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EWTN’s daily news and analysis program from Washington, DC

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EWTN’s daily news and analysis program from Washington, DC

    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 04/09/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Friday, April 9, 2021

    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 04/09/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Friday, April 9, 2021

    On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Queen Elizabeth II announced the death of her beloved husband Friday morning. Historian, author and EWTN broadcaster based in London, Joanna Bogle, who met Prince Philip several times, tells us what he was like and shares some memories of meeting him. In 1961, Queen Elizabeth visited the Vatican with Prince Philip by her side. It was the first time a British Monarch had visited a Pope in almost 40 years. Rome Correspondent, Colm Flynn, takes us through the many visits of Prince Philip to the Vatican. On Friday, the White House announced the formation of a special committee to review possible reforms to the Supreme Court. Director of Policy and Government Affairs at the American Principles Project, Jon Schweppe, joins to discuss what this means exactly. And during her weekly press conference, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shed some light on how Democrats plan to get President Biden's multi-trillion dollar infrastructure and jobs bill passed. Finally this evening, Sister Emanuela Edwards from the Missionaries of Divine Revelation joins to discuss the feast day of the Divine Mercy, which is this Sunday, and its significance for Catholics worldwide.
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    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 04/08/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Thursday, April 8, 2021

    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 04/08/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Thursday, April 8, 2021

    On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: In the White House Rose Garden, President Joe Biden announced new measures to curb deadly gun violence. During his inauguration speech, the president spoke about his eagerness to work with both parties in Congress. However, Senate Republicans say so far it's been the Democrats way or the highway. Meanwhile, Protests continue in Myanmar, following the military coup earlier this year. Vice President of the Religious Freedom Institute, Eric Patterson, joins to remind us how the military takeover began and what the status of the government leaders who were in place before the coup is. Today is also the World Day for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention. The Vatican has joined Harvard University to sponsor a three day online symposium on abuse prevention and treatment. Associate Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Katharina Fuchs, joins to tell us about the recent international webinar. And finally this evening, lawmakers in Arkansas have overridden the veto of a bill that prohibits gender-transitioning procedures for children. Washington D.C. Correspondent for Catholic News Agency, Matt Hadro, joins to talk about Arkansas overriding the governor's veto and whether he was surprised that Governor Asa Hutchinson vetoed the bill in the first place
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    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 04/07/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 04/07/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

    On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Joe Biden once again went before the cameras on Wednesday at the White House pushing his multi-trillion dollar “American Jobs Plan.” Meanwhile, members of law enforcement testify on police policies and procedures in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin as the jury considers the former officer's actions during the arrest of George Floyd. And a new report says Christians in China are being held in secretive brainwashing camps. Author of "The Coming Collapse of China" and "The Great U.S.-China Tech War," Gordon Chang, tells us what is known about this report and whether or not it is accurate. The Vatican is working to ensure 1,200 disadvantaged people in Rome will have the opportunity to receive the coronavirus vaccine. Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis, Aloysius John, joins to discuss the roll-out of vaccines for the poorest and most disadvantaged people in Rome. With the Biden administration is now considering restarting construction of the border wall, as it continues to struggle with the crisis at the border, president of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, Alfonso Aguilar, shares what he thinks of this turn of events. And finally this evening, Catholic Congressman Jake LaTurner shares how having faith in God helps him with his work and family life.
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    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 04/06/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Tuesday, April 6, 2021

    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 04/06/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Tuesday, April 6, 2021

    On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Joe Biden visited a vaccination site in Virginia Tuesday as the White House tries to motivate Americans yet to receive the COVID-19 vaccine to get one. A new decision from the US Senate's Non-Partisan Parliamentarian, now means Democrats could advance more of President Joe Biden's agenda, without the support of Republicans. And on Monday, the Supreme Court dismissed a case over former President Donald Trump's efforts to block critics from his personal twitter account. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote a separate opinion, saying the case raises much bigger questions about the power of social media companies. Senior Director of Policy at the Conservative Partnership Institute, Rachel Bovard, joins to discuss what the main points were of Justice Clarence's separate opinion. An official with the European Medicines Agency is now saying there is a link between the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and rare blood clots in the brain. However, it is unclear what exactly that connection is. The Director for Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases at St. Joseph Health and Professor of Medicine, Dr. Bob Lahita, joins to discuss the vaccine. And finally this evening, the Vatican Secretary of State gave a wide-ranging interview with a Spanish radio network. In it, Cardinal Pietro Parolin discussed the Vatican's deal with China and what he described as a loss of faith in Europe. Rome Correspondent, Colm Flynn joins us to discuss the interview.
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    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 04/05/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Monday, April 5, 2021

    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 04/05/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Monday, April 5, 2021

    On EWTN News Nightly tonight: Pope Francis led Easter celebrations throughout the weekend, in Rome with a message of light and consolation for all people amidst the trials of the coronavirus pandemic. President Joe Biden marked Easter and used the holiday to encourage more Americans to get vaccinated against coronavirus, saying, "We share the sentiments of Pope Francis who has said that getting vaccinated is a moral obligation." Meanwhile, the governor of Georgia is fighting back after Major League Baseball pulls the All-Star game from the state of Georgia over its new voting law. The Senior Political Columnist for the Washington Examiner and American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Resident Fellow, Tim Carney, joins us to talk more about this new voting law. And outside the Capitol, police are looking at ways to make the Capitol safer after a man rammed his car into a barricade on Good Friday, killing one officer and injuring another. Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Joel Griffith, joins to discuss the Biden administration's $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, known as the American Jobs Plan. And finally this evening, Monday night is the championship game in the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament. For the fourth time in five tournaments, a Catholic school has reached the finals. Author John Gasaway, joins to discuss why Catholic colleges have done so well in basketball.
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    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 03/31/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Wednesday, March 31, 2021

    EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY - 03/31/2021 - EWTN News Nightly | Wednesday, March 31, 2021

    On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Fresh off spending $1.9 trillion on Covid-relief, the White House unveiled the new “American Jobs Plan” aimed at repairing infrastructure and creating a network of Electronic Vehicle Chargers across the United States of America. Republicans are concerned the massive package could overheat the economy and lead to inflation, while Democrats are telling their colleagues across the aisle, we will pass it, with or without you. Last week, the governor of Arkansas signed a measure to protect conscience rights of medical professionals. Executive Director of the Christ Medicus Foundation, Louis Brown, joins to share how important this measure is and what are some of the specific instances where it would help a Catholic medical professional. A report in the National Catholic Register says the Vatican is in crisis management mode with Catholic bishops in Germany. Editor in Chief of Catholic News Agency Germany, AC Wimmer, joins to tell us what the head of the German Bishops Conference said that was alarming. And a new study says that among Catholics, those who attend Mass weekly are more likely than others to say a politician who disagrees with Church teaching should be denied Communion. Professor of Political Science at Grove City College, Dr. Paul Kengor, joins to share what he made of the findings in the pew study. And finally this evening, Rome Correspondent, Colm Flynn joins to tell us more about Pope Francis' Easter schedule at the Vatican this year.
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