Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on October 22, 2018
4:00 – Every 500 Years, the Church Faces a Crisis — Is This the Worst Yet?
How does our present Crisis look from a historical perspective? Is it better or worse than past crises? One thing we do know – nothing undermines the authority of the Church more quickly than this devlish marriage of scandal and hypocrisy. Ben Wiker joins us with more.
4:40 – John Paul II’s Warning on ‘Final Confrontation’ With the ‘Anti-Church’
When Cardinal Karol Wojtyla visited the US in September 1978, just weeks before he was elected pope, he observed: “We are now standing in the face of the greatest historical confrontation humanity has gone through.” What was this confrontation? As we celebrate the Feast of John Paul II, we talk with Paul Kengor.
5:00 – Kresta Comments: Faith and Reason
5:20 – How the Church Transformed the West
We’ve talked in the past about how the Church has used Christ’s teachings to form – and transform – Western culture. In each generation, the life and teachings of Christ have provided answers to our deepest and most probing questions. But many of today’s teachers try to ignore this. Ryan Topping doesn’t, and he joins us today.