(encore) St. JPII Influence on Human Flourishing; Church Influence on Culture of Life’ 11.27.19

11/27/19 broadcast was an encore from 10/22/19

  • Fr. Robert Gahl: St. John Paul II’s influence on creating the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard’s ‘Institute for Quantitative Social Science and his role in it; teaching virtue theory, the narrative unity of life, and their complementarity with cognitive psychology.
  • The truth will set us free; living in Jesus we find truth and joy.
  • Terry Beatley: Founders of NARAL and the abortion movement saw Catholics and the Church as biggest obstacle.
  • The ‘Catholic Strategy’ worked to convince influential Catholic leaders to accept abortion as ‘personally opposed, but…’; how reversing that strategy can end abortion now.