Program #0543 for Thursday, July 11, 2013: News Headlines for the Week: Encyclical, Canonization, Lampedusa

July 11, 2013

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News Headlines for the Week: Encyclical, Canonization, Lampedusa

News Headlines for the Week: Encyclical, Canonization, Lampedusa

Today’s topics: News Headlines of the Week

Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel examines the news headlines of the past week, including Pope Francis’ encyclical “Lumen fidei” as a Christmas present for all Catholics; the interesting linking of the canonization announcements of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII; and Pope Francis’ homily at Lampedusa that drives home the message that we must not let our comforts numb us to the plight of those suffering all around us each day.

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Today’s host(s): Scot Landry and Susan Abbott

Today’s guest(s): Gregory Tracy, managing editor of the Pilot, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston, and Fr. Roger Landry, pastor of St. Bernadette Parish in Fall River

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