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Witness presents men and women who are making a difference in both big and small ways. Father Thomas Rosica hosts a series of in-depth interviews with distinguished, high-level religious and civic leaders - people who are contributing significantly to the vibrancy of their Catholic communities. Witness provides viewers with theological reflection, as well as personal insight into those who shape society.

Witness airs every Sunday at 7:00pm & midnight with repeats on Monday at 12:30 pm, Thursday at 8:00pm & midnight and Friday at 12:30pm (All times Eastern).
Recent Episodes:


Fr. Eric Andrews, C.S.P., <br/>President of the Paulist Fathers
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Fr. Eric Andrews, C.S.P., President of the Paulist Fathers
Paulist Fr. Eric Andrews has been president of the Paulist Fathers since May, 2014.

Fr. Eric previously served as president of Paulist Productions, their community's film and television production house, from 2009 to 2014. Prior to
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His Excellency Scott McCaig, CC, <br/>Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of Canada
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His Excellency Scott McCaig, CC, Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of Canada
Bishop Scott McCaig, CC, was born on December 12, 1965, in Kamloops, B.C. After entering into full communion with the Catholic Church in 1987 and obtaining a Bachelor's degree in history from Carleton University, Ottawa, he joined the Companions of t...watch now
Kate Hennessy
Kate Hennessy
In his historic address to a special joint session of the US Congress on September 24, 2015, Pope Francis singled out four great Americans. Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thomas Merton, and Kate Hennessy’s grandmother, Dorothy Day, a reb...watch now
Fr. William Ryan, SJ
Fr. William Ryan, SJ
Fr. William Ryan, SJ is a well-known Canadian Jesuit who holds a PhD in economics from Harvard University. He is the author of numerous publications, particularly on Catholic social teaching, globalization and interfaith dialogue. Fr. Ryan served as...watch now
Fr. Jonathan Kalisch, OP
Fr. Jonathan Kalisch, OP

Director of Chaplains and Spiritual Development
Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus

Jonathan Kalisch grew up in New Jersey and joined the Knights of Columbus in 1991 as a freshman at Georgetown University. He served as the coll
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Sister Donna L. Ciangio, OP
Sister Donna L. Ciangio, OP
Sister Donna Ciangio is a Dominican Sister of Caldwell, New Jersey. She holds a doctorate from Drew University, Madison, New Jersey. She is the Director of Church Leadership Consultation and works internationally and nationally in promoting parish v...watch now
Most Reverend Ricardo Ramírez CSB <br>Bishop Emeritus of Las Cruces, New Mexico
Most Reverend Ricardo Ramírez CSB Bishop Emeritus of Las Cruces, New Mexico
Bishop Ricardo Ramírez CSB was ordained to the priesthood for the Congregation of St. Basil (Basilian Fathers) on December 10, 1966 in Houston, Texas. He was then assigned to St. Mary's Church in Owen Sound, Canada. He earned a Master of Arts degr...watch now
Sr. Rosemary McDonald
Sr. Rosemary McDonald
Sr. Rosemary MacDonald has been a member of the Sisters of St. Martha of Prince Edward Island for 33 years. Her ministries focused in the field of health care which include Nursing Supervisor, Administrator, Nursing Professor and Clinical Ethicist. C...watch now
Quinton Atkinson — <br/>Ancestry’s Senior Director of Global Content Acquisition
Quinton Atkinson — Ancestry’s Senior Director of Global Content Acquisition
Ancestry is a science and technology company with a very human mission.

It brings together science and self-discovery and helps everyone, everywhere discover the story of what led to them. Ancestry’s sophisticated engineering and te
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Cardinal William H. Keeler <br/>(1931 - 2017)
Cardinal William H. Keeler (1931 - 2017)
Witness Interview His Eminence William Cardinal Keeler, Archbishop-emeritus of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. The interview was conducted by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB on September 4, 2005 in Toronto. Cardinal Keeler died on March 23, 2017 at the age of ...watch now
Most Reverend Frederick Henry, Bishop Emeritus of Calgary
Most Reverend Frederick Henry, Bishop Emeritus of Calgary
It was a great privilege today to do a "farewell" WITNESS Interview for Salt + Light Media with Bishop-emeritus Fred Henry of Calgary on February 26, 2017, the eve of the installation of his successor, Bishop William McGrattan as the eighth bishop...watch now
Cardinal Orlando Quevedo, OMI
Cardinal Orlando Quevedo, OMI
Cardinal Orlando Beltran Quevedo, OMI, Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotabato, was born in Laoag, Philippines, on March 11, 1939 in a northern province but raised in the Muslim region in the South of his country. After studying at Notre Dame high sch...watch now
David Delgado
David Delgado
Born in Mexico in 1989, David ́s family moved to Toronto when he was 9. He attended high school at Marshall McLuhan Catholic Secondary School and thereafter graduated from the University of Toronto receiving an HBA in International Relations. Whi...watch now
Bishop William McGrattan, <br/>Eighth Bishop of Calgary
Bishop William McGrattan, Eighth Bishop of Calgary
Most Reverend Bishop William McGrattan was born in London, Ontario on September 19, 1956 and received his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Western Ontario, followed by a Master of Divinity from St. Peter’s Semina...watch now
Monsignor Philippe Bordeyne
Monsignor Philippe Bordeyne
Philippe Bordeyne, born on December 21, 1959 in Paris, is a French priest, academic and theologian, dean of Theologicum from 2006 to 2011 and rector of the Catholic Institute of Paris since 2011. Ordained priest in 1988 for the diocese of Nanterre...watch now
Mark Shriver
Mark Shriver
Mark K. Shriver, born February 17, 1964, is the son of Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy, the sister of John, Robert and Ted Kennedy. He served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates for two consecutive terms, from 1995 to 2003. He is cur...watch now
Sr. Nuala Kenny
Sr. Nuala Kenny
Sr. Nuala Kenny, Medical doctor, renowned ethicist, professor, and Sister of Charity of Halifax, is deeply concerned with new law allowing euthanasia and doctor assisted death in Canada. The dimension of the Paschal mystery of suffering, death and...watch now
Robert Ellsberg
Robert Ellsberg
Robert Ellsberg is the son of Carol Cummings, the daughter of a Marine Corps Brigadier General, and the American military analyst and whistleblower, Daniel Ellsberg. In 1975, at age 19, he dropped out of college, intending to spend a few months wi...watch now
Dr. Carolyn Woo
Dr. Carolyn Woo
Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo is currently the President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. Her term will end in January 2017. Born and raised in Hong Kong...watch now
Most Rev. Steven Lopes
Most Rev. Steven Lopes
Most Reverend Steven J. Lopes is the first bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter and pastor to all its members and clergy in the United States and Canada. He was born in 1975 in Fremont, California to Barbara Jane and (the l...watch now
Cardinal Willem Jacobus Eijk
Cardinal Willem Jacobus Eijk
Cardinal Willem Jacobus Eijk, Archbishop of Utrecht, was born on June 22, 1953 in Duivendrecht, The Netherlands. He was ordained a priest on June 1, 1985. He studied medicine and holds doctorates in medical bioethics research (thesis on euthanasia...watch now
Most Rev. Salvatore ‘Rino’ Fisichella
Most Rev. Salvatore ‘Rino’ Fisichella
President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization and Coordinator of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, Salvatore ‘Rino’ Fisichella was born in Codogno in northern Italy on August 25, 1951. He was ordained a...watch now
Cardinal-designate Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R.
Cardinal-designate Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R.
Joseph Tobin was born on May 3, 2952 in Detroit, Michigan, the eldest of thirteen children of Joseph W. Tobin (†January 28, 1977) and Marie Terese Kerwin. He attended elementary school in Detroit and St. Joseph’s Prep College in Edgerton, Wisc...watch now
Fr. John Sullivan, SJ
Fr. John Sullivan, SJ
Fr. John Sullivan, SJ was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, on 9 Dec. 1970. He attended Saint John's University in Collegeville, MN from 1989-1993, majoring in History. After entering the Jesuits in 1995, he was ordained a priest in 2007 at Our...watch now
Sr. Prema Pierick, MC, Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity
Sr. Prema Pierick, MC, Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity
Sister Mary Prema Pierick, whose name in Sanskrit means love, is the Superior General of the Missionary Sisters Charity, the religious congregation founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta, now St. Teresa. She was born Mechthild Pierick in a farming c...watch now
Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri
Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri
Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri was born in Barga, Italy and ordained a priest in 1963. He studied at the Vatican's school for training diplomats, the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, and entered the Vatican diplomatic corps in 1973. Ordained archbi...watch now
Fr. Hans Zollner, SJ
Fr. Hans Zollner, SJ
Fr. Hans Zollner, SJ, born in Regensburg, Germany in 1966, is a member of the Society of Jesus, currently serving as Academic Vice Rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Fr. Zollner, a licensed psychologist and psychotherapist is p...watch now