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Patrick Madrid to Discuss New Book, Why Be Catholic?, in Livestream Web Chat June 11

EVENT: Author Patrick Madrid will host a LIVE online video chat to discuss his latest book, Why Be Catholic?, and answer questions from the viewing audience.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

WHERE: The event is open to the public and can be accessed online at

FORMAT: Madrid will open with a general overview of the book and his reasons for writing it, then will take questions from participants through the livestream chat room:

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Growing up Catholic during a time of great social and theological upheaval and transition, a time in which countless Catholics abandoned their religion in search of something else, Patrick Madrid learned a great deal about why people leave Catholicism and why others stay. This experience helped him gain many insights into what it is about the Catholic Church that some people reject, as well as those things that others treasure. Drawing upon Madrid's personal experiences, Why Be Catholic? offers a deeply personal, fact-based, rationale for why everyone should be Catholic or at least consider the Catholic Church in a new light.

PATRICK MADRID is the author or editor of twenty books on Catholic themes, including Search and Rescue, Where Is That in the Bible?, and Pope Fiction. He also hosts Right Here, Right Now, a daily radio broadcast heard on 240 stations coast to coast. He an adjunct professor of theology at Holy Apostles College and Seminary and he is president of the Catholic Apologetics Academy. Patrick and his wife, Nancy, live in Ohio along with the rest of their family, which includes the blessing of eleven children and fifteen grandchildren.


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