|Catholic Radio Weekly August 2007 Past Episodes
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Harry Forbes, with the USCCB Office for Film and Broadcasting, reviews the HBO adaptation of Shakespeare's play "As You Like It".
- Bridgette Monahan, with the Catholic Extension Society, reports on the slow aftermath recovery process for Hurricane Katrina and how people can help storm-impacted churches get back on their feet.
- CRS representative Jenifer Podiatz, talks about the agency's assistance to people recently left homeless after severe monsoon flooding in India.
- Our Catholic News Service Washington Report looks at the situation in Darfur now that the United Nations is sending peace-keeping forces to the war-torn region.
- For the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Fr. Greg Friedman, asks listeners to examine their own travel plans as Christ's disciples.
- Part II of a four-part series featuring winners of the 2007 Catholic Charities USA "Family Strengthening Awards; this week we highlight the Archdiocese of Portland, Ore's El Programa Hispano.
- CNS's John Thavis reports on the Holy Father's preparation for World Youth Day next year in Australia.
- In this week's "Fact of Faith" Paulist Fr. Larry Rice discusses why the papal document "Marialis Cultus" best explains the Church's official teaching about Mary.
- Stephanie Festa, of Catholic Relief Services, talks about "Frontiers of Justice," a cultural and educational program that sends U.S. Catholic high school teachers to Kosovo each summer.
- In our CNS Washington Report, Regina Linskey reports on the growing number of programs and initiatives aimed at getting U.S. kids outdoors to exercise.
- Meet Msgr. Scott Friend, the 2007 Lumen Christi Award winner, for his outstanding work in Hispanic ministry for the Diocese of Little Rock.
- Part I of a four-part series featuring winners of the 2007 Catholic Charities USA "Family Strengthening Awards; this week we highlight the Archdiocese of Hartford's Southside Family Center.
- In this week's "Fact of Faith" Paulist Fr. Larry Rice explains how the historical association between Catholic churches and Bingo.
- CNS's John Thavis, reports on the Vatican Library's three-year reconstruction project.
- Harry Forbes, with the USCCB Office for Film and Broadcasting, reviews "No Reservations", starring Catherine Zeta-Jones.
- Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, of the Diocese of Brooklyn, talks about recent meetings the U.S. bishops held with Congressional leaders urging them to end the war in Iraq.
- In our CNS Washington Report, Regina Linskey reports on the release of Fr. Giancarlo Bossi, who was kidnapped in June, and the growing political strife in the Phillipines.
- In this week’s “Fact of Faith” Paulist Fr. Larry Rice leads listeners to the second largest collection of Church relics, which are located in the Diocese of Pittsburgh.
- For the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Fr. Greg Friedman, talks about preparedness and having our priorities straight.
- Richard Doerflinger, with the USCCB Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities, commentates on the congressional bill, called “S-CHIP”, that could provide millions of children health care.
- Deirdre Dessingue, associate general counsel for the USCCB, explains the IRS prohibition against political campaign intervention for religious organizations and non-profit groups.
- CNS’s Carol Glatz, reports on the world’s smallest country—Vatican City State—new website: www.vaticanstate.va.
- Harry Forbes, with the USCCB Office for Film and Broadcasting, reviews “An Artic Tale”, which examines environmental change and global warming.
- Debbie Devoe, with Catholic Relief Services, reports on signs of stability in the Darfur region of Sudan.
- Janel Dagata Lynch, of Catholic Charities, shares how local organizations, in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, are bringing the issue of human trafficking to public attention and what citizens can do in their own communities.
- In our CNS Washington Report, Regina Linskey talks about the small, but growing number of Mexicans converting to Islam.
- Meet Dr. Steven Levin, the 2007 American Academy of Family Physicians “Doctor of the Year”, who practices at the Diocese of Metuchen’s St. John’s Health Center in New Brunswick, NJ.
- CNS’s Carol Glatz, reports on the Vatican’s “Going Green” solar projects.
In this week’s “Fact of Faith” Paulist Fr. Larry Rice shares some information about his favorite C.S. Lewis book.
- Harry Forbes, with the USCCB Office for Film and Broadcasting, reviews “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”.
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