Wednesday, July 4, 2012
EWTN Press Release: Threats to Religious Freedom
EWTN: Impact of the 'Fortnight,' Threats to Religious Freedom at Home & Abroad, Connecting Your Spiritual & Work Lives and Much More!
Irondale, AL – What are the political ramifications of the USCCB's Fortnight for Freedom? How does the Republican Party fall short on health care and immigration in the eyes of the U.S. Bishops? Find out when Political Consultant Mary Matalin joins Host Raymond Arroyo on the set of "The World Over." Airs 8 p.m. ET, Thursday, July 5 — exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
He's the President of the Catholic University of America and an expert on religious freedom! Watch "The World Over" as Guest John Garvey talks about the Supreme Court decision on the health care law, how it might affect the University's lawsuit against the HHS mandate, and the general threat to religious freedom in the U.S. Airs 8 p.m. ET, Thursday, July 5 — exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
What is the threat to religious freedom internationally - especially in Africa and Asia? Join Lord David Alton, a member of the British House of Lords, on the set of "The World Over" with Host Raymond Arroyo. Airs 8 p.m. ET, Thursday, July 5 — exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Did you know that the Ethics and Public Policy Center recently help a National Religious Freedom Conference in Washington, D.C.? Get the highlights at 8 p.m. ET, Thursday, July 5, on "The World Over" with Raymond Arroyo — exclusively on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
"Life on the Rock" Co-hosts Fr. Mark and Doug Barry speak with Fr. Richard Ho Lung, founder of The Missionaries of the Poor, who was recognized last year for his joyful service to the poorest of the poor with the Guzi Peace Prize. Be sure to watch his inspiring message on "Life on the Rock." Airs 10 p.m. ET, Thursday July 5 —exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
A hero for Heaven and on the battlefield! Fr. John Hotze joins Fr. Mitch Pawa on the set of “EWTN Live” to advocate for the canonization of U.S. Army Chaplain Fr. Emil Kapaun. To find out why he should go from being associated with cannons to canonization, watch “EWTN Live,” at 8 p.m. ET, Wednesday, July 4 — exclusively on EWTN!
It’s something everyone thinks about at one time or another. “Life After Death” is the weighty topic that Host Fr. Benedict Groeschel and guest Fr. Douglas McKay will be discussing on this week’s “Sunday Night Prime.” Airs 7 pm ET, Sunday, July 8 — exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
The EWTN’s Theology Roundtable has been served a full plate of heavy moral issues! Join Host Colin Donovan as he gathers the roundtable to dig into some of the toughest moral issues of today including, abortion, capital punishment and just war. There’s always an extra place for you to sit at the “Theology Roundtable,” so tune in for this EWTN exclusive at 10 p.m. ET, Sunday, July 8. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Even though Sunday is reserved as “The Lord’s Day,” our God is always present in our lives. Learn how to better connect your spiritual life with your daily work in simple down-to-earth ways. Clock in at 6:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, July 5, to watch “Does it Work?”— exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
What better time to celebrate the closing Mass for The Fortnight to Freedom events than on the day that America decided to fight for its own freedom? Join us at The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception as Cardinal Wuerl and Archbishop Chaput celebrate the Fortnight’s Closing Mass live, at 12 p.m. ET, Wednesday, July 4 on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
St. Maria Goretti: a model and martyr for purity. Watch the story of young Maria Goretti, a devout 11-year old girl who was stabbed to death after she refused to give in to the advances of her assaulter. See why she made “Love’s Bravest Choice.” Airs 6:30 p.m. ET, Friday, July 6 on EWTN. Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Don’t try to get out of jury duty! “EWTN Bookmark” Host Doug Keck calls legal advisor and author James Hitchcock to take the stand and give his testimony on the history of all cases concerning religious issues taken to the Supreme Court in his set of two books on “The Supreme Court and Religion in American Life.” Mark your place for this Fortnight for Freedom themed “EWTN Bookmark.” Airs 9:30 a.m. ET, Sunday, June 8 — exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
Grow your family tree with Christ! In this second part of his four-part miniseries, Author Bert Ghezzi talks about ways families can grow together while living out their Catholic Faith!. Don’t miss Part 2 of “Keeping Your Kids Catholic.” Airs 1:30 p.m. ET, Friday, June 29 – exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.
The fight for religious liberty is far from over! EWTN News Director and Host Raymond Arroyo will keep you up-to-date with news on the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the healthcare bill and what it means for religious liberty in the future. Don’t miss “The World Over,” at 8 p.m. ET, Thursday, July 5 — exclusively on EWTN! Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.