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Education vs. Propaganda (Anthony DeStefano/ Annie Holmquist)

The Catholic Current

Release Date: 03/25/2021

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On this Feast of the Annunciation we first welcome author Anthony DeStefano to tell us about his new book Our Lady's Picture Book and why it is a perfect addition to any Easter Basket. Then, Annie Holmquist returns to help us understand the difference between Education and Propaganda.