EWTN News Nightly

EWTN’s daily news and analysis program from Washington, DC.

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EWTN News Nightly | Friday, February 16, 2024

2/16/2024

On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: In the Roosevelt Room of the White House, President Joe Biden, reacting to the death of Alexei Navalny, told reporters “he bravely stood up to the corruption, the violence and all the bad things the Putin government was doing.” Biden added, “Even in prison, he (Navalny) was a powerful voice for the truth.” EWTN News Nightly White House correspondent Owen Jensen reports. Michael Kimmage, a professor and Department Chair of history at the Catholic University of America joins News Nightly to discuss why the death of Alexei Navalny is so consequential and if Vladimir Putin considered him a threat. After witnessing all the pictures of people laying flowers at monuments dedicated to victims of political repression after Navalny's death was announced, Kimmage shares how this is resonating with people in Russia. Nearly four dozen members of Congress are accompanying the Vice President and others to Munich. Foreign leaders will be turning their attention to those lawmakers, seeking to have the U-S pass more funding for the war in Ukraine. Capitol Hill Correspondent, Erik Rosales reports. Gordon Chang, author of 'The Coming Collapse of China' joins News Nightly to discuss article 23, if it will become law, and why it is being considered when the current National Security law is already resulting in numerous arrests and convictions. Bishop Earl Fernandes of Columbus, Ohio joins News Nightly to discuss Encounter, an event in New York City taking place this weekend. Bishop Fernandes is a featured speaker and will share why it is such a powerful and unique event, later he explains this year's theme, "Tearing Open the Sleeping Soul" which pays tribute to St. Gregory the Great. Don't miss out on the latest news and analysis from a Catholic perspective. Get EWTN News Nightly delivered to your email: https://ewtn.com/enn

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EWTN News Nightly | Thursday, February 15, 2024

2/15/2024

On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Former President Donald Trump—trying to win back the White House in November of 2024—is headed to trial. His hush-money case gets going March 25, 2024. That’s what a judge has ruled. Trump said in Manhattan, “We’re here for something that is not a crime.” EWTN News Nightly White House Correspondent, Owen Jensen reports. The head of the House Intelligence Committee sent out a text message warning lawmakers of a "serious national security threat" involving Russia. It set off alarm bells, not just on Capitol Hill but through the nation. Capitol Hill Correspondent Erik Rosales reports. Ed Clancy, Director of Outreach of to 'Aid to the Church in Need' joins News Nightly to discuss the situation for Christians in Gaza, especially the Catholic Parish of the Holy Family. He also gives insight to the daily life of the people seeking refuge. AC Wimmer of CNA Deutsch joins News Nightly to discuss the reasons why European farmers have taken to the streets in protest. He also shares what support the farmers have received from government officials and the Catholic Church. Later Wimmer discusses the impact these protests will have, the response from the EU, and the long-term prospects for farming on the continent. Today marks the 80th anniversary of one of the most controversial moments of WWII. On February 15th,1944 allied forces bombed Monte Cassino, a Catholic monastery in Italy. Now the Benedictine community there is commemorating the day and sharing insight on what happened. EWTN Vatican Bureau Chief, Andreas Thonhauser reports. Don't miss out on the latest news and analysis from a Catholic perspective. Get EWTN News Nightly delivered to your email: https://ewtn.com/enn

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EWTN News Nightly | Tuesday, January 16, 2024

1/16/2024

On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: A-P Correspondent Philip Crowther is live at the Iowa Events Center to discuss Trump's record-setting win in Iowa last night. From the White House, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are weighing in on Trump's win, including the topic of Roe v. Wade and its demise in 2022. CUA Professor Matthew Green joins News Nightly to discuss his thoughts on last night's Iowa results, considering this was the lowest Caucus turnout in 24 years. Later he explains the differences between the Iowa Caucuses and a New Hampshire primary, in terms of style of vote and who constitutes those votes. Congress has only four days to avoid a partial government shutdown. House Speaker Mike Johnson and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced a new deal to keep some federal departments open. Bishop Kevin Rhoades from the diocese of Fort Wayne- South Bend is the new Chairman of the USCCB Religious Liberty Committee. He discusses why he and his brother Bishops decided to release a report on religious freedom and if the report will address gender ideology. In other news, Pope Francis responded publicly to questions about the Vatican's declaration on blessings for same-sex couples for the first time in a television interview on Sunday night. Pope Francis later touched on the possibility of a trip to his home country of Argentina, EWTN News Vatican Correspondent Colm Flynn reports. Don't miss out on the latest news and analysis from a Catholic perspective. Get EWTN News Nightly delivered to your email: https://ewtn.com/enn

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