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25
Aug

Aug. 25, 2014 show Host Bob Gilligan leads off the show by talking with Bill O'Keefe of Catholic Relief Services about the agency's efforts to help persecuted Christians in Iraq. University of Notre Dame professors Nicole Garnett and Margaret Brinig then join the program to talk about their new book, "Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban ...

22
Aug

U.S. bishops today rejected a revised accommodation to the federal Health and Human Services mandate requiring employers to offer insurance coverage of abortion-inducing drugs, contraceptives and sterilizations. Agency officials today announced that religious nonprofit employers that do not qualify for the mandate's narrow religious exemption -- such as Catholic ...

25
Jul

When unaccompanied minors come to the United States, Catholic Charities and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Migration and Refugee Services Office step up to the plate to care for and place the children. This short, 5-minute video tells the story of two young men -- one from El Salvador, and the other from Sudan -- who are now living ...

21
Jul

July 21, 2014 show CCI Executive Director Bob Gilligan talks to Pastor Cory Brooks of New Beginnings Church in Chicago, who is seeking to end the gun violence in Chicago through his Project H.O.O.D. program (Helping Others Obtain Destiny) by calling for 5,000 men and women to volunteer to patrol 500 corners in Chicago. Bob also speaks with Dawn ...