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.
2022-09-22
CARDINAL ZEN TRIAL, TRANS POLICY IN VIRGINIA, SACRED MUSIC
CARDINAL ZEN TRIAL NINA SHEA, director of the Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute, and FRANK WOLF, Commissioner of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom discuss the delayed trial of Cardinal Joseph Zen in China. TRANS POLICY IN VIRGINIA AIMEE GUIDERA, Virginia Secretary of Education, discusses Governor Glenn Youngkin's decision to revoke transgender policies in Virginia's public schools. SACRED MUSIC MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILEONE, Archbishop of San Francisco and composer FRANK La ROCCA discuss sacred liturgical music and the new Mass of the Americas CD.
2022-09-15
QUEEN ELIZABETH II R.I.P., PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS, MOTHER TERESA, SACRED CHANT CD
QUEEN ELIZABETH II R.I.P. JOSEPH PEARCE, author of A History of True England, and EDWARD PENTIN, Vatican Correspondent for The National Catholic Register reflect on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and her life & legacy. PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS TERESA LARKIN, executive director of Your Options Medical and JEREMY DYS, senior counsel at First Liberty discuss how crisis pregnancy centers are being targeted with threats and vandalism after Roe v. Wade was overturned by the US Supreme Court. MOTHER TERESA JIM TOWEY discusses his new book To Love and Be Loved: A Personal Portrait of Mother Teresa. SACRED CHANT CD RIGHT REV. PHILIP ANDERSON, OSB, abbot of Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey shares a new CD of sacred chant, Rorate Coeli: Marian Sounds of Advent.
2022-09-01
THE WORLD OVER - POPE FRANCIS' CONSISTORY
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org reports from Rome on the Consistory, the new members of the College of Cardinals, Curial reform and all the major news of the week.
2022-08-25
KATHIE LEE GIFFORD, singer-songwriter, actress, and director
KATHIE LEE GIFFORD, singer-songwriter, actress, and director discusses her faith, career and brand new, film The Way...which brings key biblical stories to the big screen with modern orchestral arrangements...out in theatres for one night only on September 1.
2022-08-18
IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL, UKRAINE, GENDER THEORY
IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL WALID PHARES, foreign policy expert discusses the possible renewal of the Iran nuclear deal, the situation in Afghanisitan one year after the US withdrawal and much more. 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 occupation of Ukraine and the impact on the Ukrainian Church & faithful GENDER THEORY ABIGAIL FAVALE, professor at the University of Notre Dame and author of The Genesis of Gender: A Christian Theory discusses a new theatre production that blurs the gender of St. Joan of Arc.
2022-08-11
BISHOP UNDER HOUSE ARREST, VATICAN'S BUDGET DEFICIT, THIRTEEN LIVES
BISHOP UNDER HOUSE ARREST NICOLE BIBBINS SEDACA, executive vice president of Freedom House reports on the cirumstances surrounding the house arrest of Bishop Ronaldo Alvarez by the government of Nicaragua. VATICAN'S BUDGET DEFICIT 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 Vatican's budget deficit, and Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen's new trial date in September. THIRTEEN LIVES A look at the new, inspirational film by RON HOWARD, Thirteen Lives
2022-07-28
Pope Francis in Canada, Ban of TLM Masses in Washington, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Pandemics
FR. RAYMOND DeSOUZA, commentator and priest of the Archdiocese of Kingston, ON joins us with reaction to Pope Francis' apostolic journey to Canada. CHAD PECKNOLD, professor of theology at Catholic University of America, and PETER KWASNIEWSKI, Ph.D., senior fellow at The St. Paul Center on the big stories of the week from the Vatican and the church in the United States. STEVEN MOSHER, president of The Population Research Institute discusses his new book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Pandemics.
2022-07-14
HISTORIC APPOINTMENTS, CODIFYING ROE?, PRINCIPLED ENTREPRENEURSHIP
HISTORIC APPOINTMENTS PHILIP LAWLER, editor of Catholic World News is here with analysis of Pope Francis' historic appointments to the Dicastery for Bishops this week, and the Pope's latest comments regarding rumors of his retirement. CODIFYING ROE? CARTER SNEAD, professor of law at The University of Notre Dame, discusses the executive order by President Biden to protect the right to abortion and whether Roe v. Wade can be codified into law. PRINCIPLED ENTREPRENEURSHIP ANDREAS WIDMER, business coach, mentor, and author discusses his new book, The Art of Principled Entrepreneurship: Creating Enduring Value.
2022-07-07
POPE FRANCIS SPEAKS!, EDUCATION FREEDOM
POPE FRANCIS SPEAKS! 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 Pope's recent comments on abortion, Catholic politicians & Communion, the Vatican-China deal, the liturgy and more. EDUCATION FREEDOM BETSY DeVOS, former Secretary of Education discusses the current state of education in the US, school choice, parental rights and her new book, Hostages No More: The Fight for Education Freedom and the Future of the American Child.
2022-06-30
ROE v. WADE OVERTURNED, ABORTION POLICY, PUBLIC PRAYER, INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, CHRISTIANS UNDER ATTACK IN NIGERIA
ROE v. WADE OVERTURNED CARRIE SEVERINO, president of The Judicial Crisis Network discusses the recent controversial decision by the US Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade. SUSAN GALLUCI, executive director of The Northwest Center in Washington, DC discusses the work of crisis pregnancy centers and how they will be affected by the overturning of Roe vs. Wade. ABORTION POLICY REP. CHRIS SMITH, US Congressman from New Jersey, co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus discusses how the issue of abortion will now be addressed by individual US states. PUBLIC PRAYER JOSEPH KENNEDY, former high school football coach at Bremerton High School in Washington State discusses his victory in the US Supreme Court, which sided with him after being fired for public prayer on the field after games. INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM SAM BROWNBACK, former US Senator from Kansas and the current co-chair of the International Religious Freedom Summit discusses the cause of religious freedom around the world. CHRISTIANS UNDER ATTACK IN NIGERIA MOST REV. JUDE AROGUNDADE, bishop of Ondo Diocese in Nigeria discusses the horrific church massacre by Islamic terrorists in his diocese, and religious freedom under assault in Nigeria.
2022-06-23
PERSECUTION IN NIGERIA, ECONOMIC WISDOM, MATTIE'S MESSAGE
PERSECUTION IN NIGERIA NINA SHEA, Director of the Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute reports on the ongoing persecution of Christians in Nigeria. ECONOMIC WISDOM FR. ROBERT SIRICO, President of The Acton Institute talks about the Mass, liturgical abuses, & shares his new book, The Economics of the Parables. MATTIE'S MESSAGE JENI STEPANEK, Ph.D., mother of poet and peace activist Mattie Stepanek talks about her son’s message of peace. (ENCORE)
2022-06-16
DOMESTIC TERRORISM?, TRADITIONAL CATHOLICISM, SCOURGE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING
DOMESTIC TERRORISM? JIM HARDEN, President of CompassCare with an upate on the investigation into the firebombing of their crisis pregnancy center in Buffalo, NY. TRADITIONAL CATHOLICISM PETER KWASNIEWSKI, Ph.D., senior fellow at The St. Paul Center and author on the Pope's recent comments on traditional Catholics and liturgy. SCOURGE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING TIM BALLARD, founder & president of Operation Underground Railroad discusses the explosion of human trafficking in Ukraine and all over the world.
2022-06-09
PREGNANCY CENTERS ATTACKED, JUSTICES THREATENED, CHURCH MASSACRE in NIGERIA
PREGNANCY CENTERS ATTACKED KYLE SHIDELER, senior analyst at The Center for Security Policy and REV. JAMES HARDEN, CEO of Compass Care Pregnancy Services, talk about the recent attacks on crisis pregnancy centers in the US, including the firebombing of Compass Care's facility in Buffalo, NY. JUSTICES THREATENED CARRIE SEVERINO, president of The Judicial Crisis Network discuss the latest news from the Supreme Court, the recent threats against Supreme Court justices, and the status of the investigation into the leaked draft opinion regarding Roe v. Wade. CHURCH MASSACRE in NIGERIA FR. MAURICE EMELU, priest of the Diocese of Orlu in Nigeria shares his thoughts on the Pentecost Sunday massacre at a St. Francis Catholic Church in Ondo, Nigeria.
2022-06-02
NEW CARDINALS, THE NEXT CONCLAVE, CHINA IN THE PACIFIC, FAITH OF OUR FATHERS
NEW CARDINALS EDWARD PENTIN, Rome Correspondent for The National Catholic Register with the latest news from the Vatican. THE NEXT CONCLAVE 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 recent Conistory and how the new additions to the College of Cardinals could affect the next papal conclave. CHINA IN THE PACIFIC GORDON CHANG, Asian affairs expert discusses US-China relations, and China's recent efforts at expanding their influence in the South Pacific. FAITH OF OUR FATHERS JOSEPH PEARCE, editor of the St. Austin Review talks about his new book, Faith of Our Fathers: A History of True England and reflects on Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubiliee.
2022-05-26
PELOSI & COMMUNION, PROTECTING THE SACRAMENT, ZEN IN COURT, TRAGIC SHOOTINGS, FR. STU
PELOSI & COMMUNION MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILEONE, Archbishop of San Francisco discusses his decision to bar House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from Holy Communion for her public support for and promotion of abortion. PROTECTING THE SACRAMENT BISHOP ROBERT VASA of Santa Rosa, CA and BISHOP THOMAS PAPROCKI of Springfield, IL join us to talk about their support for ARCHBISHOP CORDILEONE's decision. ZEN IN COURT NINA SHEA, Director of the Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute brings us an update on the ongoing legal troubles faced by Cardinal Joseph Zen at the hands of the Communist regime in Hong Kong. TRAGIC SHOOTINGS DR. BILL DONOHUE, sociologist and president of The Catholic League discusses the cultural & societal climate that may be contributing to the recent mass shootings here in the US. FR. STU MARK WAHLBERG & MEL GIBSON discuss their recent film FR. STU as it becomes available on DVD/BluRay and streaming (ENCORE/BEST OF).