FOCUS is a Catholic current affairs program that examines issues affecting the Church and our society. To date, over 300 episodes have been produced tackling topics such as The Stem Cell question, The Catholic Church and AIDS, Islamic-Catholic Relations and much more.

Catholic Focus airs Monday through Thursday and Sundays, at 7:00pm and 11:00pm ET with a repeat the following morning.
Recent Episodes:


Way of the Heart: Remembering Henri Nouwen
Way of the Heart: Remembering Henri Nouwen
It's not often that we meet someone with whom everyone says is easy to speak, who's always completely present to you and who seems to understand exactly what you're feeling. That's what everyone says about Henri Nouwen, one of the greatest spiritual ... watch now
End of Life Issues: Quality of Life
End of Life Issues: Quality of Life
People with disabilities are most concerned about the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide. Charles and Jeri Marple are the parents of a child with Cerebral Palsy and they address these concerns and explore questions about value, dignity a... watch now
End of Life Issues: Ending the Pain
End of Life Issues: Ending the Pain
Many people who support the idea of medically assisted dying do so on the basis that some people live with unbearable, intolerable pain. Can all pain be managed? How are we to respond to the question of pain? Lisa Daniels lives with chronic pain. Tog... watch now
End of Life Issues: What Does the Church Say?
End of Life Issues: What Does the Church Say?
Issues of death, dying and suffering touch all of us and the Church has been journeying with people through these times for millennia. As Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide become legal in Canada, Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton explains what the C... watch now
End of Life Issues: The Law
End of Life Issues: The Law
Our legal landscape is changing in Canada with the legalization of medically assisted dying. What does the criminal code say? What is being changed and how did we get here? These questions and more are addressed by Kate Faught, a lawyer in Edmonton.... watch now
The Joy of Love
The Joy of Love
On April 8, 2016, Pope Francis released the long-awaited post-synodal exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, the Joy of Love, on the family. Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton joins Deacon Pedro to explore themes from the document, as well as to share his e... watch now
90 Minutes in Heaven
90 Minutes in Heaven
Deacon Pedro speaks with Don Piper and his wife Eva. Don died in a car crash in 1989 and was dead for 90 minutes. The story is now a best-selling book and a feature film.... watch now
To Meet the Lord
To Meet the Lord
Follow the Diocese of Hamilton, Ontario as it prepares for the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. The Diocese has generated enormous interest in the event, and three busloads full of local parishioners are getting ready to make the trip ... watch now
To Meet the Lord
To Meet the Lord
Follow the Diocese of Hamilton, Ontario as it prepares for the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. The Diocese has generated enormous interest in the event, and three busloads full of local parishioners are getting ready to make the trip ... watch now
Connected Toward Communion
Connected Toward Communion
The internet is reshaping the way humans interact with one another. This radical shift brings with it unprecedented challenges and opportunities. How will the Church proclaim the Good News in the digital age? Learn more, as Dr. Daniella Zsupan-Jerom... watch now
Trends
Trends
In this episode of Catholic Focus, Cheridan Sanders speaks with Shannon Joseph about Trends, an organization that’s daring to challenge the status quo by starting a fashion trend that celebrates both body and soul. ... watch now
A Family - In Song
A Family - In Song
For years the Leahy family has been entertaining audiences with their unique sound, style of music, way of life and intense emotion. In this special edition of Catholic Focus Deacon Pedro speaks with Maria, Denise and Erin Leahy about their family, ... watch now
Sow Much Love
Sow Much Love
It's getting harder and harder for small scale farmers to grow organic crops, is this because of big business' seemingly exclusive interest in genetically modified crops? Find out in this episode of Catholic Focus.... watch now