Talking About the Things That Matter Most on Nov. 4
4:00 – Kresta Comments
4:20 – Government Capitulates—Catholic Priest Allowed to Hold Religious
Services at Naval Base Again; Chapel Doors Open to Catholic Parishioners
The Government capitulated
just one day after the Thomas More Law Center filed a federal lawsuit
challenging the Department of Defense’s actions which prohibited a Catholic
Priest from celebrating Mass at a Naval base under threat of arrest and barred
the Chapel to Catholic religious services due to the recent government
shutdown. Erin Mersino filed
the lawsuit in the Federal District Court in Washington DC on behalf of Father
Ray Leonard and Fred Naylor, a parishioner. Erin explains the case and why it
is still alive and important despite the end of the shutdown.
4:40 – National Catholic Reporter: “Gay marriage foes change their tactics,
but not their tune” – A Response
The National Catholic
Reporter last week published a piece by Heidi Schlumpf
entitled “Gay marriage foes change their tactics, but not their tune.”
In it she says “opponents of same-sex marriage, who consider themselves
defenders of so-called traditional marriage, know how to analyze poll data,
too. So it's not surprising that there has been a noticeable revision to their
arguments.” She particularly takes aim at our friend Bill May who was a key player in getting Prop 8 passed in CA.
He joins us to respond to this column.
5:00 – A Mobile Mission: Catholic Apps On-The-Go
Sarah Reinhard is an admitted app-a-holic. Specifically a Catholic app-a-holic.
When she hears there’s a new Catholic app on the market, she is nearly helpless
not to go right over to iTunes and download it. If you’re one of the many with
an app-loving device in your pocket or purse, Sarah takes us through a few of
her favorite Catholic apps. Then we take your recommendations of apps that help
you in your spiritual walk.
5:20 – Direct To My Desk: What Are the
Catholic Apps YOU Can’t Live Without?