Each week, Raymond Arroyo challenges viewers with important political and cultural reporting and analysis of a wide variety of topics of interest to Catholics and people of faith.
World Over - 2021-05-06 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
May 7, 2021
FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York, and PATRICK BRENNAN, professor of law at Villanova University discuss the growing controversy over whether politicians and public figures who support and promote abortion should present themselves for Holy Communion. MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILDEONE, Archbishop of San Francisco joins us to discuss his new pastoral letter, "Before I Formed You in the Womb I Knew You: A Pastoral Letter on the Human Dignity of the Unborn, Holy Communion and Catholics in Public Life." BOB and JEANNE BERNEY, the CEO and President of Picturehouse are here to talk about the theatrical RE-release of the acclaimed Marian film, Fatima, out in theaters May 7th.
World Over - 2021-04-29 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Apr 30, 2021
WALID PHARES, Middle-east and US foreign policy expert joins us to discuss the planned US troop withdrawal from Iraq, the status of the nuclear deal with Iran and much more. ARTUR PAWLOWSKI, pastor of Street Church Ministries in Calgary, Alberta talks about the Canadian government's crackdown on his church community due to COVID19 safety regulations. ARMONDO ACOSTA, award-winning film director and screenwriters talks about his new film The Last Supper: The Living Tableau. CLARE ASQUITH, scholar and author of Shakespeare and the Resistance, discusses Shakespeare's works and how he might have used his art to comment on the religious and political issues of his day.
World Over - 2021-04-22 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Apr 23, 2021
KEN STARR, former US Solicitor General discusses the Chauvin verdict, the Supreme Court, the Equality Act and his new book, Religious Liberty in Crisis: Exercising Your Faith in an Age of Uncertainty. MARC LITTLE, attorney and pastor of No Longer Bound Abortion & Miscarriage Recovery Ministry reflects on the verdict handed down this week against the police officer who killed George Floyd, and what is needed for healing in the black community and in America as a whole. BRIAN HARRISON, former HHS Chief of Staff BRIAN HARRISON is here with an update on the migration crisis at the US-Mexico border. EDWARD PENTIN, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register discusses his recent reports on the increased pressure on the Catholic Church to change its teaching on homosexuality, and the Vatican's continuing silence on human rights abuses in China. FR. ROBERT SIRICO, president of The Acton Institute, shares his thoughts on the cultural pressure on the Church to relax its teaching on sexual morality, and the ongoing incarceration of Catholic businessman Jimmy Lai by the Communist Chinese government.
World Over - 2021-04-15 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Apr 16, 2021
REP. CHRIS SMITH (R-NJ), US Congressman from New Jersey and co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus discusses the Biden Administration's plan to restore federal funding to Planned Parenthood. DR. STEPHEN SMITH, head of The Smith Center for Infectious Diseases and Urban Health discusses the latest COVID news including the controversial pause in distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. REV. EARL SMITH, former Chaplain at San Quentin State Prison in California and author of Death Row Chaplain shares his harrowing conversion story and discusses his work ministering to prisoners and professional athletes. PETER KREEFT, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Boston College talks about his new book, How to Destroy Western Civilization and Other Ideas from the Cultural Abyss.
World Over - 2021-04-08 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Apr 9, 2021
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of The Catholic and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York discuss the latest Catholic news of the week, particularly the recent crackdowns on Masses and church services due to COVID restrictions. TOM CARROLL, superintendent of schools & secretary of education for the Archdiocese of Boston disucsses the state of Catholic eduction as the pandemic continues to curtail attendance at public schools. BISHOP JOSEPH STRICKLAND, of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas and KARI BECKMAN, founder of Regina Caeli Academy discuss the purpose and goals of Veritatis Splendor, a new Catholic center being built in East Texas.
World Over - 2021-04-02 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Apr 2, 2021
MIKE POMPEO, former US Secretary of State under President Trump joins us to discuss the growing humanitarian crisis and lawlessness at the US-Mexico border, the World Health Organization's findings on the origins of COVID and much more. SHANNON BREAM, host of FOX News @ Night talks about her brand-new book, The Women of the Bible Speak. DAVID ALTON, member of the UK House of Lords joins us to talk about the sanctions placed on him and 4 other members of the UK Parliament by the Communist Chinese government for speaking out against human rights abuses in China. DECLAN GANLEY, Irish entrepreneur and former candidate for EU Parliament discusses the recent criminalization of the public celebration of the Roman Catholic Mass in Ireland due to COVID19. FR. PETER VASKO, O.F.M., President of The Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land with Stations of the Cross from the Holy Land.
World Over - 2021-03-25 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Mar 26, 2021
CARDINAL RAYMOND L. BURKE, canon lawyer & former head of the Apostolic Signatura (the Vatican's high court) discusses the ongoing controversy over the Vatican's rejection of the possibility of blessing same sex unions. ROMA DOWNEY & MARK BURNETT, Hollywood movie producers talk about their new film, Resurrection. BRIAN HARRISON, former Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, discusses the state of the migration crisis at the US southern border.
World Over - 2021-03-18 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Mar 19, 2021
GERHARD CARDINAL M√úLLER, former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) discusses the recent Vatican pronouncement on blessing same sex unions, and restrictions placed on the celebration of Masses inside St. Peter's Basilica. Highlights from Raymond Arroyo's special, virtual book signing of The Thief Who Stole Heaven hosted by EWTN's Doug Keck. MARY RICE HASSON, attorney and Director of the Catholic Women's Forum joins us with an update on the status of The Equality Act in the US Senate.
World Over - 2021-03-11 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Mar 12, 2021
HARRY CONNICK, JR., award winning singer-songwriter and performer talks about life during lockdown his new album of sacred songs, Alone with My Faith. NINA SHEA, director of The Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute joins us with a recap of the Pope's visit to Iraq, and an update on the ongoing crackdown on religious freedom by the Communist Chinese government. GARY SINISE, actor & philanthropist discusses the work of his Foundation to help our nation's veterans and first responders.
World Over - 2021-03-04 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Mar 5, 2021
REP. CHRIS SMITH (R-NJ), US Congressman from New Jersey talks about the status & contents of a COVID19 relief bill under development in Congress. FR. TAD PACHOLCZYK, director of education at The National Catholic Bioethics Center discusses the ethical issues and concerns surrounding a new COVID19 vaccine. EDWARD PENTIN, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register and FR. BENEDICT KIELY, founder or, join us for a preview of Pope Francis's Apostolic Visit to Iraq. MEGHAN COX GURDON, book critic at The Wall Street Journal shares her thoughts on the cancel culture and its most recent victim, the stories of Dr. Seuss.
World Over - 2021-02-25 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Feb 26, 2021
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York join us with analysis of the big stories of the week in Catholic news, including the resignation of Cardinal Robert Sarah as Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. RYAN T. ANDERSON, president of The Ethics & Public Policy Center in Washington, DC discusses "The Equality Act" legislation being considered in Congress and its potential impact on civil rights here in the US if passed into law. AYAAN HIRSI ALI, research fellow at The Hudson Institute discusses her new book, Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women's Rights
World Over - 2021-02-18 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Feb 19, 2021
GEORGE WEIGEL, theologian & biographer of John Paul II discusses new rules in China for the appointment of bishops and managment of clergy, and his brand new book, Not Forgotten: Elegies For, and Reminiscences Of, a Diverse Cast of Characters, Most of Them Admirable. BILL DONOHUE, president of The Catholic League with his take on President Biden's relaunched White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. MARK KRIKORIAN, director of The Center for Immigration Studies talks about the President's proposed new legislation on immigration reform. MARY HASSON, attorney and fellow at The Ethics & Public Policy Center on how the focus on gender ideology is affecting our children and society.
World Over - 2021-02-11 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Feb 12, 2021
STEVEN MOSHER, Asia expert, president of The Population Research Institute, and author of Bully of Asia discusses the state of US-China relations in the new Biden Administration, and the result of The World Health Organization's (WHO) investigation of the origin of COVID-19. DR. ALVEDA KING niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Director of Civil Rights for the Unborn at Priests for Life discusses the cancel culture that has come to Catholic universities. FR. WILFRED EMEH, native of Cameroon and currently associate pastor of St. Agnes Parish in West Chester, PA on the ongoing violence in Cameroon and state of the Church there. DR. LIZ LEV, art historian and author of How Catholic Art Saved the Faith, talks about the Year of Dante celebrations in Italy, and the effect COVID-19 shutdowns are having on Rome's museums.
World Over - 2021-02-04 - Full Show with Raymond Arroyo
Feb 5, 2021
KEN CUCCINELLI, former Acting Deputy Secretary of the, Department of Homeland Security, now Visiting Fellow at The Heritage Foundation discusses the Biden administration's recent actions on immigration reform. MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILEONE, Archbishop of San Francisco updates us on his ongoing efforts to get Catholics back to Mass despite COVID lockdowns, and the controversy brewing between pro-abortion Catholic politicians & the Church. KATHY MEARS, Acting President of The National Catholic Education Association and pediatrician and author DR. MEG MEEKER talk about the effects of the pandemic on the education and well-being of students. DR. RALPH MARTIN, president of Renewal Ministries an Director of Graduate Programs at Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit discusses his new book, A Church in Crisis: Pathways Forward.
World Over - 2021-01-28 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
Jan 29, 2021
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of and visiting fellow at Thomas More College discusses President Joe Biden's Catholicism and how it may, or may not be, influencing his administration's policies. ALEXANDRA DeSANCTIS, journalist and staff writer at National Review and NOELLE MERING, columnist and author of the upcoming book Awake, Not Woke analyze a few of the executive orders coming out of the Biden White House, particularly those pertaining to the life, culture and women's issues. CHRIS CHMIELENSKI, Deputy Director of NumbersUSA Education & Research Foundation joins us with an update us on the state of immigration reform.
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