The World Over
Each week, Raymond Arroyo challenges viewers with important political and cultural reporting and analysis of a wide variety of topics of interest to Catholics and people of faith.
World Over - 2021-06-10 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
BILL DONOHUE, president of The Catholic League, previews his new report outlining President Joe Biden's policy positions that depart from Catholic teaching since the beginning of his presidency. GORDON CHANG, Asian affairs expert discusses US-China relations, the 32nd anniversary of the Tianenman Square massacre and much more. JIM NICHOLSON, former US Ambassador to the Holy See talks about the upcoming meeting between Pope Francis and President Biden, the "pride" flag controversy and more. FR. STEPHEN IMBARRATO, priest of the Archdiocese of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and one of the organizers of The Men's March in defense of the unborn tells us about the event scheduled for June 12 in Washington, DC.
World Over - 2021-06-03 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
GEORGE CARDINAL PELL, discusses his new book, Prison Journal Volume 2: The State Court Rejects the Appeal. ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY discuss the recent revisions to Canon Law announced by the Vatican. STEVEN MOSHER, president of the Population Research Institute is here with an update on the Chinese Communist government's recent arrest of a Catholic bishop, and the initiation of a THREE child policy to curb China's steep population decline. DAN PATRICK, Lieutenant Governor of Texas talks about the "heartbeat bill" signed into law recently by Governor Greg Abbott, the ongoing border crisis and much more.
World Over - 2021-05-27 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
BISHOP THOMAS PAPROCKI of Springfield, IL, discusses his recent show of support for the discussion of Eucharistic coherence at the upcoming USCCB Spring Meeting in June. ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY discuss the letter signed by many US bishops asking that Eucharistic coherence NOT be discussed at the USCCB Spring Meeting in June and provide in-depth analysis of other important Catholic news of the week. DAN PATRICK, Lieutenant Governor of Texas talks about the "heartbeat bill" signed into law last week by Governor Greg Abbott, the ongoing border crisis and much more.
World Over - 2021-05-20 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
CARTER SNEAD, professor of law at The University of Notre Dame discusses the decision by the US Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in a Mississippi abortion ban case, and what this may mean to the future of Roe v. Wade. REGGIE LITTLEJOHN, president of Women's Rights Without Frontiers, and New Jersey CONGRESSMAN CHRIS SMITH update us on the Congressional Hearing held in Washington this week..."China, Genocide and the Olympics". DEACON LARRY ONEY, of the Archdiocese of New Orleans and president of Hope & Purpose Ministries joins us to talk about their important initiatives helping farmers and schools in Africa. BRAD MINER, senior editor of The Catholic Thing, and author discusses the release of the THIRD edition his book, The Compleat Gentleman: The Modern Man's Guide to Chivalry.
World Over - 2021-05-13 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
CARDINAL GERHARD MULLER, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith at the Vatican, and GEORGE WEIGEL, theologian and author of Not Forgotten, address the controversy over same-sex blessings in the Catholic Church in Germany, and the Vatican's new letter to the US Bishops regarding the treatment of Holy Communion & pro-abortion Catholic politicians. MOST REV. ROBERT VASA, bishop of Santa Rosa, CA and interim adviser to The Catholic Medical Association, examines the Biden Administration's redefinition of "sex", and how their new terminology MAY affect Catholic hospitals and health care. SOHRAB AHMARI, op-ed editor for The New York Post discusses his new book, The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos. SAM BROWNBACK, former US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom joins us to comment on the US State Department's newly released 2020 Report on International Religious Freedom.
World Over - 2021-05-06 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York, and PATRICK BRENNAN, professor of law at Villanova University discuss the growing controversy over whether politicians and public figures who support and promote abortion should present themselves for Holy Communion. MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILDEONE, Archbishop of San Francisco joins us to discuss his new pastoral letter, "Before I Formed You in the Womb I Knew You: A Pastoral Letter on the Human Dignity of the Unborn, Holy Communion and Catholics in Public Life." BOB and JEANNE BERNEY, the CEO and President of Picturehouse are here to talk about the theatrical RE-release of the acclaimed Marian film, Fatima, out in theaters May 7th.
World Over - 2021-04-29 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
WALID PHARES, Middle-east and US foreign policy expert joins us to discuss the planned US troop withdrawal from Iraq, the status of the nuclear deal with Iran and much more. ARTUR PAWLOWSKI, pastor of Street Church Ministries in Calgary, Alberta talks about the Canadian government's crackdown on his church community due to COVID19 safety regulations. ARMONDO ACOSTA, award-winning film director and screenwriters talks about his new film The Last Supper: The Living Tableau. CLARE ASQUITH, scholar and author of Shakespeare and the Resistance, discusses Shakespeare's works and how he might have used his art to comment on the religious and political issues of his day.
World Over - 2021-04-22 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
KEN STARR, former US Solicitor General discusses the Chauvin verdict, the Supreme Court, the Equality Act and his new book, Religious Liberty in Crisis: Exercising Your Faith in an Age of Uncertainty. MARC LITTLE, attorney and pastor of No Longer Bound Abortion & Miscarriage Recovery Ministry reflects on the verdict handed down this week against the police officer who killed George Floyd, and what is needed for healing in the black community and in America as a whole. BRIAN HARRISON, former HHS Chief of Staff BRIAN HARRISON is here with an update on the migration crisis at the US-Mexico border. EDWARD PENTIN, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register discusses his recent reports on the increased pressure on the Catholic Church to change its teaching on homosexuality, and the Vatican's continuing silence on human rights abuses in China. FR. ROBERT SIRICO, president of The Acton Institute, shares his thoughts on the cultural pressure on the Church to relax its teaching on sexual morality, and the ongoing incarceration of Catholic businessman Jimmy Lai by the Communist Chinese government.
World Over - 2021-04-15 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
REP. CHRIS SMITH (R-NJ), US Congressman from New Jersey and co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus discusses the Biden Administration's plan to restore federal funding to Planned Parenthood. DR. STEPHEN SMITH, head of The Smith Center for Infectious Diseases and Urban Health discusses the latest COVID news including the controversial pause in distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. REV. EARL SMITH, former Chaplain at San Quentin State Prison in California and author of Death Row Chaplain shares his harrowing conversion story and discusses his work ministering to prisoners and professional athletes. PETER KREEFT, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Boston College talks about his new book, How to Destroy Western Civilization and Other Ideas from the Cultural Abyss.
World Over - 2021-04-08 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of The Catholic Thing.org and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York discuss the latest Catholic news of the week, particularly the recent crackdowns on Masses and church services due to COVID restrictions. TOM CARROLL, superintendent of schools & secretary of education for the Archdiocese of Boston disucsses the state of Catholic eduction as the pandemic continues to curtail attendance at public schools. BISHOP JOSEPH STRICKLAND, of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas and KARI BECKMAN, founder of Regina Caeli Academy discuss the purpose and goals of Veritatis Splendor, a new Catholic center being built in East Texas.
World Over - 2021-04-02 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
MIKE POMPEO, former US Secretary of State under President Trump joins us to discuss the growing humanitarian crisis and lawlessness at the US-Mexico border, the World Health Organization's findings on the origins of COVID and much more. SHANNON BREAM, host of FOX News @ Night talks about her brand-new book, The Women of the Bible Speak. DAVID ALTON, member of the UK House of Lords joins us to talk about the sanctions placed on him and 4 other members of the UK Parliament by the Communist Chinese government for speaking out against human rights abuses in China. DECLAN GANLEY, Irish entrepreneur and former candidate for EU Parliament discusses the recent criminalization of the public celebration of the Roman Catholic Mass in Ireland due to COVID19. FR. PETER VASKO, O.F.M., President of The Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land with Stations of the Cross from the Holy Land.
World Over - 2021-03-25 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
CARDINAL RAYMOND L. BURKE, canon lawyer & former head of the Apostolic Signatura (the Vatican's high court) discusses the ongoing controversy over the Vatican's rejection of the possibility of blessing same sex unions. ROMA DOWNEY & MARK BURNETT, Hollywood movie producers talk about their new film, Resurrection. BRIAN HARRISON, former Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, discusses the state of the migration crisis at the US southern border.
World Over - 2021-03-18 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
GERHARD CARDINAL MÜLLER, former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) discusses the recent Vatican pronouncement on blessing same sex unions, and restrictions placed on the celebration of Masses inside St. Peter's Basilica. Highlights from Raymond Arroyo's special, virtual book signing of The Thief Who Stole Heaven hosted by EWTN's Doug Keck. MARY RICE HASSON, attorney and Director of the Catholic Women's Forum joins us with an update on the status of The Equality Act in the US Senate.
World Over - 2021-03-11 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
HARRY CONNICK, JR., award winning singer-songwriter and performer talks about life during lockdown his new album of sacred songs, Alone with My Faith. NINA SHEA, director of The Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute joins us with a recap of the Pope's visit to Iraq, and an update on the ongoing crackdown on religious freedom by the Communist Chinese government. GARY SINISE, actor & philanthropist discusses the work of his Foundation to help our nation's veterans and first responders.
World Over - 2021-03-04 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
REP. CHRIS SMITH (R-NJ), US Congressman from New Jersey talks about the status & contents of a COVID19 relief bill under development in Congress. FR. TAD PACHOLCZYK, director of education at The National Catholic Bioethics Center discusses the ethical issues and concerns surrounding a new COVID19 vaccine. EDWARD PENTIN, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register and FR. BENEDICT KIELY, founder or Nasarean.org, join us for a preview of Pope Francis's Apostolic Visit to Iraq. MEGHAN COX GURDON, book critic at The Wall Street Journal shares her thoughts on the cancel culture and its most recent victim, the stories of Dr. Seuss.