Dr. Tom Curran reflects on themes of the Advent Season by asking the questions: Am I praying more? Am I practicing self-denial? What’s holding me back? Tom reads insights from the Catechism of the Catholic Church on “The fecundity of marriage” and the duty of transmitting human life (CCC:2371) and excerpts from the new book-interview, “The Strength of Vocation: Consecrated Life Today” by Fr. Fernando Prado.
Dr. Tom Curran interviews Dr. Janet Smith, Author and Professor at the Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, about the unfolding clergy sex abuse crisis. Professor Smith talks about the No More Victims movement and gives solutions for reparation of the Church. Read What We, The Laity, Are Reading That Is Shaking Us to the Core: A Reader on the Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal. (lifesiteNews)
Dr. Tom Curran discusses the interview segment conducted by 60 Minutes with Siobhan O’Connor, (CBS, Oct 28th 2018) the former assistant to Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo. Later in the program, Tom reads testimonies from survivors of the sexual abuse clergy scandal. Read the Statement from Bishop Richard J. Malone to ’60 Minutes.’ (Buffalo Diocese, Oct 27th 2018)