Archive for August, 2014


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 America." Journalist and Relevant Radio host Sheila Liaugminas closes out the show by discussing her new book, "Non-Negotiable: Essential Principles ...


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 hospitals, colleges, universities, Catholic charities, and child-welfare agencies -- may notify HHS in writing of their objections. The agency ...