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  • A Closer Look Nov. 16
    David Daleiden from The Center of Medical Progress updates on their newest videos and FBI investigating Planned Parenthood
    Lila Rose of Live Action on the latest undercover videos and Twitter banning ...
  • A Closer Look Nov. 15
    The latest from the USCCB Conference w/Msgr. Stuart Swetland
    Relevant Radio News Director Wendy Wiese discusses technology within the family, birth control and other issues as well

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  • A Closer Look Nov. 14
    Supreme Court to hear CA pregnancy help centers’ case on requirement to refer for abortions; defending free speech rights with Denise Harle
    More on the Supreme Court with Mary FioRito
    Future of ...
  • A Closer Look Nov. 13

    Bishops conference coverage; Pope Francis on conscience, nuclear weapons, education, family culture; Catholic demographics w/Msgr. Stuart Swetland
     Conversion: One sure resolution to problems in the world, nation, communities, families, individual lives ...

  • A Closer Look – Nov. 1
    Kathryn Jean Lopez makes an appeal for all of us to go back to prayer, virtue, and meekness in order to heal as a culture.
    Msgr Stuart Swetland reflects on his ...
  • A Closer Look-Nov. 9
    How a classified military document that helped the US win WWII can also help us succeed in business with Jack Yoest
    Death penalty and the centrality of mercy, radical defense of ...
  • A Closer Look Nov. 8
    The importance of Protection of Conscience w/Congressman Dan Lipinski
    What is the one virtue to key on in regards to the Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood Scandal w/Elizabeth Scalia
    How do we deal ...
  • A Closer Look Nov. 7
    Pope Francis and Building a Caring Society with Robert Whaples
    Religious Freedom discussed with Jeremy Tedesco 

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  • A Closer Look Nov. 6
    Brian Battle explained tax reform
    Msgr. Stuart Swetland discussed morality without God, NFL Protests and the Texas Church Shooting

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  • A Closer Look Nov. 3
    Msgr Stuart Swetland talks about the outcome of the Reformation
    How to deal with people who hold ideological differences.
    An update on tax reform – does it serve the common good?
    A quick ...

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A Closer Look™ with Sheila Liaugminas features notable experts, newsmakers, elected officials, scholars and clergy on a variety of current event topics including social and moral issues, politics, and medical bioethics. Sheila and her guests put the news of the day into sharp focus from a uniquely Catholic perspective.

About Sheila Liaugminas

Sheila Liaugminas is an Emmy award-winning journalist in print and broadcast media. Her work covers matters of faith, culture, politics and the media. She reported for Time magazine in its Midwest Bureau for over 20 years. Sheila writes at MercatorNet and has been published in the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, Crisis Magazine, Voices Magazine, National Catholic Register, Catholic New World, Ethika Politika, and the National Review Online. She resides in Chicago and is the author of Non-Negotiable: Essential Principles of a Just Society and Humane Culture.