness.
2022-04-21
THE GERMAN SYNOD ON NOTICE, UNEXPECTED BLESSINGS, SPEAKING OUT AGAINST CHINA, CHINA'S ZERO COVID STRATEGY
THE GERMAN SYNOD ON NOTICE EDWARD PENTIN, Rome Correspondent for The National Catholic Register and PHILP LAWLER, editor of Catholic World News discuss the big stories of the week in Vatican & Church news. UNEXPECTED BLESSINGS ROMA DOWNEY, TV producer and author talks about her new book, Unexpected Blessings: 90 Inspirations to Nourish Your Soul and Open Your Heart. SPEAKING OUT AGAINST CHINA FR. VINCENT WOO, JCL, priest of the Diocese of Hong Kong and NINA SHEA, director of The Center for Religious Freedom, discuss Communist China's ongoing crackdown on religious liberty in mainland China and and Hong Kong. CHINA'S ZERO COVID STRATEGY STEVEN MOSHER, president of The Population Research Institute and author of Bully of Asia talks about Communist China's Zero-COVID strategy and its effect on the world's economy.
2022-04-14
| FR. STU EXCLUSIVE, WANDERER MUSICAL, MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS & More
FR. STU EXCLUSIVE RAYMOND ARROYO's EXCLUSIVE interview with MARK WAHLBERG, MEL GIBSON and screenwriter/director ROSALIND ROSS about their inspirational and very personal new film, FATHER STU in theatres on Wednesday, April 13.. THE WANDERER MUSICAL DION DiMUCCI, singer-songwriter-musician and member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame talks about The Wanderer, a hit new stage musical based on his amazing life and career. MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS OF THE BIBLE SHANNON BREAM, author and chief legal correspondent for FOX News shares her new book, The Mothers & Daughters of the Bible Speak: Lessons on Faith from Nine Biblical Families. "SECRET" MEETING IN CHICAGO? ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org reports from Rome on the latest news from the Vatican...including the new Ukrainian ambassador to the Vatican and a "secret" meeting of church leaders in Chicago aiming to target so-called "opposition" to Pope Francis.
2022-04-07
FR. STU EXCLUSIVE, THE WANDERER MUSICAL, MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS OF THE BIBLE, "SECRET" MEETING IN CHICAGO?
FR. STU EXCLUSIVE RAYMOND ARROYO's EXCLUSIVE interview with MARK WAHLBERG, MEL GIBSON and screenwriter/director ROSALIND ROSS about their inspirational and very personal new film, FATHER STU in theatres on Wednesday, April 13.. THE WANDERER MUSICAL DION DiMUCCI, singer-songwriter-musician and member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame talks about The Wanderer, a hit new stage musical based on his amazing life and career. MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS OF THE BIBLE SHANNON BREAM, author and chief legal correspondent for FOX News shares her new book, The Mothers & Daughters of the Bible Speak: Lessons on Faith from Nine Biblical Families. "SECRET" MEETING IN CHICAGO? ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org reports from Rome on the latest news from the Vatican...including the new Ukrainian ambassador to the Vatican and a "secret" meeting of church leaders in Chicago aiming to target so-called "opposition" to Pope Francis.
2022-03-31
IRAN NUKE DEAL, CHRISTIANS in the HOLY LAND, CLASSIC FR. NEUHAUS, THE POWER OF THE SAINTS
IRAN NUKE DEAL WALID PHARES, Middle-east and US foreign policy expert joins us to discuss the ongoing Russia - Ukraine conflict, the attempts by the US and its allies to revive the Iran Nuclear Deal and the rise in terror attacks in Israel. CHRISTIANS in the HOLY LAND FR. PETER VASKO, O.F.M., President of The Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land with an update on the Christian presence in the Holy Land. CLASSIC FR. NEUHAUS FR. RICHARD JOHN NEUHAUS, in an ENCORE of a classic World Over interview, FR. NEUHAUS discusses his book, Death on a Friday Afternoon: Meditations on the Last Words of Jesus from the Cross. THE POWER OF THE SAINTS JESSICA HOOTEN WILSON, scholar in residence at the University of Dallas talks about the the literary power of the saints and her new book, The Scandal of Holiness.
2022-03-24
UKRAINE UPDATE, CONSECRATION of RUSSIA & UKRAINE, MITCH ALBOM
UKRAINE UPDATE MICHAEL BOCIURKIW, global affairs analyst and senior fellow at the Atlantic Council joins us from Lviv with an update on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. CONSECRATION of RUSSIA & UKRAINE FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer, priest of the Archdiocese of New York and contributor to TheCatholicThing.org MITCH ALBOM MITCH ALBOM, New York Times bestselling author and journalist discusses his recent novel, The Stranger in the Lifeboat.
2022-03-17
EXEMPTION GRANTED!, APOSTOLIC NUNCIO, PAPAL POSSE, PROSPECTS FOR PEACE
EXEMPTION GRANTED! SR. DEIRDRE BYRNE, retired army colonel, surgeon and superior of the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts in Washington, DC joins us with an update on the status of her lawsuit against the District of Columbia for denying her a religious exemption to the COVID vaccine mandate. APOSTOLIC NUNCIO ARCHBISHOP VISVALDAS KULBOKAS, Apostolic Nuncio to Ukraine joins us from Kiev with an on-the-ground perspective of the Russian invasion, and the Pope's plan to consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. PAPAL POSSE ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York joins us with analysis of the big news of the week including the Pope's call with Moscow Patriarch Kirill and a mysterious memorandum making the rounds in Rome about the next Conclave. PROSPECTS FOR PEACE DR. DON JENSEN, director for Russia and Europe at the U.S. Institute of Peace and REP. CHRIS SMITH, US Congressman from New Jersey and Senior Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs discuss the latest on the US response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
2022-03-10
The World Over with Raymond Arroyo | Thursday, March 10, 2022
THE FAITHFUL in UKRAINE ARCHBISHOP BORYS GUDZIAK, of the Archeparchy of Philadelphia of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church RETURNS to the World Over with an update on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the impact on the Ukrainian faithful. PUTIN'S WAR STRATEGY BILL ROGGIO, senior fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) on the strategy employed by Russia in the invasion of Ukraine and Ukraine's response. SUING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SR. DEIRDRE "DeDe" BYRNE, retired army colonel, surgeon and superior of the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts in Washington, DC discusses her lawsuit against the District of Columbia for denying her a religious exemption to the COVID vaccine mandate. THE US & the WEST ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org joins us with analysis of the US and the West's moral standing in the world as they deal with the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
2022-03-03
UKRAINE INVASION & the CHURCH, PUTIN'S ASSAULT on UKRAINE, ANGEL STUDIOS, MARDI GRAS!
ARCHBISHOP BORYS GUDZIAK, of the Archeparchy of Philadelphia of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church talks about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the condition of the Ukrainian faithful. STEVEN MOSHER, president of the Population Research Institute joins us with analysis of how the Russian invasion of Ukraine is being viewed by other countries around the world including China, and the NATO/US response.
2022-02-17
INVALID BAPTISMS in AZ?, DEFEATING the CANCEL CULTURE
INVALID BAPTISMS in AZ? ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY join us with analysis of the big news of the week, including the thousands of invalid baptisms performed by a priest in the Diocese of Phoenix, AZ. DEFEATING the CANCEL CULTURE MATT SCHLAPP, Chairman of the Amercian Conservative Union and DEAL HUDSON host of Church & Culture on Ave Maria Radio talk about their new book, The Desecrators: Defeating the Cancel Culture Mob and Reclaiming One Nation Under God.
2022-02-10
WAHLBERG's FATHER STU, WORLD OVER SYNOD, 25 YEARS
WAHLBERG's FATHER STU RAYMOND ARROYO's EXCLUSIVE interview with actor/producer MARK WAHLBERG about his inspirational and very personal new film, FATHER STU, due in theatres on Good Friday, April 15. WORLD OVER SYNOD FATHER PETER STRAVINSKAS, theologian and editor of The Catholic Response, & CHAD PECKNOLD, professor of theology at Catholic University of America, discuss the Synod on Synodality and the response from WORLD OVER viewers about what THEY believe should be the major issues discussed at the Synod. 25 YEARS 25 Years of The World Over...Some special moments from the great authors we’ve featured over the past 25 years.
2022-02-03
US STRIKE IN SYRIA, CATHOLIC "FACT CHECKING", TLM in the UK, SPIRITUAL EXCELLENCE
US STRIKE IN SYRIA WALID PHARES, Middle-east and US foreign policy expert joins us to discuss the Russia - Ukraine conflict, the security crisis as the southern US border, and much more. CATHOLIC "FACT CHECKING" FR. TAD PACHOLCZYK, director of education for The National Catholic Bioethics Center on Catholic "fact checking", conscience rights in healthcare and other bio-ethical concerns. TLM in the UK DAMIAN THOMPSON associate editor of The Spectator (UK) discusses the latest developments in Vatican's financial corruption trial, the restrictions placed on the Traditional Latin Mass in the UK, and the important church news of the week. SPIRITUAL EXCELLENCE DEACON RICHARD EASON, attorney and permanent deacon in the Archdiocese of New Orleans shares his new book, Spiritual Excellence: The Path to Happiness, Holiness, and Heaven.
2022-01-27
CHINA's OLYMPICS, ROLES of CLERGY & LAITY, PUBLIC PRAYER, HOME TEAM
CHINA's OLYMPICS REGGIE LITTLEJOHN, president of Women's Rights Without Frontiers, and STEVEN MOSHER, president of the Population Research Institute join us with analysis of the latest on communist China's human rights record and the controversy surrounding the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. ROLES of CLERGY & LAITY PETER KWASNIEWSKI, senior fellow at The St. Paul Center and author of Ministers of Christ, and MSGR. ANTHONY FIGUEIREDO, Vatican Consultant for CBS News and priest of the Archdiocese of NY discuss the new ministries bestowed on laywomen by Pope Francis, the Archdiocese of Munich's controversial report on sex abuse, and the other big stories of the week. PUBLIC PRAYER JOSEPH KENNEDY, former assistant football coach at Bremerton High School in Washington State fired for reciting prayers on the field, and his attorney JEREMY DYS discuss the religious freedom case currently before the US Supreme Court. HOME TEAM A special preview of the new film, Home Team, based on the experience of New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton, and starring KEVIN JAMES.