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Latest Podcasts

  • A Closer Look Apr. 19
    Duane Patterson on North Korea
    Eminent Domain with Ted Balaker from Little Pink House

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  • A Closer Look Apr. 18
    Mary FioRito will take a look back at the legacy of Cardinal George the day after the anniversary of his passing.
    Kevin Theriot on a pro-life and censorship case
    Christian Toto and ...
  • A Closer Look Apr. 17

    McClatchy DC columnist Andrew Malcolm will discuss the latest political events in Washington and around the world.

     Chuck Neff and Myra Adams will take part in a roundtable discussion of their ...

  • A Closer Look Apr. 16
    Msgr. Stuart Swetland on the debate raised from James Comey’s book on the importance of ethics and character in public life. We will also discuss Gaudete et Exsultate and its ...
  • A Closer Look Apr. 13
    Megan Harrington: ‘The Dating Project’; teaching singles the lost art of forming relationships, conversation, dating, character, values, faith

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  • A Closer Look Apr. 12
    Dr. Aaron Kheriaty-On mental health

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  • A Closer Look Apr. 11
    Msgr. Stuart Swetland: Pope Francis’ ‘Call to Holiness’ exhortation explained; Church’s focus on world healthcare; HHS mandate victory
    Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie: On a bill to fight sex trafficking
    Martin Cannon: Thomas ...
  • A Closer Look Apr. 10
    Dr. Scott Hahn: Restoring Social Order; marriage as foundation of society, family the first community; humane, peaceful civilization relies on it

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  • A Closer Look Apr. 9
    Chris Stefanick: First ever Catholic reality TV show shows viewers what living as Catholic in real, public, everyday life looks like
    Ed Morrissey: Bickering in social media does nothing good for ...
  • A Closer Look Apr. 6
    Dr. Aaron Kheriaty: On Physician Assisted Suicide

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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.