A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 14, 2018

On today’s show: “Topics ‘Church Crisis, Grief, Pain, Healing & Reform’ ”

Guest: Kathryn Jean Lopez, Editor: National Review Online, Catholic Voices USA. Kathryn shares stories about how we can actually be glad in these dark times. Yes – we have been betrayed by Church hierarchy. Don’t “Do this alone”. The scandal of victim settlements detracting from important social work. Important work is left to be done in our churches!

Link: https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/09/catholic-church-abuse-scandal-church-grieves-seeks-healing/

Guest: Mary FioRito. Harnessing “Catholic Power” in an authentic Catholic woman’s movement. The Catholic reaction to the Affordable Care Act. The “voice” of women in politics. Standards for catechists and teachers in our Catholic schools. When was the last time you invited your parish priest over to your house for dinner? Mary and Sheila chat about the famous “women’s letter” to Pope Francis regarding the Vigano revelations. 

Link: https://catholicwomensforum.org/letter-to-pope-francis/