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The Talk Shows

Sunday, April 3, 2005; Page A04

Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:

FOX NEWS SUNDAY (WTTG), 9 a.m.: Bishop Joseph Galante, Monsignor Hilary C. Franco, and former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican Thomas Patrick Melady.


THIS WEEK (ABC, WJLA), 9 a.m.: Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson; Cardinal Bernard Law; Bishop William S. Skylstad, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops; Marco Politi, Vatican reporter for La Repubblica; and former New York governor Mario M. Cuomo (D).

FACE THE NATION (CBS, WUSA), 10:30 a.m.: Monsignor Brian Ferme, dean of canon law at the Catholic University of America; former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski; and New York Times religion columnist Peter Steinfels.

MEET THE PRESS (NBC, WRC), 10:30 a.m.: Archbishop John P. Foley, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications; the Rev. Thomas J. Reese, S.J., editor of America: the National Catholic Weekly; Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, co-director of the Fordham Center on Religion and Culture; Monsignor John Strynkowski; Anne Burke, former interim chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' National Review Board; former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican Raymond L. Flynn; Prof. Chester Gillis, chair of the Georgetown University Theology Department; and John Meacham, managing editor of Newsweek.

LATE EDITION (CNN), noon: Former first lady Nancy Reagan; the Rev. David O'Connell, president of the Catholic University of America; the Rev. Robert F. Drinan, Georgetown University law professor; author Elie Wiesel; Rainbow/PUSH Coalition founder Jesse L. Jackson; Simon Wiesenthal Center founder Rabbi Marvin Hier; Sister Mary Ann Walsh; Imam Muzammil Siddiqi, head of the Islamic Law Council of North America; former secretaries of state Colin L. Powell and Lawrence S. Eagleburger; former presidential adviser David L. Gergen; Mort Zuckerman, former president of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations; Robert Moynihan, editor of Inside the Vatican; Cuomo and Galante.

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