CCI Radio Hour: Feb. 17, 2020

CCI Radio Hour: Feb. 17, 2020

Executive Director Bob Gilligan speaks with Bishop Malloy of Rockford; discusses the possible impact of a U.S. Supreme Court case on tax credit scholarships; and gets an update on Illinois' tax credit scholarship program.
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CCI Radio Hour: Jan. 20, 2020

CCI Radio Hour: Jan. 20, 2020

Executive Director Bob Gilligan explores the USCCB's election-year initiative, "Civilize It"; limiting solitary confinement with state Rep. LaShawn Ford, D-Chicago; reforming the felony-murder charge with advocate Marshan Allen; and vaping with Shana Crews of the American Cancer Society.
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CCI Radio Hour: Dec. 16, 2019

CCI Radio Hour: Dec. 16, 2019

Executive Director Bob Gilligan discusses the upcoming March for Life Chicago with speaker Claire Culwell; the Global Child Thrive Act with representatives of USCCB and CRS; a ministry for homeless men with Deacon Alfred Coleman; and the joy of adoption with Christopher Orlet of the Belleville Messenger.
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CCI Radio Hour: Nov. 18, 2019

CCI Radio Hour: Nov. 18, 2019

Executive Director Bob Gilligan explores fallout from the Reproductive Health Act with a Flossmoor dentist; mental health services provided by the new Encompassing Center; the Joliet Diocese's new Laudato ministry with Kayla Jacobs; and the miracle attributed to Archbishop Sheen with Bonnie Engstrom.
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CCI Radio Hour: Oct. 21, 2019

CCI Radio Hour: Oct. 21, 2019

Executive Director Bob Gilligan discusses a recent federal report on the impact of assisted suicide on the disabled; three current U.S. Supreme Court cases that could impact religious freedom; an effort to consolidate downstate and suburban pension pension funds for police and firefighters; and a preview of the veto session with a Capitol News Illinois journalist.
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CCI Radio Hour: Sept. 16, 2019

CCI Radio Hour: Sept. 16, 2019

Executive Director Bob Gilligan talks about federal officials lowering the cap on migrants seeking entry into America; Aid for Women's annual benefit dinner; the 50th anniversary of Misericordia; and an engineer turned novice taking her final vows as a Franciscans of the Eucharist.
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CCI Radio Hour: Aug. 19, 2019

CCI Radio Hour: Aug. 19, 2019

Executive Director Bob Gilligan discusses the importance of the first 72 hours after an inmate's release with Dr. MaryClare Birmingham of Kolbe House; the Catholic Day of Action for Immigrant Children with Sr. JoAnn Persch; and a new report on American opinions on abortion and contraception with Natalie Jackson of the Public Religion Research Institute.
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CCI Radio Hour: July 15, 2019

CCI Radio Hour: July 15, 2019

Executive Director Bob Gilligan discusses the deleterious effects expected from gaming expansion with Les Bernal of Stop Predatory Gambling; Holy Cross Hospital's new crisis stabilization unit; and humanitarian aid for migrants with Sr. Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA.
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CCI Radio Hour: June 17, 2019

CCI Radio Hour: June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 show Juan Rangel, strategy director for Empower Illinois, the organization that awards Tax Credit Scholarships to most of the Catholic schools in Illinois, joins Bob to talk about the complete funding of the program in the new state budget despite...

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