WORLD OVER

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.
World Over - 2020-10-15 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
MIKE PENCE, Vice-President of the United States discusses this week's Senate confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett, religious freedom, the 2020 presidential campaign and much more in an exclusive interview. PAOLO CAROZZA, professor of law at Notre Dame and colleague of Amy Coney Barrett reacts to Ms. Barett's Senate confirmation hearings held this week in Washington, DC. GORDON CHANG, author and Asia expert discusses the Communist Chinese government's reaction to the US's planned arms sales to Taiwan, the ongoing strain in US-China relations, and more. RONALD RYCHLAK, University of Mississippi School of Law professor and author discusses the opening of the Vatican's archives regarding Pope Pius XII and the ongoing controversy over the late pontiff's actions during WWII.
World Over - 2020-10-08 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York join us with analysis of the new Papal Encyclical and the Catholic news of the week. DINESH D'SOUZA, political commentator, filmmaker and author of the new book, United States of Socialism discusses presidential politics and more. BILL DONOHUE, president of The Catholic League talks about the campaigns of Trump and Biden and their outreach to Catholic voters, the upcoming Senate confirmation hearing for Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the US Supreme Court and more. FR. DAVID GUFFEY, national director of Family Theater Productions discusses the inspiring new documentary, Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton.
World Over - 2020-10-01 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
BILL MCGURN, columnist for The Wall Street Journal discusses the presidential race and recaps the first Presidential Debate held this week. EDWARD PENTIN, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register reports on the Vatican financial scandal, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's address in Rome, and more. MOST REV. THOMAS PAPROCKI, bishop of the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois talks about the restrictions placed on Catholic worship due to COVID19 and the effect on the Church and the laity. ROD DREHER, senior editor at The American Conservative talks about his new book, Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents.
World Over - 2020-09-24 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
CARTER SNEAD, professor of law at The University of Notre Dame and GAYLE TROTTER, spokesman for The Judicial Crisis Network discuss the vacancy on the US Supreme Court after the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. MERCEDES SCHLAPP, senior adviser for the Trump-Pence campaign discusses presidential politics, the Catholic vote, and more. REP. JEFF FORTENBERRY, US Congressman from Nebraska discusses the soon to be renewed agreement between the Vatican and Communist China and its implications for human rights. ROBERT ROYAL, editor in chief of TheCatholicThing.org discusses the Catholic news of the week and his new book, Columbus and the Crisis of the West.
World Over - 2020-09-17 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
BERNARD KERIK, former NYPD commissioner talks about the effort to defund law enforcement, the violence we are seeing against police, and the effect all this has on public safety. PHILIP LAWLER, editor of Catholic World News joins us with analysis of the Catholic news of the week, including the Catholic vote in the US, and the Vatican-China deal that is up for renewal in October. JIM WAHLBERG, filmmaker and author of the new memoir The Big Hustle: A Boston Street Kid’s Story of Addiction and Redemption. JIM CAVIEZEL, actor and star of the new film Infidel, which opens this week in theaters everywhere.
World Over - 2020-09-20 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
GERHARD CARDINAL MÜLLER, theologian and former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith discusses the principles Catholics must consider when voting in the upcoming presidential election. MATT SCHLAPP, co-chairman of Catholics for Trump and PATRICK CAROLAN, Catholic Outreach Director for VoteCommonGood.com debate and analyze the religious outreach being made by Republicans and Democrats in the 2020 presidential campaign. MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILEONE, Archbishop of San Francisco updates us on his efforts to make the Catholic Sacraments more available to the faithful in California, and the Unite Our Nation movement to bring healing and unity to the nation..
World Over - 2020-09-03 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
LOU HOLTZ, legendary former head coach of the University of Notre Dame discusses his controversial comments at the RNC regarding Catholic politicians. MOST REV. JOSEPH STRICKLAND, Bishop of Tyler, TX discusses the principles to be considered by Catholics when they cast their ballots in the upcoming election. LIZ YORE, attorney and child advocate discusses the problem of human trafficking in the United States and the recent rescues of child victims of human trafficking in Ohio and Georgia. PAUL KENGOR, historian and author discusses his new book, The Devil and Karl Marx.
World Over - 2020-08-27 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
ERIC TRUMP, executive Vice President of The Trump Organization reflects on the issues at play in this week's Republican National Convention and the 2020 Presidential Race. SR. DEIRDRE “DEDE” BYRNE, POSC, retired US Army surgeon, currently a religious sister, speaks about her speech on behalf of life at this year's RNC. ABBY JOHNSON, former Planned Parenthood director talks about the pro-life cause in this year's presidential election. AYAAN HIRSI ALI, research fellow at The Hudson Institute discusses the dangers of the cancel culture and identity politics.
World Over - 2020-08-20 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
BILL McGURN, columnist for The Wall Street Journal and FR. ROBERT SIRICO, president of The Acton Institute join us with analysis of the Democratic National Convention. ARCHBISHOP SALVATORE CORDILEONE of San Francisco talks about making the Catholic Sacraments more available to the faithful during the pandemic lockdown. BISHOP DONALD DeGROOD of Sioux Falls, SD discusses his decision to lift the dispensation from attending Sunday Mass. KARI BECKMAN, executive director of The Regina Coeli Academy talks about the rise of homeschooling as a result of the pandemic.
World Over - 2020-08-13 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
MARY FIORITO, attorney and Fellow at The Ethics & Public Policy Center discusses her recent column for The National Catholic Register, "No, AOC is Not the Future of the Catholic Church". DR. WALID PHARES, national security and foreign policy expert on the effects of the recent explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on the stability of the Middle East. STEVEN MOSHER, Asia expert, president of The Population Research Institute discusses the condition of the Catholic community in Communist China as China continues to crack down on speech and faith, DR. RAY GUARENDI, clinical psychologist, and EWTN Radio host talks about the psychological effects o the COVID19 pandemic on children.
World Over - 2020-07-30 with Raymond Arroyo
CANDACE OWENS, political commentator, and co-founder of The Blexit Foundation discusses the racial tension simmering in the United States after death of George Floyd. EDWARD PENTIN, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register reports on the latest news from the Vatican, and shares his new book, The Next Pope: The Leading Cardinal Candidates. NINA SHEA, director of The Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute, joins us with an update us on religious persecution in China and Nigeria. CHARLES COLE, director of The London Oratory Schola Cantorum Boys Choir, discusses how choir schools are being adversely affected by the COVID19 pandemic and the ongoing economic and social shutdown.
World Over - 2020-07-23 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of The Catholic Thing and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York, discuss new Vatican directives on parish leadership and the reporting of sex abuse cases. MICHAEL DEEGAN, superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of New York and GINA CHRISTOFORATOS, a parent of two children in the New York Catholic School system discuss the financial strain Catholic schools and parents are under during this pandemic. DR. STEPHEN SMITH, infectious disease specialist at The Smith Center for Infectious Diseases in New Jersey discusses the science and latest studies regarding COVID19 and safety as kids head back to school in the fall.
World Over - 2020-07-16 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
LOU HOLTZ, legendary former head coach of the University of Notre Dame “Fighting Irish” discusses the upcoming NCAA football season and how it will be affected by COVID19. . GORDON CHANG, author and Asia expert discusses the increasingly strained relations between the US and China, and the sanctions being placed on Communist China as a result of their crackdown on freedom in Hong Kong. DION DiMUCCI, singer-songwriter and member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame talks about his terrific new album, Blues with Friends.
World Over - 2020-07-09 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
JOSEPH CARDINAL ZEN, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong updates us on the persecuted Church in communist China and a new “security” law enacted in Hong Kong that may further inhibit religious freedom. DEACON HAROLD BURKE-SIVERS, co-host of EWTN Radio’s Morning Glory, shares his thoughts on racial tension in the US and the ideology behind the Black Lives Matter organization. MOST REV. THOMAS DALY, Bishop of the Diocese of Spokane, Washington discusses a local Catholic Charities CEO’s controversial comments on racism. GAYLE TROTTER, attorney and spokeswoman for The Judicial Crisis Network analyzes the recent US Supreme Court decision in favor of The Little Sisters of the Poor and their objection to the Obamacare contraception mandate.
World Over – 2020-07-02 – Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
BILL DONOHUE, president of The Catholic League discusses a Catholic Charities official's controversial comments on race, the anti-religious nature of the effort to tear down statues and memorials, and much more. . DORINDA BORDLEE, of The Bioethics Defense Fund, and CARRIE SEVERINO of The Judicial Crisis Network analyze some of the major decisions handed down by the US Supreme Court this week. MSGR. ANTHONY FIGUEIREDO, former personal secretary to Theodore McCarrick discusses the Vatican's long promised McCarrick report and when it might finally be released. JOSE FELICIANO, Grammy Award winning guitarist and singer talks about his new, and very timely single, I'm America.