EWTN News In Depth
EWTN’s roundtable discussion series and in depth interviews unapologetically examine and analyze important issues, news, and events from an authentically Catholic perspective. An engaged one-hour discussion about topics that matter to you.
2022-09-23 - Abortion as a global issue.
Abortion as a global issue. The News In Depth team discusses pro life efforts in Africa. And an insightful interview on the psychology of priest abuse: why it happens and how the Church can better protect children. Plus, a royal farewell: images and
2022-09-16 - As Latin America moves away from its Catholic roots and grows more secular.
As Latin America moves away from its Catholic roots and grows more secular, we unpack recent abortion legislation in three countries. A look at Pope Francis’ first visit to Kazakhstan. And uncovering the faith of Queen Elizabeth II, her role as Supr
2022-09-09 - Remembering royalty: a look back at the 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II and her encounters with five popes.
Remembering royalty: a look back at the 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II and her encounters with five popes. Our expert panel discusses what is next for the pro-life movement in a post-Roe world. Plus, what the Church believes about incremental ab
2022-09-02 - Extraordinary Consistory & the College of Cardinals
The changing face of the College of Cardinals and continual reform of the Curia as Pope Francis holds consistories at the Vatican. Plus, priests and the laity alike are distressed as the last Traditional Latin Masses are held in some parishes, in the
2022-08-26 - A look at how Afghan refugees are resettling in the United States one year after the Taliban regained control of their home country
A look at how Afghan refugees are resettling in the United States one year after the Taliban regained control of their home country. Expert analysis on the latest religious freedom violations in Nicaragua and the recent arrest of a bishop. Plus, the
2022-08-19 - Class is in session
Class is in session. We break down the report card on school choice programs and Catholic school enrollment across the nation ahead of a new academic year. Plus, a program that gives teachers the tools to pass on the faith, and a new book that teache
2022-08-12 - Amid record-setting inflation, a look at what Catholic Charities is doing to help Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck.
Amid record-setting inflation, a look at what Catholic Charities is doing to help Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck. Plus, a visit to an orphanage in South Sudan protecting vulnerable children from the streets, and a ministry that motivates teens
2022-08-05 - The votes are in: we break down the results of Kansas’ Love Them Both Amendment and share reactions from Kansans.
The votes are in: we break down the results of Kansas’ Love Them Both Amendment and share reactions from Kansans. Plus, a look back at Pope Francis’ penitential trip to Canada, and the second annual World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.
2022-07-29 - Christian Persecution
In this special edition of EWTN News in Depth, we dive into the persecution of Christians throughout the globe. Religious freedom advocates weigh in on the egregious human rights violations and what needs to be done to bring peace.
2022-07-22 - EUCHARISTIC REVIVAL
In this special edition of EWTN News In Depth, we dive into the source and summit of the Catholic faith: the Eucharist. Learn about the Old Testament’s foretelling of Holy Communion, what parishes can expect from the USCCB’s National Eucharistic Revi
2022-07-15 - Research reveals where American Catholics stand on major political issues and Church doctrine.
A new poll from EWTN News and RealClear Opinion Research reveals where American Catholics stand on major political issues and Church doctrine. We look at what it could mean for the Catholic vote. Plus understanding the impact of gubernatorial races a
2022-07-08 - Roe V Wade: A flood of lawsuits from pro-abortion groups
In the wake of the overturn of Roe V Wade, a flood of lawsuits from pro-abortion groups freeze life-affirming protections in some states across the nation. A look at the violent attacks on churches and pregnancy centers across the nation. Plus, how P
2022-07-01 - MS Attorney General Lynn Fitch and Solicitor General Scott Stewart discuss the case they defended that led to the overturn of Roe V Wade.
Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch and Solicitor General Scott Stewart discuss the case they defended that led to the overturn of Roe V Wade. Plus, we speak to the coach and the attorneys at the center of the Supreme Court’s latest ruling on pr
2022-06-17 - The archbishop of Uvalde, Texas discusses the Church’s push for gun reform in the wake of the deadly school shooting.
The archbishop of Uvalde, Texas discusses the Church’s push for gun reform in the wake of the deadly school shooting. A look at the pro-life fight in the pro-abortion state of New York, and how military service members suffering from invisible wounds
2022-06-10 - EWTN NEWS IN DEPTH
As a historic abortion ruling by the Supreme Court nears, we revisit our exclusive series “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” to examine the reproductive health changes some states are already making. How pro-life leaders are advocating for showin
2022-05-20 - EWTN NEWS IN DEPTH
05/20/2022 A look at what Senators are doing to codify Roe v. Wade. AAPI Catholics gather to celebrate their heritage, and the story of a college student who is going from wide receiver to seminarian. T: @markironsmedia #prolife #postroegen
2022-05-13 - Abortion pills in the mail: a look at the next battle for the pro-life movement.
Abortion pills in the mail: a look at the next battle for the pro-life movement. How Catholic women are fighting for better maternity leave, and a peek at some of the Saints that will be canonized by Pope Francis.
2022-05-06 - A leaked draft of a Supreme Court decision indicates the historic overturn of Roe v Wade is imminent.
A leaked draft of a Supreme Court decision indicates the historic overturn of Roe v Wade is imminent. We speak with Ed Whelan of the Ethics and Public Policy Center about the contents and consequences. Cardinal Timothy Dolan in Europe providing spiri
2022-04-29 - American Officials visit Ukraine, a Religious Freedom Case at the Supreme Court, inside the Black Catholic community in the U.S., and 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines.
Correspondent Colm Flynn continues his on-the-ground coverage in Ukraine, and Montana Senator Steve Daines talks with EWTN News in Depth about his recent visit to Ukraine. EWTN Vatican Bureau Chief Andreas Thonhauser explains the role religion is pla
2022-04-22 - AG Bill Barr Interview, the latest from Ukraine and a Relics Exhibit
Former Attorney General Bill Barr discusses threats to religious liberty in the U.S. and the importance of election integrity. Correspondent Colm Flynn is on the ground in Ukraine with the latest on the Russian Invasion. Plus, welcoming Catholics ho
2022-04-08 - The war in Ukraine brings new atrocities to light, a guide to Catholic investing from the Knights of Columbus, and wrapping up “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” series with a reporter roundtable.
Global outrage at Russia as horrific images emerge of civilian deaths. We speak with Fr. Oleksandr Zelinskyi about the current situation in Ukraine and how he continues to bring Christ to those in need. Plus, as we wrap up our exclusive series “Life
2022-04-01 - Life After Roe: Debate in the States – California and an interview with the new president of the Catholic University of America
The latest on the crisis in Ukraine and the international response to the war. Reporter Roselle Reyes looks at how short-wave radio is being used to bring news to Ukraine as social media and internet sites are being blocked by Russia. We also feature
2022-03-25 - A priest in Ukraine joins us from Ukraine plus “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” Tennessee
Fr. Andriy Zelinskyy, SJ joins us from Ukraine to share his perspective on the war. The series “Life After Roe: Debate In The States” continues with a look at support centers for crisis pregnancies and abortion laws in Tennessee. Pope Francis’ Secret
2022-03-18 - Russian Catholic Priest on Ukraine Crisis
A Catholic priest in Russia and another in Ukraine weigh in on the crisis in Ukraine. Plus our exclusive series “Life After Roe: Debate in the States,” continues with a look at Michigan. What the Michigan constitution has to protect life, that other
2022-03-11 - Life After Roe: Debate in the States Florida plus the latest on Ukraine
The exclusive series “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” continues with a look at Florida. The sunshine state just passed into law a 15 week ban on abortion. Reporter Catherine Hadro gives us a breakdown of the pro-life movement in Florida and the
2022-03-04 - Launching an exclusive series of “Life After Roe: Debate in the States” plus the latest on the war in Ukraine
The start of a series that dives into abortion laws across the U.S. We look at future of abortion in several states, as the Supreme Court will weigh in on a case that could overturn abortion rights. Plus the latest on the situation in Ukraine. Colm F
2022-02-25 - War in Ukraine
Montse Alvarado speaks with EWTN colleagues in Ukraine on the situation there and the need for prayer. Plus, a new Supreme Court Justice nominee, how her judicial experience and philosophy could impact the future of the court. Also, Church officials
2022-02-18 - Faith on the field – The Supreme Court Case
Supreme Court justices will hear an appeal of the high school coach who was forced out of his job over an on-the-field prayer. Plus, a dive into a historic Catholic fraternity for Black Americans and stepping back in time to the birthplace of St. Val
2022-02-11 - Push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment
FIRST CENTURY LOOK AT THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT, AS SOME LAWMAKERS AND THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION RENEW A PUSH FOR GENDER EQUALITY IN THE CONSTITUTION. BUT 50 YEARS AFTER IT WENT TO THE STATES FOR RATIFICATION, THE DEFINITION OF DISCRIMINATION “ON ACC
2022-02-04 - German Synodal Path and the Olympics in China
Church leaders in Germany meet for the German Synodal Path to discuss controversial proposals on sexual morality, priestly celibacy, the role of women in the Church and other issues that challenge Church teaching. EWTN’s Managing Editor in Germany, M
2022-01-28 - EWTN News In Depth: The Future of the March for Life Movement
Tonight on 'EWTN News In Depth': After the first fully in-person march for the annual March for Life since the start of the pandemic, and with two important abortion cases being reviewed by the Supreme Court, EWTN News in Depth looks at the next stag
2022-01-14 - The role of the Catholic Church and international governments.
Montse Alvarado sits down with the Apostolic Nuncio to the U.S., Archbishop Christophe Pierre about his complex work in multiple countries as an ambassador of Pope Francis. Rome Correspondent Colm Flynn shares the Holy Father’s message to ambassadors
2022-01-07 - Recap of the top stories of 2021 impacting Catholics
A historic Papal trip to Iraq, restrictions on Traditional Latin Mass, a multi-million dollar financial scandal involving a high-ranking Vatican official and a landmark Supreme Court decision in favor of Catholic Social Services. This episode feature
2021-12-17 - Understanding the SCOTUS Commission report and a sit down with Cardinal George Pell
The main takeaways from the SCOTUS Commission report and the impact it may or may not have on the future of the Supreme Court. Plus, Cardinal George Pell is “On the Record” with how his faith helped him during his imprisonment. We highlight a massive
2021-12-10 - Religious liberty and school choice
Supreme Court Justices hear oral argument in Carson v. Makin. At issue is whether a state violates the religion clauses or equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution by prohibiting students participating in student aid from choosing to use thei
2021-12-03 - SCOTUS Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health
Oral argument heard in an historic abortion case at the Supreme Court. In Depth analysis of the arguments laid before the court and how justices responded. A dive into democracy concerns in Hong Kong as devout Catholic and media mogul Jimmy Lai ma
2021-11-19 - USCCB’s 2021 Fall General Assembly take-a-ways
The main issues discussed at the assembly and how they impact parishioners in the U.S. Luisa de Poo, the Associate Director of Pro-Life Activities for the Diocese of Austin; provides insight on the USCCB’s “Walking with Moms in Need” program that aim
2021-11-26 - A Thanksgiving special highlighting women’s religious
Thousands of women around the world have dedicated their lives to Jesus Christ. This episode showcases some of the incredible vocation stories of nuns and sisters and their tireless work reflecting the love of God that we’ve aired throughout the year
2021-11-12 - Should clergy be allowed in the execution chamber? The latest from the Supreme Court. Plus Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia goes “On the Record.”
On the Record with Archbishop Nelson Perez 18 months into his new role leading the Philadelphia archdiocese. Discussing adoption and foster care in the U.S., as we celebrate National Adoption month, and opening the doors to vocations for men and wome
2021-11-05 - Understanding the Synod on Synodality
This episode looks at the importance of dioceses taking part in the Synod on Synodality. Reporter Mark Irons looks at how parishioners are called to work with Church leaders to mold the future of the Church. A panel discussion dives into the impact i
2021-10-29 - Importance of interreligious dialogue and a look at the rise in homeschooling
On the 56th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, a Vatican II document supporting interreligious dialogue we look at the current relationship of the Catholic Church with other faiths. This episode also looks at the growing number of households that homescho
2021-10-22 - he history and future of Catholicism in Lebanon and the legacy of St. Junipero Serra.
Learning more about the Maronite Catholic Church, which is in full communion with the Holy See. Host Montse Alvarado speaks with Bishop Gregory Mansour about the history and future of the Church in Lebanon. Plus a panel discussion on the current viol
2021-10-15 - The relationship of the Church and Native Americans, plus political and corporate responses to global religious persecution.
New Mexico Bishop James Wall discusses the plans for the USCCB to support Native American ministries in the U.S. and reconcile former injustices against indigenous communities. Reporter Mark Irons provides an overview of the relationship of the Catho
2021-10-08 - Major Trials of the Catholic Church
A breaking news report on the Catholic Church in France reveals that more than 200,000 children suffered abuse over several decades. EWTN News In Depth has expert analysis from the National Catholic Register’s Europe Correspondent Solene Tadie. In Ro
2021-10-01 - Biblical principles behind financial planning
Host Montse Alvarado speaks with a leading venture capitalist on using principles from the Book of Genesis for Economic Success. Plus, how to invest your money following Catholic guidelines. Experts share how Catholic institutions and lay Catholics c