Dr. Matthew Bunson of EWTN calls in to talk about several news items of Catholic interest, including Pope Francis' upcoming trip to Mongolia and his response to a Portuguese Jesuit's question about American Catholics. Also, disgraced former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was a serial sexual abuser of clergy and laity, was deemed unfit to stand trial because of his advanced mental decline. And a Finnish lawmaker is on trial for hate speech and ethnic agitation for publicly quoting Scripture over marriage being between one man and one woman. Afterwards,
Gus reads and reflects on the full text of Pope Francis' response to a Jesuit's question about American Catholics during a Q&A session at a Jesuit-run school in Lisbon, Portugal earlier this month and opens up the phones for listener feedback.
Later, Bob Dunning calls in for the first time this college football season and talks about conference realignment and who he predicts will make the playoffs and win the Heisman trophy.