SYNOD OF "BISHOPS"?, FREE JIMMY LAI!
SYNOD OF "BISHOPS"? Robert Royal, editor in chief of TheCatholicThing.org and Fr. Gerald Murray, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of NY discuss the latest news coming from Rome and the Synod, including the Pope's changes to Synod protocol allowing voting privileges to lay people at the October Synod of Bishops, and a Vatican document in the works addressing the status of civilly divorced Catholics without annulments that COULD eventually allow them to receive Holy Communion. FREE JIMMY LAI! Fr. Robert Sirico, president emeritus of The Acton Institute joins us to talk about Acton's new documentary film, The Hong Konger: Jimmy Lai's Extraordinary Struggle for Freedom, and analysis of controversial comments made by the Prefect of the Pontifical Academy for Life regarding assisted suicide.