Bishop and Kyle wrap up their conversation on the Pope’s newest encyclical which stresses unity and love of neighbor…something that seems especially relevant today.
This week, Bishop talks about two recently celebrated Feast Days….first, the inaugural celebration of the Sunday of the Word of God . Then, the Feast of the Presentation..or Candlemas Day. Afterwards, Bishop answers questions submitted by listeners. Topics include the recent Synod on the Amazon and whether or not there were statues of pagan idols there. Hear Bishop offer clarification.
Dr. Robin Smith, founder of Stem for Life and Vice President of the STOQ Foundation’s Scientific Committee in the Vatican’s Council for Culture, discusses the Vatican’s efforts to help promote live-saving medicine and how ethical approaches to stem-cell research and regenerative medicine have proven more successful than others.
First, OB/GYN Dr. Christine Hemphill of Harrisburg, PA reflects on the Vatican-sponsored forum “Humanity 2.0” on Maternal Health she attended in Rome back in April 2018. She explains the conversations and plans she participated in about how doctors and laypeople can work together to improve care for mothers and babies, including the role tenderness can play in health.