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 - 2020-05-28 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
VICTORIA HUI, professor of political science the University of Notre Dame discusses the recent protests in Hong Kong, the Communist Chinese government’s recent military posturing in Asia, and the state of US-China relations. LISA BERGMAN, co-founder of The St. Charles Borromeo Society discusses the essential nature of Catholic worship as more and more States begin reopening their economies. RANDALL WALLACE, director, producer, novelist, songwriter and Academy Award nominated screenwriter for the Mel Gibson film, Braveheart joins us to talk about his memoir, Living the Braveheart Life: Finding the Courage to Follow Your Heart.
World Over - 2020-05-21 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
GERHARD CARDINAL MÜLLER, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith talks about the curtailing of religious freedom during the pandemic, and discusses the lasting legacy of St. John Paul II on his centenary this week. . JERRY FALWELL, JR., president of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia discusses his success in keeping his students safe from COVID-19 by following health and safety protocols. GARY BEIKIRCH , Vietnam veteran, Green Beret, Medal of Honor recipient and subject of the new book, Blaze of Light, discusses his harrowing experience in Vietnam, how he found his faith there, and the true meaning of Memorial Day. LUKE GOODRICH, senior counsel at The Becket Fund updates us on the standoff between the Catholic Bishops of Minnesota and the state's governor over the restrictions placed on churches and public worship during the pandemic. TERESA TOMEO, EWTN radio host and author discusses her new book, Conquering Coronavirus: How Faith Can Put Your Fears to Rest.
World Over - 2020-05-14 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
REP. MARK GREEN (R-TN), physician and US Congressman from the 7th District of Tennessee talks about the proposed 3 TRILLION dollar stimulus package proposed in Congress for Corona Virus relief. GORDON CHANG, author and expert on Asian affairs discusses the effect the global pandemic is having on US-China relations, particularly in the areas of trade and human rights. CHRISTOPHER ICE, president of Ave Maria University in Naples, Florida and DR. TIMOTHY TRAINOR, president of Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland discuss how their respective institutions will reopen to students this fall semester after months of COVID-19 quarantine. JENNIFER FULWILER, Catholic mom of 6, stand-up comedian and author joins us to talk about family life during the pandemic and her new book, Your Blue Flame: Drop the Guilt and Do What Makes You Come Alive. JOSH McCALLEN, founder of Accountable Equity, talks about his experience in the hospitality industry and how small to medium businesses are coping with the economic shutdown caused by the pandemic.
World Over - 2020-05-07 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
HARMEET DHILLON, attorney with the Center for American Liberty discusses her lawsuit filed against the State of California regarding its ban on public gatherings during the pandemic and the ban’s negative effects on religious practice that may be unconstitutional. DR. THOMAS McGOVERN, dermatologist, infectious disease specialist and Catholic Medical Association board member discusses new guidelines by the Thomistic Insitute for the attendance of Mass during the pandemic. LUKE GOODRICH, senior counsel at Becket Fund joins us with an update on this week’s oral arguments at the US Supreme Court in defense of the Little Sisters of the Poor and their fight against the Obamacare contraceptive mandate.. JEFF KINNEY, the mega-bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series on the art of storytelling, his Catholic faith, and what can make kids want to pick up a book and get lost in a story.
World Over - 2020-04-30 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
MOST REV. THOMAS PAPROCKI, Bishop of Springfield, Illinois discusses how Catholic schools in his diocese are being affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. FR. JOHN ZUHLSDORF, priest, blogger and commentator joins us with analysis of the recent Vatican survey sent to the world’s bishops gauging the influence and effect of the Traditional Latin Mass in the dioceses of the world. MIKE DANIELS, CEO of Nicolet National Bank in Wisconsin on how his institution is helping small businesses weather the economic downturn caused by the global corona virus pandemic. MEGHAN COX GURDON, children's book critic for The Wall Street Journal and author of The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction talks about the power of reading aloud to children.
World Over - 2020-04-23 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
REP. CHRIS SMITH (R-NJ), US Congressman from New Jersey on the latest economic stimulus package up for a vote in Congress to aid small business and hospitals during the pandemic. BILL DONOHUE, president of The Catholic League discusses the corona virus pandemic and its effect on religious liberty here in the US. ROBERT DAVI, award winning actor, director and jazz singer tells us all about his newly released single, Virus, Stay Away from The Door, to raise money for corona virus relief in the US and Italy. JOSEPH CARDINAL ZEN, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong updates us on the persecuted Church in communist China.
World Over - 2020-04-16 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
THE PAPAL POSSE...FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York and ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of join us with in-depth analysis of Cardinal George Pell's recent acquittal in Australia, how the global pandemic continues to curtail religious practice throughout the world, and much more. LUKE GOODRICH, senior counsel at The Becket Fund and REP. ANDY BIGGS, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus take a look at the threat to religious freedom under the coronavirus pandemic. ANNE SCHLAFLY CORI, daughter of the late conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly discusses the new F/X-HULU miniseries based on Phyllis, MRS. AMERICA, and what it gets wrong about her mother's life and career.
World Over - 2020-04-09 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
RAYMOND CARDINAL BURKE, patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and former head of the Apostolic Signatura shares his thoughts on the global pandemic and how we can best experience Holy Week and Easter despite lack of access to churches and sacraments. GEORGE WEIGEL, author and theologian with analysis of Cardinal George Pell's unanimous acquittal on charges of sex abuse in Australia. JOHN MCAULAY, journalist and trial observer reports from Australia on the reaction to Cardinal George Pell's acquittal. FR. ROBERT SIRICO, president of The Acton Institute discusses the impact of the pandemic on the US economy FR. PETER VASKO, OFM, president of the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land discusses the affect of the pandemic on the Christian community in the Holy Land. LIZ LEV, historian and author of How Catholic Art Saved the Faith: The Triumph of Beauty and Truth in Counter Reformation Art with suggestions on where to find inspiration through great art online this Holy Week and Easter season.
World Over - 2020-04-02 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
DR. JANET SMITH, moral theologian on organizing an open letter asking the US Bishops to reopen churches and restore the Sacraments during the coronavirus pandemic. FR. STEPHEN HAMILTON, pastor of St. Monica's Catholic Church in Oklahoma talks about the drive-up masses he has been celebrating for his parishioners. REP. BRYAN STEIL, US Congressman from Wisconsin talks about the questionable appropriations contained in the 2.2 TRILLION economic stimulus package that purports to address the coronavirus pandemic. ANGIE THOMAS, attorney and associate director of Louisiana Right to Life discusses the case of the Shreveport abortion clinic that is defying a government order to temporarily close during the pandemic. DR. MEG MEEKER, pediatrician, author and parenting expert on how to talk to your kids about the coronavirus pandemic and how to keep the peace within the family while everyone is working and living at home.
World Over - 2020-03-26 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
LARRY KUDLOW, chief economic advisor to President Donald Trump talks about the administration's economic vision for coping with the Coronavirus pandemic. MOST REV. STEVEN J. RAICA, the newly named Bishop-designate of Birmingham, AL talks about his appointment by Pope Francis as the fifth Bishop of Birmingham and his vision for the diocese, which is home to EWTN. MOST REV. JOSEPH STRICKLAND, Bishop of Tyler, TX discusses how he is leading and ministering to the people of his diocese during the pandemic. FR. BJORN LUNDBERG, pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Winchester, VA talks about how parish priests are finding innovative new ways to reach parishioners when the sacraments have been temporarily suspended. EDWARD PENTIN, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register reports from Rome on how the coronavirus pandemic has affected business and everyday life in the city and at the Vatican.
World Over - 2020-03-19 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
MOST REV. MICHAEL BURBIDGE, Bishop of Arlington, Virginia updates us on what he and the US Bishops are doing to safeguard parishioners from the coronavirus outbreak. FR. GERALD MURRAY, pastor of the Church of the Holy Family in New York City tells us how he is managing his parish despite being in self quarantine after being exposed to the coronavirus. DR. RAY GUARENDI, EWTN Radio host and author of Raising Upright Kids in an Upside Down World offers some advice to parents on how to manage family and maintain sanity during the pandemic. NICHOLAS Di iorio, Community Engagement Officer at New York City Relief on their work serving those who struggle with homelessness.
World Over - 2020-03-12 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
STEVE FORBES, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media discusses the impact of the coronavirus on the US economy and shares his thoughts on the 2020 presidential race. MICHAEL HORBERG, M.D., infectious disease specialist at Kaiser Permanente in Washington, DC separates coronavirus fact from fiction and shares tips on how to best prevent contracting the virus. NINA SHEA, director of the Center for Religious Freedom at the Hudson Institute, and FATHER JOSEPH FIDELIS, a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri in Nigeria update us on the religious persecution that some are calling a religious genocide currently underway in Nigeria. JOHN RHYS-DAVIES, Welsh actor and star of such films as Raiders of the Lost Ark and the Lord of the Rings Trilogy discusses his role in the new film, I Am Patrick: The Patron Saint of Ireland.
World Over - 2020-03-05 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
STEVEN MOSHER, China expert and president of the Population Research Institute with analysis of the current status of the Catholic Church in China under the Vatican-China agreement, and the recent attacks on retired Hong Kong Bishop, Cardinal Joseph Zen for his outspoken opposition to the agreement. GARY KRUPP, president of the Pave The Way Foundation discusses the recent opening of the Vatican's archives on the pontificate of WWII era Pope Pius XII. KATRINA JACKSON, attorney, pro-life Democrat and Louisiana State Senator discusses her sponsorship of pro-life legislation aiming to protect the health of women and the unborn that is at the center of an abortion case being heard by the US Supreme Court. FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS , priest of the Diocese of Arlington, VA and author of the new book, Celebrating a Holy Catholic Easter: A Guide to the Customs and Devotions of Lent and the Season of Christ's Resurrection.
World Over - 2020-02-27 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
DEMARIO DAVIS, linebacker for the NFL’s New Orleans Saints talks about his career in football, his Christian faith and his work on behalf of criminal justice reform. ROBERT ARTIGO, Author of Black and Pro-Life in America: The Incarceration and Exoneration of Walter B. Hoye and Pastor Walter B. Hoye join us to discuss the book and Pastor Hoye’s experience in jail and the personal events that led him to be such a strong advocate for life. SHARON ROBINSON, daughter of Major League Baseball great and civil rights activist Jackie Robinson, talks about growing up with her famous father at the dawn of the civil rights movement and her book, Child of the Dream: A Memoir of 1963. DEVON FRANKLIN, author and Christian movie producer talks about his new faith-based film, Breakthrough, now available on Blu-ray and DVD.
World Over - 2020-02-20 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
SAM BROWNBACK, US Ambassador at Large for Religious Freedom at the State Department on newly formed International Religious Freedom Alliance. KEN CUCCINELLI, Deputy Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, discusses new rules governing immigrant visas and updates us on how the administration is dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. DR. MEG MEEKER, talks about the pressures and challenges faced by parents raising daughters and her latest book, Raising A Strong Daughter in a Toxic Culture: 11 Steps to Keep Her Happy, Healthy and Safe.