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Program #0530 for Thursday, June 20, 2013: News Headlines for the Week of June 17

June 24, 2013

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Today’s topics: News Headlines for Week of June 17 Summary of today’s show: Our regular Thursday panel including Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Fr. Roger Landry and Gregory Tracy, discuss the news headlines of the week, including the Fortnight for Freedom, the US Senate special election in Massachusetts, the Apostolic Nuncio’s remarks at the Redemptoris Mater […]

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Program #0413 for Thursday, November 8, 2012: Question 2; Dolan on Election; Cheverus awards; Serra Boston

November 8, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: On our usual Thursday news show, Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, and Greg Tracy reviewed the headlines of the week, including Tuesday’s election, discussing their personal recollections of the day and results; Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s gracious letter to President Obama congratulating him and praying he will work for the common good; the […]

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Program #0412 for Wednesday, November 7, 2012: Post-Election Wrap-up

November 7, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: After the final votes have been tallied, Scot Landry and Fr. Matt Williams analyze the results of Election Day, starting with the bright spot of the defeat of Question 2 and assisted suicide, including how the results broke down by city and town and the question of whether a particular pastor’s […]

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Program #0411 for Tuesday, November 6, 2012: Election Day Special

November 6, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: It’s finally Election Day and Scot Landry and Fr. Chris O’Connor welcome Michael Lavigne and David Harris—a former Senate staffer turned seminarian—to discuss today’s election, their experiences at the polls, and their predictions for the presidential election, the Mass. Senate race, ballot question 2, and other public policy issues and political […]

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Program #0410 for Monday, November 5, 2012: Election Eve Special

November 5, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: On the eve of one of the most momentous elections in a generation, Scot Landry welcomes Fr. Roger Landry and Janet Benestad to discuss one last time about the life and death consequences of Massachusetts Question 2, which would legalized assisted suicide; how one might choose between two candidates who have […]

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Program #0408 for Thursday, November 1, 2012: Final days before election; 4 steps in 4 days to stop assisted suicide; fifth graders visit seminary; remembering deceased deacons

November 1, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Our Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbot, Fr. Roger Landry, and Domenico Bettinelli considered the news headlines of the week, including Cardinal Se├ín’s four steps to stop assisted suicide in the final four days before the election; making your vote count and Catholic citizenship; Synod recommendations for the new evangelization; […]

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Program #0403 for Thursday, October 25, 2012: Assisted suicide; How Catholics should vote; new cardinals

October 25, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Fr. Roger Landry, and Gregory Tracy on Thursday discussed the news headlines of the week, including the bevy of newspaper editorials opposing Question 2; the Pilot’s own editorial on the assisted suicide question; Scot’s column in the Pilot answering proponent’s claims in […]

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Program #0372 for Wednesday, September 12, 2012: Dr. Ken Stevens on physician-assisted suicide

September 12, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: As Massachusetts voters prepare to consider Question 2–a proposal to legalize physician-assisted suicide–in November, Dr. Ken Stevens, an oncologist from Oregon, sits down with Scot Landry to talk about the impact of passage of a similar law in his state in 1994. Since 1998, when the law went into effect, more […]

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Program #0350 for Friday, July 27, 2012: Physician-Assisted Suicide update

July 27, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: The final language for the physician-assisted suicide ballot question facing voters in Massachusetts this November has been issued by the Secretary of State’s office and Janet Benestad returns to update Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell on what it says, what’s been happening in the educational initiative and to hear from […]

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Program #0339 for Thursday, July 12, 2012: Suicide on the ballot; Chinese bishop excommunicated; restoring tradition

July 12, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Fr. Roger Landry, and Gregory Tracy looked at the news headlines of the week, including confirmation that assisted suicide will be on the ballot in Massachusetts in November; the excommunication of an illicitly ordained Chinese bishop; Cardinal Raymond Burke’s public comments on […]

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