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Catholic Conference Hour

Catholic Conference Hour Radio

Third Monday Monthly: 8 – 9 a.m.
WNDZ 750 AM

Bob Gilligan, executive director of the Catholic Conference of Illinois, a group that lobbies on behalf of all dioceses in the state, hosts this program, where guests give expert analysis on how proposed laws relate to the principles of Catholic social teaching.

Phone Calls on Presidential Candidates

Monday, June 16, 2008
Host Bob Gilligan opens the phone lines and takes calls from listeners regarding the issues and candidates in the upcoming Presidential elections.

Religious Services to Detained Immigrants/Pay Day Loans

Monday, April 21, 2008
Host Bob Gillian talks about public policy issues of importance to Catholic voters with Sr. JoAnn Persch and Greg Brown.

Illinois Public Policy Issues of Importance to Catholics

Monday, March 17, 2008
Host Bob Gilligan discusses Illinois public policy issues of importance to Catholic voters with Phil Milsk, Karen Siemens and Marylou Garvacio.

Catholic Prayer Breakfast/Illinois Public Policy Issues of Importance to Catholics

Monday, February 25, 2008
Host Bob Gilligan discusses the Catholic Prayer Breakfast with Mark Randall and Illinois public policy issues of importance to Catholic voters with Zach Wichman and Marylou Garvacio.

Issues of Importance to Catholic Voters

Monday, January 28, 2008
Host Bob Gilligan discusses political issues of importance to Catholic voters

Issues of Importance to Catholic Voters

Monday, December 17, 2007
Host Bob Gilligan discusses political issues of importance to Catholic voters

Issues of Importance to Catholic Voters

Monday, November 19, 2007
Host Bob Gilligan discusses political issues of importance to Catholic voters

Illinois Budget Issues

Monday, October 15, 2007
Host Bob Gilligan speaks with Tom Johnson of the Taxpayers Federation of Illinois about current issues that pertain to the budget in Illinois state government.

Illinois Politics

Monday, August 20, 2007
Host Bob Gilligan talks about politics in Illinois

Civil Unions

Monday, May 21, 2007
Host Bob Gilligan talks to Monsignor about a Civil Union bill pending in the Illinois legislature.

Cord Blood Donation and Immigration Reform

Monday, March 26, 2007
Hosts Bob Gilligan and Jimmy Lago discuss pending legislation in the state of Illinois that would promote the banking of umbilical cord blood for it's stem cells and the public funding of social services with Illinois State Senator A. J. Wilhelmi from Joliet. In the second half of the program Immigration Reform is discussed with Lawrence Benito of the Illinois Coalition on Immigrants and Refugee Rights and Elena Segura the Director of the Catholic Campaign for Immigration Reform.

Life Issues and Illinois Politics

Monday, February 26, 2007
Host Mary Louise Kurey interviews Catholic Conference of Illinois Director Bob Gilligan and Monsignor Philip Reilly about bills in the Illinois House of Representatives and Senate that have to do with Embrionic Stem Cell Research and Parental Notification laws.

Abortion

Monday, January 22, 2007
Today's show discusses abortion. Host Bob Gilligan and Co-Host Jimmy Lago talk with Tom Brejcha, President and Chief Councel of the Thomas More Society; Richard Doerflinger of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Mary-Louise Kurey of the Respect Life Office about abortion and the weekends March for Life in Washington D.C.

Health Care

Monday, December 18, 2006
Today's show discusses health care. Jim Duffett, the Director for the Campaign for Better Health Care joins host Bob Gilligan.

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Monday, November 27, 2006
Today's show discusses Life Issues in politics, particularly funding for embriotic stem cell research.

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Monday, October 16, 2006
Today's show discusses "Issues Catholics Should Know When They Go To Vote". Featured guest is Joe Birkett, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor of Illinois.

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Friday, September 15, 2006
Today's show discusses "Parental Notification" as it relates to minors seeking abortions. Featured guest is Paul Linton, Special Counsel to the Thomas Moore Society.

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Monday, August 21, 2006
Today's show discusses "Executive Orders" and funding for embriotic stem cell research. Featured guest is Illinois State Representative David Reis-Effingham.

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Monday, June 19, 2006
Today's show deals with immigration.

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Monday, May 15, 2006
Today's show features Mari Lou Gervacio.
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