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Hear Christmas Mass from St. Peter’s Basilica, St. Patrick’s Cathedral + more on The Catholic Channel

We’re airing Masses from around the world throughout the holiday weekend on Ch. 129.

Holiday, Religion

Hear Christmas Mass from St. Peter’s Basilica, St. Patrick’s Cathedral + more on The Catholic Channel

We’re airing Masses from around the world throughout the holiday weekend on Ch. 129.

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Mel Gibson on 2016 election: ‘They’re not good choices at the moment’

“We all need to transcend what’s going on.”

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Mel Gibson on 2016 election: ‘They’re not good choices at the moment’

“We all need to transcend what’s going on.”

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John McLaughlin dies at 89

John McLaughlin, host of the long-running show, “The McLaughlin Group,” died on Tuesday morning at the age of 89. The show, which McLaughlin also helped to create and executive produce, announced his passing in a message on their Facebook page. … Continued

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John McLaughlin dies at 89

John McLaughlin, host of the long-running show, “The McLaughlin Group,” died on Tuesday morning at the age of 89. The show, which McLaughlin also helped to create and executive produce, announced his passing in a message on their Facebook page. … Continued

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Watch Jim & Jeannie Gaffigan play ‘How well do you know your Catholic spouse?’ with Cardinal Dolan

It’s almost 12 years too late for Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan to play The Newlywed Game — so Cardinal Timothy Dolan challenged them to a Catholic version of the quiz during SiriusXM’s Town Hall. The devout comedian and his executive-producer wife … Continued

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Watch Jim & Jeannie Gaffigan play ‘How well do you know your Catholic spouse?’ with Cardinal Dolan

It’s almost 12 years too late for Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan to play The Newlywed Game — so Cardinal Timothy Dolan challenged them to a Catholic version of the quiz during SiriusXM’s Town Hall. The devout comedian and his executive-producer wife … Continued

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Mardi Gras Survival Guide: Food, booze, music, fashion + recovery tips for Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras, Carnival, Fat Tuesday—no matter what you call it, there’s no holiday quite like it. From lively music and bead throwing, to parading and consuming copious amounts of food and drink, the Christian holiday has become a cultural phenomenon, … Continued

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Mardi Gras Survival Guide: Food, booze, music, fashion + recovery tips for Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras, Carnival, Fat Tuesday—no matter what you call it, there’s no holiday quite like it. From lively music and bead throwing, to parading and consuming copious amounts of food and drink, the Christian holiday has become a cultural phenomenon, … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Merry Muslim Christmas and more!

Christmas is less than a week away and many Muslims are looking forward to it! Are Muslim trying to steal Christmas?! Nope. What some may be unaware of is that Jesus is an important part of Islam, as is the … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Merry Muslim Christmas and more!

Christmas is less than a week away and many Muslims are looking forward to it! Are Muslim trying to steal Christmas?! Nope. What some may be unaware of is that Jesus is an important part of Islam, as is the … Continued

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan offers his take on Starbucks’ red holiday cups

All week long, Starbucks’ annual red holiday cups have been in the news, thanks in part to a video posted by former Evangelical Pastor Joshua Feuerstein. Feuerstein is among those who are angry, taking Starbucks’ redesign of the red cups – … Continued

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan offers his take on Starbucks’ red holiday cups

All week long, Starbucks’ annual red holiday cups have been in the news, thanks in part to a video posted by former Evangelical Pastor Joshua Feuerstein. Feuerstein is among those who are angry, taking Starbucks’ redesign of the red cups – … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: How cool would it be to have a Muslim president of the US?

Last week, GOP presidential candidate  Ben Carson said that a Muslim should not be president of the United States, while Donald Trump said some think we already have one. But no, President Obama is not a Muslim despite recent polls … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: How cool would it be to have a Muslim president of the US?

Last week, GOP presidential candidate  Ben Carson said that a Muslim should not be president of the United States, while Donald Trump said some think we already have one. But no, President Obama is not a Muslim despite recent polls … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Is Islam compatible with the Constitution?

It has been some week for Muslims, from Donald Trump saying we have a “Muslim problem” to telling us “I love the Muslims!” Then GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson not only declared that a Muslim should not be president, he … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Is Islam compatible with the Constitution?

It has been some week for Muslims, from Donald Trump saying we have a “Muslim problem” to telling us “I love the Muslims!” Then GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson not only declared that a Muslim should not be president, he … Continued

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Pope Radio on The Catholic Channel: Pope Francis comes to America!

The Catholic Channel (Ch. 129) has wall-to-wall coverage of Pope Francis’ visit. Pope Radio on The Catholic Channel will be LIVE 6am to 11pm Monday September 21st through Sunday September 27th and covering the below events (all times are Eastern): Saturday, … Continued

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Pope Radio on The Catholic Channel: Pope Francis comes to America!

The Catholic Channel (Ch. 129) has wall-to-wall coverage of Pope Francis’ visit. Pope Radio on The Catholic Channel will be LIVE 6am to 11pm Monday September 21st through Sunday September 27th and covering the below events (all times are Eastern): Saturday, … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Jon Stewart made America better

SiriusXM Insight’s John Fugelsang, host of Tell Me Everything, joined my show Saturday to discuss the influence that Jon Stewart has had in his 16 years hosting The Daily Show. We both believe that Stewart truly made us laugh while … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Jon Stewart made America better

SiriusXM Insight’s John Fugelsang, host of Tell Me Everything, joined my show Saturday to discuss the influence that Jon Stewart has had in his 16 years hosting The Daily Show. We both believe that Stewart truly made us laugh while … Continued

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Pope Francis makes ambitious call to action to save us from climate change

Pope Francis released the first papal encyclical focused solely on the environment in an attempt expand the conversation beyond politics, economics and science and into a more spiritual and moral context. In a document titled Laudato Si: On Care for Our … Continued

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Pope Francis makes ambitious call to action to save us from climate change

Pope Francis released the first papal encyclical focused solely on the environment in an attempt expand the conversation beyond politics, economics and science and into a more spiritual and moral context. In a document titled Laudato Si: On Care for Our … Continued

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What’s this “Ramadan” thing again?

I have been asked that question and many others about Ramadan over the years. While I’m sure most have heard of Ramadan, which begins this year on Thursday, not many know the details of this month long tradition for Muslims. … Continued

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What’s this “Ramadan” thing again?

I have been asked that question and many others about Ramadan over the years. While I’m sure most have heard of Ramadan, which begins this year on Thursday, not many know the details of this month long tradition for Muslims. … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: When hate comes to your town

How would you feel if hundreds of angry and armed people showed up outside your church or synagogue screaming horrible things about you and your faith? Well, that is exactly what the Phoenix Muslim community went through on Friday night. … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: When hate comes to your town

How would you feel if hundreds of angry and armed people showed up outside your church or synagogue screaming horrible things about you and your faith? Well, that is exactly what the Phoenix Muslim community went through on Friday night. … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Sofia Vergara wants her embryos back!

“Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara is in legal brawl with her ex-fiancé Nick Loeb over two embryos they had frozen when they were a couple. Loeb, who wrote an op-ed for the New York Times last week on the issue, … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Sofia Vergara wants her embryos back!

“Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara is in legal brawl with her ex-fiancé Nick Loeb over two embryos they had frozen when they were a couple. Loeb, who wrote an op-ed for the New York Times last week on the issue, … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Why don’t we care that our government is intentionally killing US citizens with drone strikes?

NBC foreign correspondent Ayman Moyhadeen was on The Dean Obeidallah Show last weekend to talk the drone strike in Pakistan that the Obama administration revealed took the lives of an American and Italian hostage. While the killing of these two was … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Why don’t we care that our government is intentionally killing US citizens with drone strikes?

NBC foreign correspondent Ayman Moyhadeen was on The Dean Obeidallah Show last weekend to talk the drone strike in Pakistan that the Obama administration revealed took the lives of an American and Italian hostage. While the killing of these two was … Continued

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Neil deGrasse Tyson defends his ‘defense’ of Scientology + talks about taking their test

A recent headline (Neil deGrasse Tyson Defends Scientology—and the Bush Administration’s Science Record) resulted in, well, more headlines. It all stemmed from some comments the astrophysicist made about Scientology in the wake of the HBO documentary, Going Clear. DeGrasse Tyson clarified his … Continued

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Neil deGrasse Tyson defends his ‘defense’ of Scientology + talks about taking their test

A recent headline (Neil deGrasse Tyson Defends Scientology—and the Bush Administration’s Science Record) resulted in, well, more headlines. It all stemmed from some comments the astrophysicist made about Scientology in the wake of the HBO documentary, Going Clear. DeGrasse Tyson clarified his … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Are women truly inferior in Islam?

“Why are woman treated like ‘second class citizens’ in Islam?” This is a question I have been asked many times. Well, Harris Zafar, the national spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA and author of “Demystifying Islam: Tackling the Tough Questions,” … Continued

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The Dean Obeidallah Show: Are women truly inferior in Islam?

“Why are woman treated like ‘second class citizens’ in Islam?” This is a question I have been asked many times. Well, Harris Zafar, the national spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA and author of “Demystifying Islam: Tackling the Tough Questions,” … Continued

Religion

Cardinal Dolan hosts interfaith summit on counteracting religious intolerance around the world

Cardinal Dolan was joined in studio by Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and Rev. A.R. Bernard, Sr. for a special edition of his weekly show on The Catholic Channel (Ch. 129). The leaders discussed the rise of religious … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan hosts interfaith summit on counteracting religious intolerance around the world

Cardinal Dolan was joined in studio by Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and Rev. A.R. Bernard, Sr. for a special edition of his weekly show on The Catholic Channel (Ch. 129). The leaders discussed the rise of religious … Continued

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Dean Obeidallah wants to be your Muslim friend

SiriusXM Insight host Dean Obeidallah writes about his weekly show — and becoming your friend (follow him on Twitter!): If you don’t have a Muslim friend – and a recent survey found that 62 percent of Americans don’t- then I’m … Continued

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Dean Obeidallah wants to be your Muslim friend

SiriusXM Insight host Dean Obeidallah writes about his weekly show — and becoming your friend (follow him on Twitter!): If you don’t have a Muslim friend – and a recent survey found that 62 percent of Americans don’t- then I’m … Continued

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Get inspired: 4 Joel Osteen quotes for an open heart and a focused mind

We’re only into the second week of January, and some are already facing the New Year’s resolutions slump. Lucky for us, Joel Osteen Radio is here to keep us motivated and positive all year round. Check out these inspirational quotes and … Continued

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Get inspired: 4 Joel Osteen quotes for an open heart and a focused mind

We’re only into the second week of January, and some are already facing the New Year’s resolutions slump. Lucky for us, Joel Osteen Radio is here to keep us motivated and positive all year round. Check out these inspirational quotes and … Continued

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Our 7 favorite inspirational quotes from Joel Osteen Live this year

When you’re feeling down on your luck, struggling to make things work or just living the regular challenges of life, a few words of encouragement can be all you need to stay positive. And if there’s one man we know who … Continued

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Our 7 favorite inspirational quotes from Joel Osteen Live this year

When you’re feeling down on your luck, struggling to make things work or just living the regular challenges of life, a few words of encouragement can be all you need to stay positive. And if there’s one man we know who … Continued

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Pastor Frank Schaefer on The Michelangelo Signorile Show: ‘I will never be silent again.’

Michelangelo Signorile airs weekdays at 3pm ET on SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127 Where do we stand now on LGBT Christians? Pastor Frank Schaefer, who was dispatched last year after officiating his gay son’s wedding, recently visited  Michelangelo Signorile from SiriusXM Progress and discussed what … Continued

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Pastor Frank Schaefer on The Michelangelo Signorile Show: ‘I will never be silent again.’

Michelangelo Signorile airs weekdays at 3pm ET on SiriusXM Progress, Ch. 127 Where do we stand now on LGBT Christians? Pastor Frank Schaefer, who was dispatched last year after officiating his gay son’s wedding, recently visited  Michelangelo Signorile from SiriusXM Progress and discussed what … Continued

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Joel Osteen talks about dealing with doubt in SiriusXM kick-off with fans

Joel Osteen and his wife Victoria recently joined SiriusXM for Joel Osteen Radio to the excitement of their church and even their more secular fans. Because who couldn’t use a little inspiration now and again? And to kick things off … Continued

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Joel Osteen talks about dealing with doubt in SiriusXM kick-off with fans

Joel Osteen and his wife Victoria recently joined SiriusXM for Joel Osteen Radio to the excitement of their church and even their more secular fans. Because who couldn’t use a little inspiration now and again? And to kick things off … Continued

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Righteous Radio: Rabbi Cosgrove’s favorite Yom Kippur ritual

Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, is the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people. It is the day when forgiveness is asked of God. This year, leading up to Yom Kippur, Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove spoke on … Continued

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Righteous Radio: Rabbi Cosgrove’s favorite Yom Kippur ritual

Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, is the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people. It is the day when forgiveness is asked of God. This year, leading up to Yom Kippur, Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove spoke on … Continued

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‘ISIS is quite different from al Qaeda,’ says former MI6 agent

ISIS a.k.a. ISIL came out of the ranks of al Qaeda, is a religious extremist group and has been very public about killing Americans. But the comparisons with al Qaeda may end there. Whatever similarities the two groups may share, however, … Continued

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‘ISIS is quite different from al Qaeda,’ says former MI6 agent

ISIS a.k.a. ISIL came out of the ranks of al Qaeda, is a religious extremist group and has been very public about killing Americans. But the comparisons with al Qaeda may end there. Whatever similarities the two groups may share, however, … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: People Like Us

What is it about ‘the other’ that inspires so much fear in our society? Why do we so often see violence, discrimination and hatred manifested against those seen as different? Just look at the case of Marleen Pinnock, an unarmed … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: People Like Us

What is it about ‘the other’ that inspires so much fear in our society? Why do we so often see violence, discrimination and hatred manifested against those seen as different? Just look at the case of Marleen Pinnock, an unarmed … Continued

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Leah Remini talks splitting with Scientology + her new reality show, It’s All Relative

Actress/producer Leah Remini joined SiriusXM OutQ and SiriusXM Stars‘ Wake Up with Taylor to promote her new TLC reality show, It’s All Relative, and provide some insight into her split with the Church of Scientology. Remini spoke with OutQ’s Larry Flick about her … Continued

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Leah Remini talks splitting with Scientology + her new reality show, It’s All Relative

Actress/producer Leah Remini joined SiriusXM OutQ and SiriusXM Stars‘ Wake Up with Taylor to promote her new TLC reality show, It’s All Relative, and provide some insight into her split with the Church of Scientology. Remini spoke with OutQ’s Larry Flick about her … Continued

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The Catholic Channel’s Fr. Jonathan talks sexuality on OutQ with his gay sister

Father Jonathan Morris, the program director for The Catholic Channel on SiriusXM, was recently a guest on SiriusXM’s OutQ channel with his sister Anne Marie, who is gay. Along with OutQ host Xorje Olivares, Father Jonathan and Anne Marie discussed … Continued

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The Catholic Channel’s Fr. Jonathan talks sexuality on OutQ with his gay sister

Father Jonathan Morris, the program director for The Catholic Channel on SiriusXM, was recently a guest on SiriusXM’s OutQ channel with his sister Anne Marie, who is gay. Along with OutQ host Xorje Olivares, Father Jonathan and Anne Marie discussed … Continued

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This Week On Demand: The Canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII

This week, SiriusXM brings you straight to Vatican City with exclusive coverage of the upcoming canonization of both Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. Celebrate this historic event with the Catholic Channel’s “Making of a Saint” and other exclusive broadcasts … Continued

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This Week On Demand: The Canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII

This week, SiriusXM brings you straight to Vatican City with exclusive coverage of the upcoming canonization of both Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. Celebrate this historic event with the Catholic Channel’s “Making of a Saint” and other exclusive broadcasts … Continued

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Celebrate Easter with The Message, Praise + The Catholic Channel

Easter Sunday is just around the corner (Sunday, April 20), and SiriusXM is ready! Beginning Sunday morning, Christian singer-songwriter Kristian Stanfill will play worship songs on The Message. Meanwhile, starting on Thursday, April 17, the Catholic Channel will feature an … Continued

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Celebrate Easter with The Message, Praise + The Catholic Channel

Easter Sunday is just around the corner (Sunday, April 20), and SiriusXM is ready! Beginning Sunday morning, Christian singer-songwriter Kristian Stanfill will play worship songs on The Message. Meanwhile, starting on Thursday, April 17, the Catholic Channel will feature an … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan interviews Congressman Paul Ryan

What do a cardinal and a congressman have in common? Turns out quite a bit. Take Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for example. For both, its their Catholic faith and their Wisconsin roots that keep them grounded. To … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan interviews Congressman Paul Ryan

What do a cardinal and a congressman have in common? Turns out quite a bit. Take Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for example. For both, its their Catholic faith and their Wisconsin roots that keep them grounded. To … Continued

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Is Santa Claus white?

FOX News’ Megyn Kelly took to the airwaves Wednesday night to discuss the defining issue of our time: Santa Claus’ race. Today on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress, host Ari Rabin-Havt and panelists Christian Dorsey and Avis Jones-DeWeever respond to Kelly’s passionate … Continued

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Is Santa Claus white?

FOX News’ Megyn Kelly took to the airwaves Wednesday night to discuss the defining issue of our time: Santa Claus’ race. Today on The Agenda on SiriusXM Progress, host Ari Rabin-Havt and panelists Christian Dorsey and Avis Jones-DeWeever respond to Kelly’s passionate … Continued

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Adam Schein on Alex Rodriguez

The 211-game suspension levied by Major League Baseball on Alex Rodriguez is a story that has transcended sports. Case and point? Cardinal Timothy Dolan discussed the news on his program Tuesday on The Catholic Channel. “You know who I feel … Continued

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Adam Schein on Alex Rodriguez

The 211-game suspension levied by Major League Baseball on Alex Rodriguez is a story that has transcended sports. Case and point? Cardinal Timothy Dolan discussed the news on his program Tuesday on The Catholic Channel. “You know who I feel … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan calls in from World Youth Day in Rio

Catholics from all over the world flooded into Rio de Janeiro last week for World Youth Day, the celebration of the Catholic faith that takes place in a different city every three years. Among them was Timothy Cardinal Dolan, archbishop … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan calls in from World Youth Day in Rio

Catholics from all over the world flooded into Rio de Janeiro last week for World Youth Day, the celebration of the Catholic faith that takes place in a different city every three years. Among them was Timothy Cardinal Dolan, archbishop … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan: New Pope, new process?

It’s the first time in living memory that a Pope has resigned (nearly 600 years to be precise), causing many to speculate what reason Pope Benedict XVI had to step down. Cardinal Timothy Dolan joined SiriusXM’s “Seize The Day” with … Continued

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Cardinal Dolan: New Pope, new process?

It’s the first time in living memory that a Pope has resigned (nearly 600 years to be precise), causing many to speculate what reason Pope Benedict XVI had to step down. Cardinal Timothy Dolan joined SiriusXM’s “Seize The Day” with … Continued

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