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As a one-hour interview program centered on current events, A Closer Look™ with Sheila Liaugminas features notable experts, newsmakers, elected officials, scholars and clergy.

As a one-hour interview program centered on current events, A Closer Look™ with Sheila Liaugminas features notable experts, newsmakers, elected officials, scholars and clergy.
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Minneapolis, MN

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As a one-hour interview program centered on current events, A Closer Look™ with Sheila Liaugminas features notable experts, newsmakers, elected officials, scholars and clergy.

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English

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1-877-766-3777


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A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 25, 2018

9/25/2018
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On today’s show: ‘Abortion On Trial; Gosnell Film, Kavanaugh Confirmation Targeted’ Guest, Phelim McAleer: ‘Gosnell’ film release; ‘abortion on trial; the ‘logic of abortion’ led to ‘house of horrors’; truth comes out on the big screen. Link: http://www.gosnellmovie.com/ It’s important to phone your local Regal, Cinemark or AMC theater TODAY and ask to have the […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 25, 2018 appeared first on Relevant Radio.

Duration:00:48:05

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 24, 2018

9/24/2018
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On today’s show: ‘Vatican, China in Agreement; Pope in Baltics; Synod on Young People; Church in Crisis’ Guest, George Weigel: Vatican-China agreement analysis, critique, impact; Pope in the Baltics; What Synod on Young People needs; the ongoing Church crisis. Link: https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/09/vatican-china-deal-long-term-consequences-dire/. Did Pope Francis just make China, protestant? Concerns that the deal could impede future evangelization […] The post A Closer Look with...

Duration:00:48:05

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 21, 2018

9/21/2018
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On today’s show: ‘Calls for Responses, Change in the Church; How to Renew, Build & Evangelize’ Guest, Fr. Steve Grunow, Word On Fire: Bishop Barron’s Q/A on abuse scandal, reasons to stay with the Church; how to draw people to Christ through beauty; Benedict & Augustine as pivotal right now. Link: https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/video/ There are two possible […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 21, 2018 appeared first on Relevant Radio.

Duration:00:48:20

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 20, 2018

9/20/2018
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On today’s show: Topics ‘Catholics’ Dealing With Anger, Anxiety Over Church Crisis; Some Resolutions’ Guest, Dr. Aaron Kheriaty: Impact of clergy abuse & cover up scandals; Catholics feel anger, anxiety, outrage, worry, stress, doubt; crisis of holiness, fidelity Link: https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2018/08/an-open-letter-from-young-catholics The truth is always better than a lie, even if the truth is hard to […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 20, 2018...

Duration:00:51:09

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 19, 2018

9/19/2018
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On today’s show: Leah Libresco: Giving people practical ideas and tools to build communities of prayer, socialization, and evangelization in the places where they live and work; ways to have a more boisterous spiritual and social life. Link: https://www.ignatius.com/Building-the-Benedict-Option-P2963.aspx People long for connection, the Building the Benedict Option is a guide for gathering “in his […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 19, 2018 appeared first on...

Duration:00:48:20

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 18, 2018

9/18/2018
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On today’s show: ‘Church Crisis Calls for Response; Importance of Women’s Voices; Church in the News’ Guest, Theresa Farnan: Catholic Women’s Letter to Pope Francis calls for response, review process; importance of women’s voices now; concerns over public schools. Looking at the clergy abuse crisis through a political lens is missing the point; no response yet […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 18, 2018 appeared first on Relevant Radio.

Duration:00:51:06

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 17, 2018

9/17/2018
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On today’s show: Seeking a Just & Virtuous Government; Renewing, Rebuilding the Church Guest: Professor Matthew Franck, The James Madison Project, Princeton University. What would the Founding Fathers have to teach us about today’s scandal? The American Founders echo the sentiments of Aristotle: Politics should be a shared enterprise. Today’s If one party dominates, is “due process” violated? Are […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 17, 2018 appeared first on...

Duration:00:50:36

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 14, 2018

9/14/2018
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On today’s show: “Topics ‘Church Crisis, Grief, Pain, Healing & Reform’ ” Guest: Kathryn Jean Lopez, Editor: National Review Online, Catholic Voices USA. Kathryn shares stories about how we can actually be glad in these dark times. Yes – we have been betrayed by Church hierarchy. Don’t “Do this alone”. The scandal of victim settlements detracting from […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 14, 2018 appeared first on Relevant Radio.

Duration:00:48:23

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 13, 2018

9/13/2018
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On today’s show: The Biblical Subcontext of the Koran, Empowering the Next Generation of Catholic Women. First Half Hour: Guest: Professor Gabriel Said Reynolds: Islam, the Koran and the Bible. How the followers of Muhommed began to see the Bible as less-than-authoritative. Clues of the truth of the Bible hidden within the Koran. The “Biblical Subtext” […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 13, 2018 appeared first on Relevant Radio.

Duration:00:49:09

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 12, 2018

9/12/2018
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On today’s show: ‘Statesmen, Leaders, Populists; Worldviews & America’s Role In It’ Guest, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry: How & why to secure religious minorities’ homeland in Iraq; political climate in Congress this Fall; what’s on the agenda. Link: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/400245-in-the-wake-of-isis-seeking-to-restore-what-is-right-and S. Mission in Iraq: defeat ISIS. Knights of Columbus, Nebraska provide much needed direct aid to Christians in […] The post A...

Duration:00:48:34

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 11, 2018

9/11/2018
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On today’s show: ‘Church Crisis and Response; Clergy, Laity & Church Governance Reform’ Guest, Fr. Robert Gahl: Pope Francis, the Crisis, and Theological Principles for a Response; Canon law reform needed to require participation in Church governance; Mystical Body and ‘priesthood of the laity’ in baptismal vocation. Link: http://www.ncregister.com/blog/edward-pentin/archbishop-gaenswein-on-current-crisis-catholic-church-facing-its-own-9-11 Many states attorney generals are looking into...

Duration:00:54:36

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 10, 2018

9/10/2018
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On today’s show: “Gosnell – The Story of America’s Greatest Serial Killer” (movie); Building Parish Communities. A Closer Look with guest host, Ed Morrissey of Hot Air dot com welcomes Phelim McAleer, producer of “Gosnell,” the movie Hollywood wanted to ignore, opens in theaters next month/October 12th. Link: http://www.gosnellmovie.com/about/ The largely pro-choice jury on the Gosnell […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 10, 2018 appeared first on Relevant Radio.

Duration:00:54:53

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 6, 2018

9/7/2018
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On today’s show: The Dignity of Human Labor, Bishop Barron and the Credibility of the Church Guest: Monsignor Stuart Swetland. Work is a positive, seen right back in the creation account. Man was meant for work. John Paul II: Work is the “key to the social problem”. JPII’s answer to Karl Marx and “Das Kapital”. […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 6, 2018 appeared first on Relevant Radio.

Duration:00:59:51

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 5, 2018

9/5/2018
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Guest Host: Ed Morrissey. Topics: Kavanaugh confirmation; CA Legislature vote to pass Campus Abortion Pill Bill; World Meeting of Families Guest host, Ed Morrissey of Hot Air dot com welcomed Kristan Hawkins, President of Students for Life of America. Link: http://studentsforlife.org/ Discussion of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation battle. Pro-lifers want strict constitutionalists on the Supreme […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 5, 2018 appeared first on...

Duration:00:59:43

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 4, 2018

9/4/2018
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On today’s show: Guest Host, Ed Morrissey of Hot Air welcomes Andrew Malcolm of McClatchy D.C. to discuss top stories in politics. Anticipating the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Link: https://www.mcclatchydc.com/opinion/andrew-malcolm/ Appointees becoming a part of partisan politics; voters reward behaviors; hearings are evidence of a larger problem. AZ Gov. Deucy names John Kyle to […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, September 4, 2018 appeared first on Relevant...

Duration:00:54:46

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 30, 2018

8/30/2018
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On today’s show: Topics ‘Pruning & Purification in the Church; A Crisis of Infidelity’ Guest, Bishop Thomas Paprocki: Letter to the faithful: Pruning and purification continues within the Church; working with state Attorney General. Link: https://ct.dio.org/bishops-column/message/sexual-misconduct-pruning-and-purification-continues-within-the-church.html We are not called to put faith in the Church, rather we are called to put our faith in […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas,...

Duration:00:54:33

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 29, 2018

8/29/2018
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On today’s show: ‘Topics ‘Great Commission of Catholic Lay Faithful; Authentic Reform’ Guest, Tim Busch: ‘Our Great Commission’, call of laity to holiness & reform in times of scandal; ‘Authentic Catholic Reform’, what lay people must do. Link: http://napa-institute.org/2018/08/02/our-great-commission-the-call-of-the-laity-to-holiness-reform-in-times-of-scandal/ Napa Institute inviting all to Washington, D.C., October 2nd for a day of Authentic Reform. Guest, […] The post A Closer Look with...

Duration:00:54:34

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 28, 2018

8/28/2018
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On today’s show: Topics ‘Crisis of Holiness, Infidelity, Sin; What Reform Requires Guest, George Weigel: Challenges facing US Catholicism; restore moral foundations of the faith for authentic reform; reaffirm reality of Veritatis Splendor; responsible laity with good bishops will bring about needed reform; acknowledge good things happening in US Catholicism. Link: https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2018/08/why-we-stay-and-the-vigan-testimony Providence is calling us […] The post A...

Duration:00:54:36

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 27, 2018

8/27/2018
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On today’s show: The ever-widening scandal rocks the Church: The Vigano letter. Guest: Monsignor Stuart Swetland. Didn’t we go through this already? Didn’t our bishops pledge to reform things last time? Caller: What did the Dallas Charter specify? Caller: Did Vatican II lower the bar for allowing homosexuals entering the Church? Didn’t Vatican II usher in […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 27, 2018 appeared first on Relevant Radio.

Duration:00:54:46

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 23, 2018

8/23/2018
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On today’s show: Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, U.C. Irvine, chats with Sheila about the crisis in the Church. How to talk about the pedophile priest scandal in the Church. Dr. Kheriaty talks about how he would broach this topic with his own children. Yes, anger is an appropriate response to this demonic work. Caller: Is it […] The post A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 23, 2018 appeared first on Relevant Radio.

Duration:00:56:34