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Catholic Conference Hour

3rd Monday Monthly 9-10 a.m.
Relevant Radio 950-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: Recapping the budget agreement and income tax increase and what's up with Senate Bill 1, the education funding reform bill. Guest: Jak Tichenor. Segment II: Dr. Jim Rigg joins Bob to talk about the scholarship tax credit that is being lobbied to get into Senate Bill 1. Segment III: Jim Geoly talks about the recent Supreme Court 7-2 decision in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc v. Comer, which is being hailed by the USCCB as a "landmark victory for religious freedom". Segment IV: John Haas, president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center, joins Bob to talk about the case of Charlie Gard, the 11-month old boy in England.
Monday, July 17, 2017 | Stream | Download

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: Dr. Brian Callister, an internal medicine specialist located in Reno, Nevada, joins Bob to talk about the video he recently did for the Patient's Rights Action Fund, an organization that lobbies against physician-assisted suicide. Segment II: Monsignor Pat Pollard joins Bob to talk about the unique cemetery ministry as he approaches retirement on June 30. Segment III: Rachel Yarch, a partner with the downtown Chicago law office of Burke, Warren, MacKay and Serritella, joins Bob to talk about a recent unanimous U.S. Supremen Court ruling that holds the faith-based hospital pension plans are covered by the "church plan" exemption under the Employment Retirement Income Security Act.
Monday, June 19, 2017 | Stream | Download

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: State Sen. Tim Bivins, R-Dixon joins Bob to talk about House Bill 40, which was passed by the Senate. Governor Rauner has promised to veto the legislation, but Senate leadership has used a procedural move to keep the bill in the Senate. Segment II: Hillary Byrnes joins Bob to talk about the religious freedom exectutive order that President Donald Trump recently signed. Segment III: Sam Tuttle talks about House Bill 3142, which would "ban the box"-the question box on college admisstions applications that asks about criminal history. Segment IV: Sue Barrett joins Bob to talk about Aid for Women's upcoming June 10 fundraiser, "A Day at the Races".
Monday, May 15, 2017 | Stream | Download

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: Greg Dolan with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops joins Bob to talk about what the Trump administration means for Catholic Education. Segment II: Fr. Tom Walsh, pastor of St. Martin de Porres parish in Chicago's Austin neighborhood talks with Bob about Cardinal Cupich's new anti-violence initiative announced last week. Segment III: Kate Kuhn, assistant director of Catholic Charities of Chicago's refugee resettlment program discusses the program and Catholic Charities' need to raise $250,000 by July 1 to continue the program.
Monday, April 17, 2017 | Stream | Download

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: Sr. Carol Keehan, President and CEO of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, joins Bob to talk about the House GOP's replacement for Obamacare, the American Health Care Act. Segment II: State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Aurora, joins Bob to talk about House Bill 2647, which would boost services for veterans in an effort to prevent suicide. Segment III: Sue Barrett, executive director Aid for Women joins Bob for an update about their case against the state and Senate Bill 1564. Segment IV: Alexandra Fedosenko, who heads up the Respect Life Office in the Joliet Diocese, joins Bob to talk about two upcoming "Life Advocacy Days" for lay Catholics to lobby their state House Representative against House Bill 40.
Monday, March 20, 2017 | Stream | Download

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