Catholic Conference Radio Hour on Chicagoland Catholic Radio

CCI Executive Director Robert Gilligan hosts the Catholic Conference Radio Hour on the third Monday of the month on WNDZ Chicago 750 AM. Gilligan discusses current public policy issues affecting the Church with experts and newsmakers.

CCI Radio Hour Aug. 27, 2012

CCI Radio Hour Aug. 27, 2012

Aug. 27, 2012 show Fr. Larry Dowling of Priests for Justice for Immigrants joins host Bob Gilligan to discuss the deferred action program proposed by the federal government for young, undocumented immigrants. On the first day that applications were accepted for the...

CCI Radio Hour July 16, 2012

CCI Radio Hour July 16, 2012

July 16, 2012 show Bob talks with CCI's own Marilou Gervacio and Fr. Chris Reuter of the Belleville Diocese about CCI's statewide Prison and Jail Ministry. Karen Lucas of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network then joins Bob to talk about the U.S. Supreme...

CCI Radio Hour June 18, 2012

CCI Radio Hour June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012 show Bob talks with Tom Howard from the Archdiocese of Chicago's Office of Peace and Justice about the Fortnight for Freedom, set for June 21-July 4. Lindsey Artola of the government affairs team for Presence Health (the merged health system of...

CCI Radio Hour May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012 show Deacon Richard Hudzik of Chicago talks with Bob about President Barack Obama's recent statement of support for same-sex marriage -- the deacon is a member of CCI's Defense of Marriage department. Bob then speaks about Cardinal George's...

CCI Radio Hour — April 16, 2012

CCI Radio Hour — April 16, 2012

April 16, 2012 show Bob Gilligan talks to Bishop Daniel Jenky as he celebrates 10 years as bishop of Peoria. David Morrison of the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform explains political action committees and the power they have in making contributions for...

CCI Radio Hour – March 19, 2012

March 19, 2012 show Bob talks with state Rep. Tom Morrison, R-Palatine, about House Bill 4117, which calls for abortion clinics to abide by the same standards as other ambulatory surgical treatment centers (ASTC). He then talks with John Bouman, president of the...

CCI Radio Hour – Feb. 27, 2012

CCI Radio Hour – Feb. 27, 2012

Feb. 27, 2012 show Bob welcomes state Rep. Joe Lyons, D-Chicago, to the show to talk about the Ultrasound Opportunity Act, House Bill 4085. The proposed legislation simply calls for women seeking an abortion after seven weeks of pregnancy to be offered the opportunity...

CCI Radio Hour – Jan. 23, 2012

Jan. 23, 2012 show Bob talked with Chicago attorney Jim Geoly about the recent refusal of the Obama administration to broaden the religious exemption for mandated coverage of contraceptives and sterilization. They also spoke about the impact of the U.S. Supreme...

CCI Radio Hour – Dec. 19, 2011

Dec. 19, 2011 show Bob spoke with Tom Chapman, head of the Iowa Catholic Conference, about the upcoming Iowa caucuses on Jan. 3. Bob and attorney Paul Linton discussed the recent decision by the Illinois Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of the 1995...

CCI Radio Hour – Nov. 21, 2011

Nov. 21, 2011 show Did you know that the USCCB's Committee on Religious Liberty is planning a "Fortnight of Freedom" this summer? Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield, who serves on that committee, mentioned the two-week event during...