Monday, Sep 21, 2020

Sept. 21, 2020 show

Gloria Purvis, co-host of EWTN Radio’s Morning Glory show, joins Bob to talk about her call for Catholics to confront the sin of racism in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death. Her efforts last month drew the attention of the New York Times, which published a center-page opinion piece on her. Next, state Rep. La Shawn Ford, D-Chicago, discusses the efforts of the Illinois Legislature’s Black Caucus to craft comprehensive legislation targeting systemic racism slated to be unveiled during the six-day fall veto session set for late November and early December. Then, Sr. Stephanie Baliga, a Franciscan Sister of the Eucharist of Chicago who ministers from the Mission of Our Lady of the Angels in Chicago, last month ran a marathon on a treadmill after learning the Chicago Marathon was cancelled because of the ongoing pandemic. Finally, Molly Perry, board member of Aid for Women, Chicagoland’s leading crisis pregnancy center, talks about the organization’s virtual annual benefit dinner on Oct. 7 featuring retired Super-Bowl winning tight end Benjamin Watson as the keynote speaker.