The Role Of Mary In The Catholic Church GUESTS: Kenneth Woodward Religion Editor, Newsweek Magazine Father Burt Buby Professor, International Marian Research Institute at the University of Dayton Colin Donovan Staff Theologian, Eternal Word Television Network, Birmingham, AL A movement in the Catholic Church could forever change the tradition of the Holy Trinity. Under the proposal, the pope would elevate the status of the Virgin Mary far beyond what most Christains believe. The pope has received requests from millions of people to proclaim Mary as Co-Redeemer and mediator between God and man. The proposal is causing conflict within the Catholic Church and has drawn criticism from other Christian denominations. Join guest host Neal Conan for a look at redefining the role of Mary ...on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.