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.
POPE FRANCIS' HEALTH, HOLY COMMUNION, PRAYERFUL PROTEST, BISHOP GASSIS R.I.P
Robert Royal, journalist and editor in chief of TheCatholicThing.org joins us with a brief update on Pope Francis' health. Raymond Cardinal Burke, discusses his new book Respecting the Body & Blood of the Lord: When Holy Communion Should be Denied. Most Rev. Joseph Strickland, talks about a Eucharistic Procession in which he is participating next week in Los Angeles from the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels to Dodger Stadium...a prayerful protest against the Dodger organization's decision to honor an anti-Catholic LGBTQ group on "Pride Night" June 16. A remembrance of Most Rev. Macram Max Gassis, the retired Bishop of El Obeid, Sudan who passed away this week at the age of 84.
ANTI-CATHOLIC in CA?, PUT AN END TO THE MADNESS!
ANTI-CATHOLIC in CA? MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILEONE, Archbishop of San Francisco, CA discusses the recent decision by a California court to greatly REDUCE charges against protesters who vandalized a statue of St. Junipero Serra on Church property in 2020, and whether this indicates that attacks on Catholic targets are somehow permissible. PUT AN END TO THE MADNESS! DR. REGIS MARTIN, professor of dogmatic & systematic theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville addresses his recent column in Crisis Magazine ("Put an End to the Madness!"...@CrisisMag) addressing the rampant confusion and ambiguity in the Church today, and what he believes should be done about it.
CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ, A PANDEMIC ACCORD?
CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ Edward Pentin, Rome Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Fr. Benedict Kiely, founder of Nasarean.org with an update on the state of the Christian community in Iraq 20 years after the US led invasion. A PANDEMIC ACCORD? Reggie Littlejohn, human rights activist and president of Women's Rights Without Frontiers discusses the latest efforts by the World Health Organization (WHO) to promote a new Pandemic Accord, and the effects of China's former one-child policy, now a three-child-policy, on that nation's demographic health.
EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSIE! , JUSTICE SCALIA, ARROYO's EDISON
EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSIE! Teresa Tomeo, syndicated talk show host of Catholic Connection talks about her new book, Everything's Coming Up Rosie: 10 Things My Feisty Italian-American Mom Taught Me About Living a Godly Life. JUSTICE SCALIA James Rosen, chief White House correspondent for Newsmax and author of Scalia: Rise to Greatness 1936-1986, about the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. ARROYO's EDISON Crystalina Evert, founder of Women Made New Ministries interviews Raymond Arroyo about The Unexpected Light of Thomas Alva Edison.
THE WAY RE-RELEASED!, END OF AN ERA, WAR ON VIRTUE
THE WAY RE-RELEASED! Emilio Estevez, award winning actor-director-producer joins us to talk about the the special, one night only, re-release of his 2010 dramatic film The Way, starring his father Martin Sheen, whose character walks the Camino de Santiago-Way of St. James in Spain. END OF AN ERA Sr. Donna Dodge, president of the Sisters of Charity New York, founded by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, discusses the order's decision to stop taking new vocations WAR ON VIRTUE Dr. Bill Donohue, president of The Catholic League joins us to talk about his new book War on Virtue: How the Ruling Class is Killing the American Dream.
SUDAN UNREST, THE HABSBURG WAY, LOVE STORIES OF THE BIBLE
SUDAN UNREST Nina Shea, director of The Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute joins us to talk about the armed unrest in Sudan that could escalate into a civil war and how the violence is affecting the Christian minority in the country...as well as the ongoing persecution of Christians in Nigeria. THE HABSBURG WAY Eduard Habsburg, Hungarian Ambassador to the Holy See talks about his new book, The Habsburg Way: Seven Rules for Turbulent Times and the recent Papal Visit to Hungary LOVE STORIES OF THE BIBLE Shannon Bream, author and chief legal correspondent for FOX News shares her new book, The Love Stories of the Bible Speak: Biblical Lessons on Romance, Friendship and Faith.
SYNOD OF "BISHOPS"?, FREE JIMMY LAI!
SYNOD OF "BISHOPS"? Robert Royal, editor in chief of TheCatholicThing.org and Fr. Gerald Murray, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY discuss the latest news coming from Rome and the Synod, including the Pope's changes to Synod protocol allowing voting privileges to lay people at the October Synod of Bishops, and a Vatican document in the works addressing the status of civilly divorced Catholics without annulments that COULD eventually allow them to receive Holy Communion. FREE JIMMY LAI! Fr. Robert Sirico, president emeritus of The Acton Institute joins us to talk about Acton's new documentary film, The Hong Konger: Jimmy Lai's Extraordinary Struggle for Freedom, and analysis of controversial comments made by the Prefect of the Pontifical Academy for Life regarding assisted suicide.
MOTHER ANGELICA - 100 years!
Fr. John Paul Mary, MFVA, Rev. Mother Marie Andre and Sr. Marie St. Paul of the Our Lady of Solitude Monastery in Arizona join Raymond Arroyo to pay tribute to EWTN's beloved foundress, Mother Mary Angelica on the 100th anniversary of her birth. We'll talk about her life and lasting legacy.
WEAPONIZED DOJ?, CHINA-VATICAN DEAL VIOLATED, THE COMING CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION, THE POPE'S EXORCIST
WEAPONIZED DOJ? Rep. Mike Johnson, R-LA on what seems to be the weaponization of the Department of Justice against some Catholic communities. CHINA-VATICAN DEAL VIOLATED Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute and China expert discusses the CCP's recent appointment of a Catholic bishop without Vatican approval, and China's increasing aggression toward Taiwan. THE COMING CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION Tom Williams, Breitbart Rome bureau chief discusses his new book, The Coming Christian Persecution. THE POPE'S EXORCIST Russell Crowe, Oscar winning actor on his role in the new film, The Pope's Exorcist.
THE ROLE OF DIALOGUE, EDISON'S LIGHT, CHRIST'S LAST WORDS
THE ROLE OF DIALOGUE George Weigel, theologian and author discusses the nature of dialogue within the Church as we lead up to the Synod on Synodality. EDISON'S LIGHT Highlights from Raymond Arroyo's recent appearance at The Reagan Library discussing his new family book, The Unexpected Light of Thomas Alva Edison. CHRIST'S LAST WORDS Fr. Richard Neuhaus, in a classic World Over interview about his book, Death on a Friday Afternoon: Meditations on the Last Words of Jesus from the Cross.
THE PAPAL POSSE!
Robert Royal, editor in chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and Fr. Gerald Murray, priest of the Archdiocese of New York join us with in-depth analysis of the latest news from the Vatican, including the latest on Pope Francis' health, and renewed calls for the ordination of women and changes to Church teaching on sexual morality as part of the so-called "Synodal Way" in Germany.
EDISON'S TURNABOUT TALE, FAITH & FAMILY
EDISON'S TURNABOUT TALE Crystalina Evert, Catholic mom, speaker, and founder of Women Made New Ministries joins us to interview Raymond Arroyo about his brand new family picture book, The Unexpected Light of Thomas Alva Edison. FAITH & FAMILY Ali Landry, actress, entrepreneur, mom of three talks about her Catholic faith, family and her new book, Reshape Your Life: Don’t Settle Because You Are Worth It.
SAME-SEX UNION BLESSINGS?, 10 YEARS OF POPE FRANCIS'S PONTIFICATE
Raymond Cardinal Burke, canon lawyer & former head of the Apostolic Signatura (the Vatican's high court) reacts to the Catholic bishops of Germany voting in favor of blessing same sex union, Pope Francis' comments about revising the discipline of priestly celibacy, and their thoughts on the pontificate of Pope Francis as we commemorate the 10th anniversary of his election. Gerhard Cardinal Müller, former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith reacts to the Catholic bishops of Germany voting in favor of blessing same sex union, Pope Francis' comments about revising the discipline of priestly celibacy, and their thoughts on the pontificate of Pope Francis as we commemorate the 10th anniversary of his election.
CHINA THREAT, SCALIA: RISE TO GREATNESS, RESPONSIBLE INVESTING
CHINA THREAT GORDON CHANG, Asian affairs expert and author discusses the latest rhetoric coming from the communist Chinese government. SCALIA: RISE TO GREATNESS JAMES ROSEN, chief White House correspondent for NEWSMAX joins us to discuss his brand new book, Scalia: Rise to Greatness 1936-1986. RESPONSIBLE INVESTING GEORGE SCHWARTZ, CEO of Schwartz Investment Counsel and manager of Ave Maria Funds analyzes the current financial climate in the US.
McElroy Controversy, The China Threat
McElroy Controversy Most Rev. Thomas Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield, IL and Most Rev. Joseph Naumann, Archbishop of Kansas City, KS respond to recent, controversial statements made by Cardinal Robert McElroy of San Diego calling for "radical inclusion" in the Church. The China Threat Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), US congressman from New Jersey and ranking member of the Congressional Executive Committee on China discusses an important bill he is proposing to address human rights abuses by Communist China.