Gus talks with Sister Antoinette Gutzler, president of the Maryknoll Sisters who've been hit hard by the coronavirus. To date, 24 sisters and eight staff members have tested positive. The Maryknoll Sisters are requesting help from the public and, if you'd like to help out, you can do so by clicking here.
Later, Gus gets his weekly visit from Msgr. David Toups, rector of the St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach, Florida. He talks about how they ordained 13 transitional deacons this past weekend.
Also, Gus talks to a couple of legal experts who update us on a couple legal cases currently underway. First, Andrea Picciotti-Bayer. legal advisor for the Catholic Association Foundation updates us on the ongoing case between the Little Sisters of the Poor and the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania who still insist the religious order cover abortion procedures.
Next, Peter Breen, vice president and senior counsel of the Thomas More Society talks about a lawsuit they filed against the City of Fort Worth, Mayor Betsy Price, and two abortion vendors, seeking an immediate injunction to prevent abortion providers from consuming the personal protective equipment that is in short supply and desperately needed by the medical personnel on the front lines fighting the ravages of COVID-19 and the spread of the deadly disease.
And, Fr. John Paul Mary, of the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word, calls in the share his vocation story and to talk about the Catholic Family Conference, which takes play May 1-2. For more information, click here.