Gus reads a letter addressed to Archbishop Charles Chaput, of Philadelphia, PA, from a 26-year-old father of three urging the bishops and cardinals convening the Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment to not compromise the fullness of truth and beauty that reside exclusively in Catholic faith and tradition.
Later, Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie, policy adviser for the Catholic Association, calls in to talk about the plight of Alfie Evans. The family of the British toddler is seeking refuge for their sick son with Pope Francis and the Catholic Church. Dr. Christie argues that Catholic medical ethics developed around end of life issues allow for compassionate accompaniment of the sick and their families much more-so than state run medical systems like they have in the U.K.
And we wrap the show up with our Friday Prayer Time with listeners.