Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
A panel talks about revelations of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests and the failure of the hierarchy to address the problem properly, sparking a new round of conversations among American Catholics about the health of their faith communities.
- Eugene Kennedy professor of psychology at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois and author of "The Unhealed Wound: The Church and Human Sexuality" (St. Martin's Press)
- Dolores Leckey senior fellow at Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University
- Father Bill Byron Holy Trinity Church in Washington, DC and former president of Catholic University
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