Description: As a special memoriam in honor of Catholic Connection’s host, Teresa Tomeo’s Mother, we replay Peggy’s conversation with Teresa and “Rosie Posie” about the power of a Mother’s persistent prayer for a prodigal daughter. To read the Obituary, post a prayer or memory, go to: https://www.ahpeters.com/obituaries/Rose-Squillace?obld=12494529#obituaryInfo
Description: The massive economic stimulus bill is headed to President Trump's desk after final passage by the House. It is the largest economic rescue package in American history. The House tally was done by a voice vote of members in the House chamber, so it will be recorded as unanimous. All members were not able to get back to DC due to logistical and health concerns related to the coronavirus crisis. Richard Rubin has more.
Richard Rubin is the U.S. tax policy reporter for The Wall Street Journal in Washington, focusing on the intersection of taxes, politics and economics. Before joining the Journal in 2015, he covered tax policy for Bloomberg News and Congressional Quarterly. Follow him on Twitter @richardrubinDC
Faith and Science at Notre Dame: The Story of John Zahm (2 segments)
Description: Fr John Zahm was a Holy Cross priest and scientist who served as vice president at the University of Notre Dame, He argued that Roman Catholicism was fully compatible with an evolutionary view of biological systems, an idea that was rejected and led to censure. John Slattery joins us with a look at his story.
John Slattery is a Senior Program Associate with the Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion program at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has a PhD in Systematic Theology and the History of Philosophy of Science from Notre Dame. He is the author of Faith and Science at Notre Dame: John Zahm, Evolution, and the Catholic Church and the editor of the forthcoming Christian Theology and the Sciences. Visit him at johnpslattery.wordpress.com
Dr. Matthew Bunson
Matthew Bunson is Executive Editor and Washington Bureau Chief for EWTN News and a Senior Fellow at St Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He’s the author or co-author of more than 50 books including the first English-language biography of Pope Francis and The Encyclopedia of Catholic History. Follow him on twitter at MattBunson. Register Radio airs Saturdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 11 am.
Analysis Reveals that Museum of the Bible's Dead Sea Scrolls collection is Fake
Description: Test conducted at the request of the Museum of the Bible have revealed its entire collection of Dead Sea Scrolls fragments are forgeries. The Museum has decided to leave the forgeries on display, with an update exhibit explaining the situation and how the ancient documents are studied. We get the details from Gordon Govier.
Gordon Govier is editor of ARTIFAX Magazine and executive producer of The Book & The Spade radio program and podcast. Visit radioscribe.com