Defending Life Season 25

This series on EWTN features Executive Director Janet Morana, with co-host Fr. Denis Wilde, O.S.A., Associate Director, as they discuss pro-life strategies and interview fascinating guests.

Airing Schedule: Watch on EWTN, Wednesdays at 2:30am and Thursdays at 11pm ET.  Listen on EWTN Radio Saturdays at 6:30pm and Sundays at 5am. (All times Eastern)  See our media schedule to find the topic for each week.

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Free products offered this season: Mass cards for the living and deceased and The Will to Live

Episode 1: Elections

Pope Francis urged us not to be afraid of ‘making trouble’ in order to advance the Gospel. What does that say about our approach to elections? 

Action Items:

1. Study the Bishops document on political responsibility by using the Living the Gospel of Life Study Guide
2. Refer to  for the latest information on the elections. 
3. Conduct non-partisan voter registration in your Church.

Featured Products:

Brochures: 1) Voting with a Clear Conscience Brochure.  2) Caesar Must Obey God 3) Are You A Single Issues Person 4) Religious Beliefs Abortion & The Law

Episode 2: Update on RU-486 Reversal

Find new meaning to the phrase, ‘It’s not too late,’ and you’ll see how those can be words that save a life from abortion.

Guest: Dr. Delgado

Action Items: Get the word out to sidewalk counselors that RU-486 can be reversed. Encourage the Prolife doctor in your community to contact Dr Delgado about being listed on the website:

Featured Product: The Catholic View For Women Season 3 DVDs

Episode 3: St John Paul ll, His Pro-life Legacy!

What does it mean when a Pope becomes a saint and how does the canonization of John Paul II affect the pro-life movement?  

Action Items: Read Evangelium Vitae by St. Pope John Paul II and use the Priests for Life Evangelium Vitae Study Guide

Featured Product: Saint John Paul ll Prayer Cards

Episode 4: Winning In The States on Fetal Pain!

Without a doubt, this is the next major step forward in advancing legal protection for the children in the womb, and find out why abortion supporters are so afraid of it.

Guest: Carlo Bellien, Neonatologist, Ospedale Universitario di Siena, Member of the Pontifical Academy For Life

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Episode 5: I Aborted Motherhood and Helped Others Do The Same!

 What kind of health facility would allow today’s guest to wear a white coat and stethoscope, and take care of patients alone without knowing anything about medical issues?

Guest: Catherine Adair, Former Employee Planned Parenthood of Boston

Action: Be on the lookout for former providers and spread the word that the place to point them is Priests for Life, which provides help through the Centurions. Sign them up for

Featured Product: Recall Abortion by Janet Morana

Episode 6: Words of Encouragement From Down Under

Some say there’s more than one Catholic teaching on the matter, but this bishop and theologian says the case is closed and the faithful should be encouraged!

Guest: Bishop Anthony Fisher, O.P., Bishop of the Diocese of Parramatta, Australia and Professor of Moral Theology & Bioethics John Paul ll Institute, Melbourne

Featured Product: Saint John Paul ll Prayer Cards

Action Item: Join and promote The Missionaries of the Gospel of Life (MEV), because this is the spirituality of pro-life that keeps people encouraged and strengthened.  Contact Priests for Life at Tel. 321-500-1000, Toll Free 888-735-3448 for the formation booklet.

Episode 7: HHS Mandate, Priests for Life Fighting Back and Lessons Learned!

Of all the groups that challenged the HHS mandate, which ones were best suited to carry the torch?

Guest: Robert Muise, Esq., American Freedom Law Center

Action: Spread the testimonies found in The Contraception of Grief.  Other resources on this topic include, Preaching on Contraception brochure and Humanae Vitae Study Guide.

Featured Product: Rosary for Life CD

Episode 8: Doing the Most Good Possible: How To Make Sense of the Imperfect Progress

 It is a matter that divides some pro-life people from one another and even from the Church. We will find some clues to healing that division.

Guests: Msgr. Angel Rodriguez Luño.  Professor of Fundamental Moral Theology Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life

Featured Product:  The Chaplet of Divine Mercy with Fr. Frank Pavone

Episode 9: Regretting My Abortion Led Me to Be A Voice For the Unborn!

Meet the woman whose life’s mission has been to bring people a window to our hidden neighbor in the womb!

Guests: Shari Richard, R.D.M.S, Founder of Sound Wave Images

Action: Promote the imagery Shari provides and the embryoscopy imagery – 

Featured Product:  Recall Abortion by Janet Morana

Episode 10: Diversity in the Pro-Life Movement

What happens when people disagree about pro-life strategy? Does the Church require that there be only one strategy?

Guest: Fr. John Fleming, Adelaide, South Australia, Lecturer at the John Paul Institute, Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life

Featured Product:  The Catholic View For Women Season 3 DVDs

Episode 11: Coerced Abortion in the Military

An inside look at something that happens in the military that few speak about but many suffer from.

Guest: Shannon Silva

Action: Read and spread post-abortion testimonies

Featured Product:  Recall Abortion by Janet Morana

Episode 12: West Point or My Unborn Child, What Was Chosen?

A soldier’s view of the military, parenting, and abortion.

Guests: Chuck Raymond and Jody Duffy

Featured Product:  Recall Abortion by Janet Morana

Episode 13: Generation Life

God has put a wonderful spirit in the young to fight for life and for purity. On this episode, you will see more evidence of how true that is!

Guest:  Christina Barba, Generation Life

Featured Product: My Children Don’t Practice The Faith! What Do I Do? Contact Priests for Life at Tel. 321-500-1000, Toll Free 888-735-3448 for your copy of this free pamphlet.

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