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  Catholic Chicago Week in Review 9-10 AM
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Catholic Conference Hour

3rd Monday Monthly 8-9 a.m.
WNDZ 750-AM
Bob Gilligan

Bob Gilligan, Executive Director of the Catholic Conference of Illinois, a group that lobbies on behalf of all dioceses in the state, hosts this program, where his guests give expert analysis on how proposed laws relate to the principles of Catholic social teaching.

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: Manya Brachear, religion reporter for the Chicago Tribune, talks to Bob about her career here in Chicago as she moves onto bigger things on the East Coast. Segment II: Eric Scheidler, executive director of the Pro-Life Action League, joins Bob to talk about a new abortion clinic that just opened in Skokie under the name of Carafem. Segment III: Ryan Gruenenfelder, director of advocacy and outreach for AARP Illinois joins Bob in talking about a recent public opinion poll conducted for the over-50 crowd. Segment IV: Melissa Hastings, policy advisor for the USCCB's Migration and Refugee Services, talks to Bob about a proposed federal change in the "public charge" rule.
Monday, October 15, 2018 | Stream | Download

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: Matt Dietrich with the Illinois State Board of Elections joins Bob to talk about election security after last year's hacking of the agency's database. Segment II: Bob talks with Anthony Granado with the USCCB's Office of Domestic Social Development about the status of the food stamp program. Segment III: Joyce Duriga, editor of the Chicago Catholic, talks about her recent pigrimage to Lourdes with St. John Berchmans parish in Chicago.
Monday, September 17, 2018 | Stream | Download

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: Rob Griffin, associate director of research at the Washington, D.C.-based Public Religion Research Institute joins Bob to talk about recent results of a public opinion poll indicating the tide seems to be turning in favor of religious freedom.
Monday, August 20, 2018 | Stream | Download

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: Jim Geoly of the law firm of Burke, Warren, MacKay and Serritella in Chicago joins Bob to talk about the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Segment II: State Senator Dale Righter, R-Mattoon, talks to Bob about the impact of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding crisis pregnancy centers and how it may set a precedent for a similar Illinois case currently in the courts. Segment III: Greg Bishop, a journalist for the Illinois News Network, joins Bob to talk about a recent story he did on a 274% increase in the number of taxpayer-funded abortions for the first six months of 2018 as compared to the same time frame in 2017. Segment IV: Mary Kate Knorr, the new executive director of Illinois Right to Life, joins Bob to talk about her new role.
Monday, July 16, 2018 | Stream | Download

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: Some clarity on the issue of family separation, unaccompanied minors, and the so-called "lost" children. Guest: Ashley Feasley. Segment II: The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd., v. Colorado Civil Rights Commision. Guest: Rick Garnett. Segment III: The recent CDC report on an increased suicide rate across the country. Guest: Dr. Frances Broghammer. Segment IV: Fr. Matt O'Donnell talks about his work that garnered him the 2018 CCHD Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award.
Monday, June 18, 2018 | Stream | Download

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