The Patrick Madrid Show: August 12, 2019 – Hour 1

  • Soundbite: Australian Kirralie Smith comments on her frustrations with Cricket Australia allowing men to play in the women’s league without any questions asked
  • Caller: Janet asks for the book recommendation for engaged couples (Three to Get Married by Fulton Sheen)
  • Jeffrey Epstein’s abrupt death cuts short a criminal probe that could have exposed the inner workings of a high-flying financier with connections to celebrities and presidents
  • Caller: Mike asks how to talk to his 25 year old daughter who is pro-choice about being pro-life
  • Caller: Lindsay thanks Patrick for discussing transgender people participating in sports of the opposite sex. She is an athlete and discusses the challenges competing postpartum
  • Caller: Norm says we are all sinners and we have to acknowledge that and repent
  • Caller: Marcus discusses the challenge of teaching the Catechism in Catholic schools because they welcome non-Catholic students. He thinks that’s one factor people leave the Church when they get older
  • While U.S. adults generally agree that the recent reports of sexual misconduct by Catholic priests and bishops reflect continuing problems, the public is divided over whether this is a problem unique to the Catholic Church