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Hosted by Bishop Richard Pates with Kelly Mescher Collins

Bishop Pates shares his thoughts on current events, then interviews a newsmaker or person of interest on the topic of the day. Bishop invites questions. Contact the Diocese of Des Moines at 515-237-5054 by Thursday, or email questions to

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