Monday, Sep 16, 2013

Sept. 16, 2013 show

CCI Executive Director Robert Gilligan is joined today by Bishop David J. Malloy of the Rockford Diocese as he offers insights on the war-torn country of Syria. Bishop Malloy spent a year in Damascus, the capital of Syria, during his time in the Vatican Diplomatic Service. Next, Jim White, an advocacy consultant with the Archdiocese's Office of Immigrant Affairs and Immigration Education, talks about upcoming activities to increase awareness of the need for comprehensive immigration reform, now that Congress has returned from its summer recess. Finally, in a look ahead to October as Respect Life month, Bob welcomes Sue Barrett, executive director of Aid for Women, which runs Heather's House, a home to women during and after their pregnancy. Board member Bill Uliviera also tells of how he became involved with the organization.