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CCI Radio Hour: March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018 show

The March 20 primary elections in Illinois kick off this month's show, as John Shaw, director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University, joins Bob to talk about various races across the state. Then, Fr. David Kelly of Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation in Chicago talks about the restorative justice hubs his ministry has created across the city. Next, Anthony Holter of Empower Illinois, the scholarship-granting organization serving most of the Catholic schools in the state for the new Tax Credit Scholarship program, discusses the successful relaunch of the application process that saw more than 44,000 submissions. Finally, Jason Welch, the boys’ basketball coach at Bloomington Central Catholic High School, joins Bob to talk about the recent post-game, on-court group prayer with players from Chicago Orr in the Class 2A semifinal tournament action. Photos and videos of the show of faith have gone viral.