Messenger could cover some issues better

I am an avid EWTN listener and also a subscriber to the Messenger. While I missed Mr. Keith Soko’s article, I have read many of the rebuttals to his article. I feel that EWTN has much to offer on issues that the Messenger misses. The Messenger serves a vital purpose but I think it could do more. 

What concerns me is the lack of information pertaining to some of the vital issues being brought forth in our government that we Catholics should be well informed on, such as FOCA and the health reform bills that will be forthcoming. 

This includes the Fairness Doctrine, which could widely influence Catholic radio and TV. The Catholic medical and hospital professionals were not invited to the recent health care reform summit. Was this by design, because we would oppose some of the legislation that is being proposed? 

If we Catholics really want to know how our government is going to influence our lives, I suggest we tune into “The World Over” with Raymond Arroyo on EWTN. His program is on Fridays at 7 p.m., and there are many encores during the week. He presents a very informed program with knowledgeable speakers. We need to have an awareness of these issues and what we can do to safeguard our Catholic medical facilities. 

I would like to see the Messenger give a more informative report on these issues. I support the Messenger; otherwise, I would not be a subscriber. I am only giving my perspective on the information I believe is vital to concerned Catholics.

Gloria Welp

Newton

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