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

EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY EWTN

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

    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-25

    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-25

    On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: This week, drug maker Astrazeneca announced its COVID-19 vaccine is "highly effective" in preventing the virus. Though it became the third major drug company this month to report successful late-stage data in testing, doctors that are part of the National Catholic Bioethics Center are questioning the ethics behind its production. In Rome, the Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ has inaugurated it's jubilee in celebration of 300 years since its founding. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new partnership of organizations is announcing a nationwide initiative to protect the health, dignity, civil rights and religious freedoms of patients and families. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann of Tennessee shares the importance of his Catholic faith and why he spoke out against the defacing of Catholic statues not only in Chattanooga, Tennessee, but around the country. The chief development officer for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, Tara Arras, shares how the annual community Thanksgiving meal for the homeless and those in need went yesterday. And, the Basilica of St. Mary's is not only the oldest Catholic Church in Virginia but the story behind how it got here reveals the history of Catholicism in the United States.
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    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-24

    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-24

    On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden says his new national security team will keep the country safe and show that America is ready to lead the world. Senator Dianne Feinstein is facing criticism from her own Democratic party, with Senator Lindsey Graham stating that she "got in the way of Democrats' plans to expand the number of Supreme Court Justices." Reverend Dean Nelson, the director of 'Human Coalition Action' and chairman of the 'Fredrick Douglass Foundation' joins to discuss the importance of the legal actions the Fredrick Douglass Foundation has taken against Washington D.C. and whether they has heard a response yet. With the number of coronavirus cases continuing to rise, public officials are rolling out new guidelines regarding houses of worship. Archbishops across the nation are responding to the strict guidelines placed by their local officials. The program director of pregnancy and adoption support for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington, Meaghan Lane joins to talk about National Adoption Month. In Rome, Pope Francis has a new book titled "Let Us Dream" due December 1st. Correspondent, Colm Flynn joins to talk more on what is mentioned in the new book.
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    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-23

    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-23

    On EWTN News Nightly tonight: The presidential election moves closer to completion as two more swing states plan to certify their results in favor of Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden. The Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of New York, Michael Deegan joins to update us on the ruling earlier today, regarding the lawsuit over COVID testing for students in catholic schools. Bishop James Conley from the Diocese of Lincoln joins to give an update on his health, after resuming his duties. Congressman French Hill discusses how he has been working to wipe out the limitations on religious freedom, of all kinds, for the past years. In Rome, Correspondent Colm Flynn gives an update on the pope's agenda for this week, and what some of his post-pandemic ideas are.
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    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-20

    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-20

    On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Donald Trump, still fighting to be re-elected, spoke in the White House Briefing Room about lowering prescription drug prices for Americans today. Republican Candidate for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District, Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks explains why this run for office was so important to her and how her Catholic faith has played a role throughout her life. Meanwhile, four senators joined 16 bipartisan House lawmakers in writing a letter to the U.N. Secretary General. They say he is intimately aware of the human rights violations of million of Uyghurs and other minorities in China. Sudanese public speaker, Miriam Ibrahim joins to share her first-hand experience as a persecuted Christian in Sudan. Jem Sullivan, author of 'The Beauty of Faith' examines the coming feast of the Presentation of Mary, through art. In Denmark, Bosnian refugee, Mateja Ladan becomes an aspiring surgeon despite her background in Sweden.
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    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-19

    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-19

    On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: At a dramatic, emotional afternoon news conference in Washington DC, the Trump Campaign legal team said “mass cheating” went on during the November 3rd, 2020 Presidential Election. Senior political columnist for the 'Washington Examiner', Timothy Carney joins to share his thoughts on what we're seeing in the political sphere regarding President Donald Trump not conceding and presumptive president-elect Joe Biden moving forward without the cooperation of the Trump administration. Although House Democrats hold a slight majority over House Republicans, there are a record number of pro-life Republican women in the House. The host and managing editor of EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, Catherine Hadro joins to share her reaction on the wave of pro-life women winning election to the U.S. House. Meanwhile, with executions scheduled for the coming weeks, U.S. bishops continue to call on the Trump administration to stop these federal executions.
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    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-18

    EWTN News Nightly - 2020-11-18

    On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Vaccine makers share hopeful news as coronavirus cases continue to grow around the world. Both Pfizer and Moderna are seeing a 95% effectiveness in their vaccines. Dr. Jerome Adams, surgeon general of the U.S., talks about where we are in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic and gives guidance and thoughts on mask wearing. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday: “The Georgia recount is a joke and is being done UNDER PROTEST.” And continued slamming Michigan as well over its vote counting. Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth, TX gives his takeaways from the USCCB fall general assembly and explains why he believes it is important to have more information on the financial transactions of former Cardinal McCarrick. The director of research and analytics at Becket, Caleb Lyman joins to discuss how the American people view religious freedom, especially during this pandemic. In Rome, correspondent Colm Flynn explains what Cardinal Giovanni A. Becciu is alleging against an Italian news magazine after resigning from the rights of a cardinal in late September.
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