National News Roundtable

Pope FrancisSeptember 23, 2013 – Segment 1

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; The Rev. 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.