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.
2021-09-23 - THE VATICAN'S "GREEN PASS", ROE v. WADE UNDER SCRUTINY, HENRIE DIRECTS!, MARCH FOR THE MARTYRS
CHAD PECKNOLD, professor of theology at The Catholic University of America with analysis of the Vatican's vaccine mandate, Nancy Pelosi's clash with Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone over abortion, and Pope Francis' ongoing thoughts on the worldwide Synod of Bishops. DORINDA BORDLEE, senior counsel of the Bioethics Defense Fund discusses the landmark Mississippi abortion ban going before the US Supreme Court in December. Could Roe vs. Wade be eventually overturned? DAVID HENRIE, actor-producer-director talks about his faith, how Pope Francis predicted a great blessing for his family, and directing his newest film, This Is the Year. GIA CHACON, human rights activist and founder of For the Martyrs joins us to discuss the worldwide persecution of Christians and the March for the Martyrs in Washington, DC on September 25th.
2021-09-17 - THE PAPAL POSSE, HARMEET DHILLON, JESSE WATTERS
The Papal Posse...ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY on tonight's World Over with analysis of Pope Francis' comments on being pastoral NOT political when administering Communion, the presence of "vaccine deniers" in the College of Cardinals and much more. . HARMEET DHILLON, attorney with The Center for American Liberty joins us on the World Over to respond to the Biden Administration's push for vaccine mandates...and whether such mandates forced on the American people are legal...or even constitutional. JESSE WATTERS, FOX News host and New York Times best selling author joins Raymond on the World Over to share his modestly titled new book, How I Saved the World.
2021-09-10 - TEXAS "HEARTBEAT" LAW, PRO-ABORTION CATHOLIC POLITICIANS, THE ASSAULT ON THE TLM, THE AFTEMATH OF IDA, 9/11...20 YEARS LATER
DAN PATRICK, Lt. Governor of the State of Texas discusses the intense backlash to the state's newly enacted restrictions on abortion. DAMIAN THOMPSON, associate editor of The Spectator talks about the ongoing assault on the Traditional Latin Mass, and previews the 2023 Synod of Bishops. STEVE SCALISE, Congressman from the State of Louisiana discusses the aftermath of Hurricane Ida and whether the new Infrasctructure Bill in Congress will do enough to address the damage to the state. FR. CHRISTOPHER NALTY, pastor of Good Shepherd/St. Stephen Catholic Church in New Orleans updates us on the hurricane damage to St. Stephen Catholic School and how students and parishioners are coping. A remembrance of the terrorist attacks on 9/11 as we approach the 20th anniverary of that terrible day.
2021-09-03 - HARRY CONNICK JR., WENDELL PIERCE, JAMES CARVILLE & MARY MATALIN
HARRY CONNICK JR., award winning singer-songwriter and performer talks about life during lockdown & his recent album of sacred songs, Alone with My Faith. WENDELL PIERCE, actor, native New Orleanian discusses his memoir, The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken. JAMES CARVILLE & MARY MATALIN, political power couple discuss, faith, politics, and their book, Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home.
2021-08-27 - REMEMBERING FATHER NEUHAUS, DION SINGS THE BLUES
FR. RICHARD JOHN NEUHAUS, the late, founding editor of First Things, from a June 2002 episode of The World Over discusses the clergy sex abuse crisis and his book, As I Lay Dying. DION DiMUCCI, singer-songwriter and member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame talks about his life, career and most recent album, Blues With Friends.
2021-08-20 - WALID PHARES, MOST REV. DONALD DEGROOD, FR. TAD PACHOLCZYK
WALID PHARES, National Security and foreign policy expert joins us to discuss the takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban in the wake of the US troop withdrawal. MOST REV. DONALD DEGROOD, bishop of Sioux Falls, SD on the controversial issue of religious exemptions from COVID vaccinations. FR. TAD PACHOLCZYK, director of education for the National Catholic Bioethics Center on the ethics of vaccination mandates.
2021-08-13 - RELIGIOUS EXEMPTIONS FOR COVID VACCINES, EWTN's 40th ANNIVERSARY, MORALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTING
PHILIP LAWLER, editor of Catholic World News and author of Contagious Faith, and FR. ROBERT SIRICO, president of The Acton Institute discuss the controversy over religious exemptions from COVID vaccinations, the murder of a Catholic priest in France, and the big news stories of the week. RAYMOND ARROYO takes a look back at Mother Angelica & 40 years of EWTN to commemorate the network's 40th Anniversary on August 15th. GEORGE SCHWARTZ, CEO of Schwartz Investment Counsel and manager of Ave Maria Mutual Funds on the current state of the US economy & morally responsible investing.
2021-08-06 - DR. STEPHEN SMITH, NINA SHEA, TOKYO OLYMPICS
DELTA VARIANT/COVID19 DR. STEPHEN SMITH, head of The Smith Center for Infectious Diseases and Urban Health discusses the latest COVID news including the Delta Variant and vaccine mandates in New York City. RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION IN CHINA NINA SHEA, director of The Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute joins us with an update on Communist China's ongoing persecution and suppression of religious liberty. TOKYO OLYMPICS DOMINIQUE DAWES, three-time Olympic gymnast joins us to talk about the Simone Biles controversy at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
2021-07-30 - FULL EPISODE: (ENCORE) CARDINALS GERHARD MÜLLER, RAYMOND BURKE, & PAPAL POSSE
GERHARD CARDINAL MÜLLER, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), and RAYMOND CARDINAL BURKE, canon lawyer & former head of the Apostolic Signatura weigh in on the Pope's new Motu Proprio, Guardians of the Tradition (Traditionis Custodes). ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY discuss Guardians of the Tradition (Traditionis Custodes) and how the new restrictions on the Traditional Latin Mass could affect Church unity. The World Over with Raymond Arroyo airs on EWTN Thursdays at 8pm ET. It re-airs on Fridays at 1am & 9:30am ET, and Mondays at 10pm ET.
2021-07-23 - GERHARD CARDINAL MÜLLER and RAYMOND CARDINAL BURKE, ROBERT ROYAL and FR. GERALD MURRAY
GERHARD CARDINAL MÜLLER, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), and RAYMOND CARDINAL BURKE, canon lawyer & former head of the Apostolic Signatura weigh in on the Pope's new Motu Proprio, Guardians of the Tradition (Traditionis Custodes). ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY discuss Guardians of the Tradition (Traditionis Custodes) and how the new restrictions on the Traditional Latin Mass could affect Church unity.
2021-07-16 - POPE FRANCIS' HEALTH, CUBANS DEMAND FREEDOM, POLITICS OVER PROFIT? THE "NONES",
EDWARD PENTIN, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register joins us with an update on Pope Francis's health after returning to the Vatican this week after his July 4 surgery. MIKE POMPEO, former US Secretary of State, now a Distinguished Fellow at The Hudson Institute, is here with analysis of the political unrest in Cuba and Haiti. RYAN BURGE, professor of political science at Eastern Illinois University and author discusses his new book, The Nones, about the decline in religious affiliation in America. DANIEL GRANT, co-founder and CEO of 2ndVote Advisors talks about ethical investing and the threat of "woke" capitalism.
2021-07-09 - World Over - 2021-07-08 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, joins us to discuss the latest news regarding Pope Francis' health, the Vatican's financial scandal and the indictments of 6 former Vatican officials for financial malfeasance. DR. ANTHONY OLIVA, general surgeon and regional director at The Catholic Medical Assocation gives us a doctor's perspective on Pope Francis' health following colon surgery performed this week. DECLAN GANLEY, Irish businessman and former candidate for EU Parliament discusses the recent crackdown on Chinese billionaire Jimmy Lai, the shuttering of his pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily by the communist Chinese government. NOELLE MERING, editor of TheologyofHome.com talks about the push for so-called "critical race theory" in some US Catholic schools, and her new book, Awake, Not Woke: A Christian Response to the Cult of Progressive Ideology.
2021-07-02 - World Over - 2021-07-01 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
GARY SINISE, actor and philanthropist updates us on the 10th anniversary of The Gary Sinise Foundation and its work on behalf of US veterans and first responders. VICTORIA HUI, professor of political science the University of Notre Dame discusses the Communist Chinese government’s recent centenary celebrations, and China's ongoing crackdown on free speech and freedom of religion in Hong Kong and the mainland. Encore of our exclusive interview with JOSE FELICIANO, Grammy Award winning guitarist and singer, talking about his patriotic single, I'm America. Highlights of WORLD OVER classic interviews with American heroes, LT. GEN. HAL MOORE and ADMIRAL JEREMIAH DENTON.
2021-06-25 - World Over - 2021-06-24 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org, and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY discuss the USCCB's recent vote to prepare a teaching document on Catholics & Holy Communion. CHRISTOPHER BEDFORD, senior editor at The Federalist, discusses the increase in hate crimes committed against Catholics and Catholic institutions. FR. JOHN TRIGILIO & FR. KEN BRIGHENTI, host of EWTN's Web of Faith, discuss their new book Web of Faith: A Curious Catholic’s Answers to Theological Questions.
2021-06-18 - World Over - 2021-06-17 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
MOST REV. SALVATORE CORDILEONE, Archbishop of San Francisco, CA joins us with his perspective on this week's Spring Meeting of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops. PHILIP LAWLER, editor of Catholic World News and author of the new book Contagious Faith, is here with analysis of the Spring Meeting of the US Bishops' Conference. LEE HABEEB, host of Our American Stories and Executive Producer of a new film, The Streets Were My Father, a moving documentary on fathers and fatherlessness. DOMINIK ZAWADZKI, director of The Zabinski Foundation talks about the new documentary, Of Animals and Men, about his grandparent's efforts to save Jewish lives during World War II.