Maureen Tilley, professor of theology and medieval studies at Fordham University, discusses Ash Wednesday, public penance and secret sins.
Bill McGarvey talks with Tim Reidy about this year's Oscar nominees for Best Picture, and a few favorite films that did not make the list, including "Calvary and "A Most Violent Year."
Christiana Peppard of Fordham University talks about her book Just Water and the ethics of water consumption. Hear her analysis of the water bottle industry at 9:35.
James Martin, S.J., delves into his book Jesus: A Pilgrimage with Kevin Spinale, S.J., as part of the Catholic Book Club discussion for this month. The CBC will be leading conversations on books about Jesus throughout the spring. February 6, 2015
John Carr, America's Washington Front columnist and director of The Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University, examines partisan gridlock in Washington, the State of the Union address and the annual March for Life.
Msgr. Paul Garrity answers questions on the annulment process from listeners and speaks about ways to strengthen marriages.
Chief correspondent Kevin Clarke, author of Love Must Win Out, a new biography of Oscar Romero from Liturgical Press, talks about the news that Archbishop Romero has been officially named a martyr by a Vatican commission.
Serrin Foster, the president of Feminists for Life, talks about feminism and the prolife cause in advance of the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.
What were the top ten news stories in the church and the world in 2014? Kevin Clarke joins Father Matt Malone and Tim Reidy for a discussion of the busy year in Catholic news.