Long Island's Bishop Murphy discusses global affairs with NCR writer on new show

Bishop William F. Murphy of Rockville Centre, N.Y. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
This article appears in the Iraqi Kurdistan 2016 feature series. View the full series.

National Catholic Reporter's Tom Gallagher was an inaugural guest on "Catholic Perspectives," a new show hosted by Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre on Long Island, N.Y.  As a board member of the papal agency, Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), Murphy spent a week, April 6-12, 2016, in Iraqi Kurdistan on a pastoral visit to that region's displaced Christian families. Gallagher was a part of this small delegation, which also included CNEWA board chair, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archdiocese of New York, (The audio clip is approximately 13 minutes long.)

The new show is produced and aired on Telecare TV.  It is available on Cablevision channel 29/137, Verizon FiOS TV channel 296, and Time Warner Cable channel 471 throughout the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and  on selected cable and satellite systems nationwide.

"Catholic Perspectives"

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