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 - 2020-07-30 with Raymond Arroyo
CANDACE OWENS, political commentator, and co-founder of The Blexit Foundation discusses the racial tension simmering in the United States after death of George Floyd. EDWARD PENTIN, Rome correspondent for The National Catholic Register reports on the latest news from the Vatican, and shares his new book, The Next Pope: The Leading Cardinal Candidates. NINA SHEA, director of The Center for Religious Freedom at The Hudson Institute, joins us with an update us on religious persecution in China and Nigeria. CHARLES COLE, director of The London Oratory Schola Cantorum Boys Choir, discusses how choir schools are being adversely affected by the COVID19 pandemic and the ongoing economic and social shutdown.
World Over - 2020-07-23 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of The Catholic Thing and FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York, discuss new Vatican directives on parish leadership and the reporting of sex abuse cases. MICHAEL DEEGAN, superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of New York and GINA CHRISTOFORATOS, a parent of two children in the New York Catholic School system discuss the financial strain Catholic schools and parents are under during this pandemic. DR. STEPHEN SMITH, infectious disease specialist at The Smith Center for Infectious Diseases in New Jersey discusses the science and latest studies regarding COVID19 and safety as kids head back to school in the fall.
World Over - 2020-07-16 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
LOU HOLTZ, legendary former head coach of the University of Notre Dame “Fighting Irish” discusses the upcoming NCAA football season and how it will be affected by COVID19. . GORDON CHANG, author and Asia expert discusses the increasingly strained relations between the US and China, and the sanctions being placed on Communist China as a result of their crackdown on freedom in Hong Kong. DION DiMUCCI, singer-songwriter and member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame talks about his terrific new album, Blues with Friends.
World Over - 2020-07-09 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
JOSEPH CARDINAL ZEN, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong updates us on the persecuted Church in communist China and a new “security” law enacted in Hong Kong that may further inhibit religious freedom. DEACON HAROLD BURKE-SIVERS, co-host of EWTN Radio’s Morning Glory, shares his thoughts on racial tension in the US and the ideology behind the Black Lives Matter organization. MOST REV. THOMAS DALY, Bishop of the Diocese of Spokane, Washington discusses a local Catholic Charities CEO’s controversial comments on racism. GAYLE TROTTER, attorney and spokeswoman for The Judicial Crisis Network analyzes the recent US Supreme Court decision in favor of The Little Sisters of the Poor and their objection to the Obamacare contraception mandate.
World Over – 2020-07-02 – Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
BILL DONOHUE, president of The Catholic League discusses a Catholic Charities official's controversial comments on race, the anti-religious nature of the effort to tear down statues and memorials, and much more. . DORINDA BORDLEE, of The Bioethics Defense Fund, and CARRIE SEVERINO of The Judicial Crisis Network analyze some of the major decisions handed down by the US Supreme Court this week. MSGR. ANTHONY FIGUEIREDO, former personal secretary to Theodore McCarrick discusses the Vatican's long promised McCarrick report and when it might finally be released. JOSE FELICIANO, Grammy Award winning guitarist and singer talks about his new, and very timely single, I'm America.
World Over – 2020-06-25 – Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP, in an exclusive interview talks about restoring unity to the nation in the aftermath of massive world wide protests and a global pandemic, plus the life issues in the next election, the destruction of historic monuments, DACA, the Vigano letter and much more. NEWT GINGRICH, former Speaker of the US House of Representatives joins us with reaction to and analysis of the interview with President Trump, and talks about his new book, Trump and the American Future: Solving the Great Problems of Our Time. STEVEN MOSHER, China expert and president of the Population Research Institute with analysis of the current status of the Catholic Church in China and a whistleblower report claiming that Communist China MAY have paid the Vatican to keep silent about China's human rights atrocities. THOMAS MORESTEAD, place-kicker for the New Orleans Saints and author of the new book, The Middle School Rules of Thomas Morstead which he wrote to encourage young readers to have confidence, be humble and kind, and thrive in academics and in life.
World Over - 2020-06-22 - EXCLUSIVE! Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP, in an exclusive interview talks about restoring unity to the nation in the aftermath of massive world wide protests and a global pandemic, plus the life issues in the next election, the destruction of historic monuments, DACA, the Vigano letter and much more. GEORGE WEIGEL, theologian & Senior Fellow at the Ethics & Public Policy Center joins us to talk about the continuing Vatican financial scandal and his new book, The Next Pope: The Office of Peter and a Church in Mission. GARY SINISE, actor and philanthropist talks about his memoir Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service about how he found his calling to honor & serve the men and women of the US military.
World Over - 2020-06-18 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
GEORGE WEIGEL, theologian & Senior Fellow at the Ethics & Public Policy Center joins us to talk about the continuing Vatican financial scandal and his new book, The Next Pope: The Office of Peter and a Church in Mission. DR. MEG MEEKER, pediatrician and author of You’ve Got This: Unlocking the Hero Dad Within about the deep bonds between fathers and their children. GARY SINISE, actor and philanthropist talks about his memoir Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service about how he found his calling to honor & serve the men and women of the US military.
World Over - 2020-06-11 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
NIGER INNIS, national spokesman for The Congress of Racial Equality is here with analysis of the ongoing protests…peaceful and violent…across the country in the wake of the death of George Floyd, and shares his thoughts on what is driving the Black Lives Matter movement. MSGR. CHARLES POPE, priest of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC and columnist for The National Catholic Register shares with us what he’s experiencing in his ministry to the black Catholic community here in Washington, DC. PASTOR MARC LITTLE, attorney and pastor of No Longer Bound Abortion & Miscarriage Recovery Ministry tells us what he believes MUST be done to repair and heal the black community once the George Floyd protests wind down. THE PAPAL POSSE...FR. GERALD MURRAY, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York and ROBERT ROYAL, editor-in-chief of TheCatholicThing.org join us with in-depth analysis of the Vatican’s statements on the death of George Floyd, , the ongoing church closures in the US due to the Corona Virus pandemic, and other major Catholic news of the week. . JENI STEPANEK, Ph.D., mother of poet and peace activist Mattie Stepanek talks about her son’s message of peace in these troubled times, his 16th Annual Memorial Mass and the latest news on his cause for sainthood.
World Over - 2020-08-06 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
CARDINAL JOSEPH ZEN, retired bishop of Hong Kong, discusses China's crackdown on Hong Kong and the threat to religious freedom in the country. NEWT GINGRICH, former speaker of the US House of Representatives talks about his latest book, Trump and the American Future. SHARON ROBINSON, daughter of baseball great Jackie Robinson shares memories of her legendary dad and growing up during the civil rights movement. FR. DWIGHT LONGENECKER, priest and columnist discusses spiritual warfare and his new book, Immortal Combat.
World Over - 2020-05-28 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
VICTORIA HUI, professor of political science the University of Notre Dame discusses the recent protests in Hong Kong, the Communist Chinese government’s recent military posturing in Asia, and the state of US-China relations. LISA BERGMAN, co-founder of The St. Charles Borromeo Society discusses the essential nature of Catholic worship as more and more States begin reopening their economies. RANDALL WALLACE, director, producer, novelist, songwriter and Academy Award nominated screenwriter for the Mel Gibson film, Braveheart joins us to talk about his memoir, Living the Braveheart Life: Finding the Courage to Follow Your Heart.
World Over - 2020-05-21 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
GERHARD CARDINAL MÜLLER, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith talks about the curtailing of religious freedom during the pandemic, and discusses the lasting legacy of St. John Paul II on his centenary this week. . JERRY FALWELL, JR., president of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia discusses his success in keeping his students safe from COVID-19 by following health and safety protocols. GARY BEIKIRCH , Vietnam veteran, Green Beret, Medal of Honor recipient and subject of the new book, Blaze of Light, discusses his harrowing experience in Vietnam, how he found his faith there, and the true meaning of Memorial Day. LUKE GOODRICH, senior counsel at The Becket Fund updates us on the standoff between the Catholic Bishops of Minnesota and the state's governor over the restrictions placed on churches and public worship during the pandemic. TERESA TOMEO, EWTN radio host and author discusses her new book, Conquering Coronavirus: How Faith Can Put Your Fears to Rest.
World Over - 2020-05-14 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
REP. MARK GREEN (R-TN), physician and US Congressman from the 7th District of Tennessee talks about the proposed 3 TRILLION dollar stimulus package proposed in Congress for Corona Virus relief. GORDON CHANG, author and expert on Asian affairs discusses the effect the global pandemic is having on US-China relations, particularly in the areas of trade and human rights. CHRISTOPHER ICE, president of Ave Maria University in Naples, Florida and DR. TIMOTHY TRAINOR, president of Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland discuss how their respective institutions will reopen to students this fall semester after months of COVID-19 quarantine. JENNIFER FULWILER, Catholic mom of 6, stand-up comedian and author joins us to talk about family life during the pandemic and her new book, Your Blue Flame: Drop the Guilt and Do What Makes You Come Alive. JOSH McCALLEN, founder of Accountable Equity, talks about his experience in the hospitality industry and how small to medium businesses are coping with the economic shutdown caused by the pandemic.
World Over - 2020-05-07 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
HARMEET DHILLON, attorney with the Center for American Liberty discusses her lawsuit filed against the State of California regarding its ban on public gatherings during the pandemic and the ban’s negative effects on religious practice that may be unconstitutional. DR. THOMAS McGOVERN, dermatologist, infectious disease specialist and Catholic Medical Association board member discusses new guidelines by the Thomistic Insitute for the attendance of Mass during the pandemic. LUKE GOODRICH, senior counsel at Becket Fund joins us with an update on this week’s oral arguments at the US Supreme Court in defense of the Little Sisters of the Poor and their fight against the Obamacare contraceptive mandate.. JEFF KINNEY, the mega-bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series on the art of storytelling, his Catholic faith, and what can make kids want to pick up a book and get lost in a story.
World Over - 2020-04-30 - Full Episode with Raymond Arroyo
MOST REV. THOMAS PAPROCKI, Bishop of Springfield, Illinois discusses how Catholic schools in his diocese are being affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. FR. JOHN ZUHLSDORF, priest, blogger and commentator joins us with analysis of the recent Vatican survey sent to the world’s bishops gauging the influence and effect of the Traditional Latin Mass in the dioceses of the world. MIKE DANIELS, CEO of Nicolet National Bank in Wisconsin on how his institution is helping small businesses weather the economic downturn caused by the global corona virus pandemic. MEGHAN COX GURDON, children's book critic for The Wall Street Journal and author of The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction talks about the power of reading aloud to children.