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Sheila Liaugminas

Sheila Liaugminas is an Emmy award-winning Chicago-based journalist in print and broadcast media.

Her writing and broadcasting covers matters of faith, culture, politics and the media. She reported for Time magazine in its Midwest Bureau for over 20 years. At Chicago’s NBC-owned station, she co-hosted the TV magazine program YOU. Sheila formerly hosted three radio programs, The Right Questions; and Issues & Answers for Relevant Radio, and America’s Lifeline on the Salem network.

Besides her work on MercatorNet, Sheila has published in the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, Crisis Magazine, Voices Magazine, National Catholic Register, Catholic New World, the Center for Morality in Public Life blog Ethika Politika and the National Review Online. She has also appeared on the BBC programme World Have Your Say.

She currently hosts the daily radio program A Closer Look on Relevant Radio and serves as the Network News Director.

Donald Trump prevails
4 May 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, U.S. elections
Against all conventional wisdom, he has become the GOP’s presumptive nominee for president.

UN conference hears experts, witnesses, survivors call for global response to genocide
3 May 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christian persecution, genocide, Isis, Knights of Columbus, Pope Francis, UN Religious Freedom Conference
Faith groups are attacked, Christians specifically targeted for elimination.

US Secretary of State Kerry declared genocide
20 Apr 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christian genocide, Cong. Jeff Fortenberry, Genocide Resolution, humanitarian crisis, Nina shea, Sec. of State Kerry, Yezidis
And that was that.

Bernie Sanders’  Rome adventure
18 Apr 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Pope Francis meeting, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vatican economic justice conference
Cost-benefit ratio, all things considered.

Now, Hillary’s ‘gaffe’ upsets both sides of abortion debate
7 Apr 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion ideology, abortion law, constitutional rights, Donald Trump abortion, Hillary Clinton abortion, personhood
The leading candidate in both parties don’t know how to talk about life.

Trump managed to upset everyone on abortion
4 Apr 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion debate, abortion law, abortion politics, abortion undercover videos, Donald Trump, Election 2016, NARAL, Planned Parenthood
But it put some important questions into the arena of public debate.

The global legacy of Mother Angelica
1 Apr 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Bishop Robert Barron, EWTN, global Catholic network, Mother Angelica
From her monastery she reached into the farthest corners of the Catholic world.

Supreme Court surprise move in Little Sisters case
30 Mar 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, birth control scheme, HHS mandate, Little Sisters of the Poor, U.S. Supreme Court
Justices want more information.

US House of Representatives, State Dept, acknowledge genocide
18 Mar 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christian genocide, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, Genocide Resolution, John Kerry, religious minorities, Secretary of State
Finally. This is a big deal.

Rubio’s last stand?
15 Mar 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Donald Trump, Florida primary, GOP primaries, Marco Rubio, Super Tuesday, U.S. presidential election
If it is, he goes out with noble dignity.

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