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Matthew Handley discusses the news and issues from the week, especially the stories you may have missed, all from a Catholic perspective. (C)2019 EPIC Radio Inc. All rights reserved. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

Matthew Handley discusses the news and issues from the week, especially the stories you may have missed, all from a Catholic perspective. (C)2019 EPIC Radio Inc. All rights reserved. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support
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Matthew Handley discusses the news and issues from the week, especially the stories you may have missed, all from a Catholic perspective. (C)2019 EPIC Radio Inc. All rights reserved. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

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COMING UP THIS SATURDAY: A MI Judge Uses the Eucharist for Political Purposes

12/4/2019
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This Saturday: What you need to know about a MI judge who is attempting to use the Eucharist for political purposes. Was she publically shunned as she claims? Then: Thoughts on the Nones and Dones. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

Duration:00:02:56

Advent: A Time of Preperation

11/30/2019
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Happy Thanksgiving and we hope you are having a blessed start to Advent. We are now in Year A in the Catholic Church. In the first segment, Matthew looks back on a fourth of July segment about religious freedom and our liberties here in the US; we should not take them for granted. Then, thanks to the Diocese of Raleigh, Matthew looks at how we should approach advent. This podcast is sponsored by Fulcrum Strategies: 15 Years of superior provider advocates. Call 919 436 3377 or visit...

Duration:00:28:51

No Legal Prostitution in DC

11/23/2019
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The DC City Council dropped legislation that would have legalized prostitution in our Nation's capital. Matthew also continues the discussion on the American bishops. And finally, the state of our news. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

Duration:00:27:39

Abortion a Heated Issue for the Bishops?

11/16/2019
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Matthew discusses reports that a comment about abortion became a heated issue at the US Bishops General Assembly. Then, NC's congressional maps are likely to be finished being drawn soon. Then, for the Final Thought: some weird news about cows and Blackbeard. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

Duration:00:50:33

A Judge Against Religious Liberty

11/9/2019
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Matthew Pope returns to discuss his new books, Bear Record and Translated Literature. He sticks around to discuss a judge who has blocked a new ruling from President Trump that would have protected doctors and nurses from performing abortions if they objected on religious or moral grounds. Final thought: Matthew Handley has a new article out on WeAreEPIC.org/Blog about cancel culture. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app ---...

Duration:00:32:16

Denial Out of Compassion

11/2/2019
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Joe Biden is denied the Eucharist at a SC church. Matthew has thoughts on whether or not this good or bad. Then, George Weigel has an interesting take on the Amazonian synod. Final thought: NC congressional maps are gerrymandered? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

Duration:00:29:09

Beto and Other Stories

10/26/2019
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We're back and Matthew discusses Former Texas Congressman Robert Francis O'Rourke's plan to take away tax exmpt status from religious communities that don't support his agenda, and other stories. Then, we need radio today now more than ever. Matthew discusses his new article on WeAreEPIC.org. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:28:09

SCOTUS Takes Another Look at Abortion

10/12/2019
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This week, the Supreme Court is going to take a look at a Louisiana abortion law that requires abortion doctors have admitting privalages at a local hospital. Then, the probation has been lifted on the NC cheerleaders who were photographed with a Trump 2020 sign. Were their free speech rights violated? Final thought: Do millennials complain too much? CNN gives them a new outlet to do so. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:28:00

Nessel Shows, Again, that She is Against Catholics

10/5/2019
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Michigan AG Dana Nessel lost a court fight in which she tried to mandate that Catholic adoption agencies send children to homosexual and transgender applicants. Then, a Heritage High School English teacher askes for personal information from minors, such as sexuality and household income. This can only divide us. Final thought: Michigan Gov. Whitmer cuts funding to a pregnancy help program. Why? A reason is not given, but the organization the money went to works closely with Catholic...

Duration:00:27:44

Trump Decries Abortion at the UN

9/28/2019
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In a speech at the UN this week, Pres. Trump said that America is committed to protecting life before and after birth. Then, we look back at NC politics this month. Final though: Climate change is an idol. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

Duration:00:28:29

Here is the News

9/21/2019
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The BBC tells kids they could go to prison for disrepecting gender identities. Then, John Waters writes in an article for First Things that newspapers are nowhere near what the used to be. And the final thought: the Democrats need to stop talking if they want to win over Catholics and Christians. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:28:14

Debate Night: Round 3

9/14/2019
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Ten 2020 Democrat candiates met in Houston, Texas to debate on ABC and Univision. Matthew discusses the candidates' stances on climate change, socialism, and what they didn't talk about. Also, former Vice President Joe Biden went on a wierd rant about something. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

Duration:00:28:14

Fr. David Tanko

9/7/2019
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Late last week, Fr. David Tanko was killed in Nigeria on his way to mediate a peace agreement between the Tiv and Junkun people, two ethnic groups that have been violently fighting since April. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may your perptual light shine upon him for ever. May the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen. Then, what do you do if all of the candidates in an election are against what you believe? Matthew breaks down the dilemna with the upcoming Raleigh...

Duration:00:28:13

"Pride is the beginning of all sin."

8/31/2019
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That quote comes from St. Thomas Aquinas in his Summa. So what do we do about gay pride and straight pride? Should we really be proud? Or should we be humble? Then: Matthew looks back on the political happenings in NC for the month of August: Trump calls out Gov, Roy Cooper, North Carolina's get a tax refund, and Lt. Gov. Dan Forest announces his bid for Gov. Final Thoughts: Doctors in South Africa don't want to perform abortions and it is angering pro-abortion advocates in the...

Duration:00:27:07

Question Authority?

8/24/2019
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This week: Parishoners at St. Francis of Assis Catholic Church in Portland protest against their new pastor. Matthew discusses how the secular and religious media covered the story. And: A new study at Duke Univeristy shows that black Americans who attened Baptist churches are more likely to devlope diabetes. What do you think of the study? Send us an audio message at Anchor.fm/LastWeek. Final Thoughts: Epstein was trafficking girls, not "underage women." --- This episode is sponsored by...

Duration:00:29:01

SPECIAL EDITION: Wisconsin Confesses

8/18/2019
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The Wisconsin state legistature has a bill in the drafting stages that would violate the seal of confession. Then, Cardinal Burke announces that Catholic politicians who support abortion can no longer recieve communion. Plus, in a Podcast Exclusive segment, Matthew Handley discusses how preaching the Gospel can (and does) offend and the Left's obsession with death. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice...

Duration:00:50:32

Secret Ballots

8/4/2019
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British newspaper, the Gaurdian, is reporting that North Carolina law violates the secrecy of the ballot. But futher analysis from Matthew Handley and guest Mathew Pope show that it's consensual and the article is misleading. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

Duration:00:28:30

HB2: The Saga Continues

7/28/2019
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The Last Week Podcast is back and this time Matthew is talking about space and the religious experiences of Buzz Aldrin and Mike Hopkins. And, a judge in North Carolina has seemingly put an end to the state's controversial HB2 law. But, NC is worse off than where it started. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

Duration:00:28:30

I Confess

7/14/2019
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What does a 14th century saint and an Alfred Hitchcock movie have in common? They both show how the seal of the confessionall cannot be broken. Matthew Handley discusses the sacrament of confession and California Senate Bill 360 which would have required priests to divulge crimes that they hear in confession. Matthew Pope joins in. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:28:30

Religious Liberty

7/7/2019
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This week, Matthew discusses religious freedom with Matthew Pope. Religious freedom in the United States is established in the first amendment to the constitution. Matthew Pope joins in. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lastweek/support

Duration:00:28:30