“Peace be with you.” It’s a familiar phrase spoken at mass, but is it on its way out? The Vatican is asking dioceses to restrain the sign of peace a little so that it doesn’t overshadow the Eucharist. Gus asks his listeners what they think of the sign of peace. To read more about the future of the sign of peace, click here.
Gus also plays the new song “Playing Dumb” by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, which is critical of the Catholic Church and its handling of the clergy sex abuse scandal. Gus gives his assessment of the song and then asks listeners how they handle criticism of Catholicism in pop culture. To hear the song, click here.
Also, Congressman Frank Wolf calls in to talk about his letter to President Obama, criticizing his and other in the Western world’s lack of response to the Christian genocide in Iraq. To read Rep. Wolf’s letter to the president, click here.