In our first segment we will focus on the visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. We begin the segment with award-winning poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller, Board Member of the Institute for Policy Studies, who will offer his thoughts and reflections.
During this discussion we turn to our panel of guests: Ralph Moore, Program Manager for Restoration Gardens, a housing and resource development center for homeless youth in Baltimore’s Southern Park Heights neighborhood; Dr. Rosann Catalano, Staff Scholar at Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies; andSister Mary AquinO’Neill, Sister of Mercy and Founding Director of Mount St. Agnes Theological Center for Women.
Also, the Rev. Merrick Moise, calls in with his reflections on the Pope’s visit. Rev. Moise is an ordained minister, writer, community activist, teacher, and one of the first African Americans ordained within the Old Catholic Movement in Baltimore.
We kickoff the week Monday morning at 9:00 with a news roundtable on the issues of the day, including: Pope Francis’ recent statements on controversial subjects such as Syria, abortion, and the LGBT community; the hostage situation in Nairobi; and racial profiling and the death of Jonathan Ferrell, a former Texas A&M football player who was killed by police in North Carolina on September 14 after crawling from his wrecked car and seeking help at the home of a woman who panicked and called 911. Our panel of guests include: Edward Wyckoff Williams, Contributing Editor for The Root; TheRev. Meredith Moise, ordained minister, writer, community activist and teacher; Dr. John Bullock, professor of Political Science at Towson University; and Monsignor Stuart Swetland, Vice President of Catholic Identity at Mt. St. Mary’s University.
On this morning’s weekly roundtable on national news headlines we discuss a range of topics including new NSA revelations, the Bradley Manning trial verdict, the Pope’s stance on gay marriage and homosexuality, and peace talks between Israel and Palestine. Our guests are:
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