Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on April 20, 2018
4:00 – Fun Facts about Church History
Think you really know Church History? Think Again! The Catholic Church is the longest-standing and the most universal of all institutions. The contributions made by Catholic men and women over the past 2000 years are most impressive, from a properly functioning calendar to the inventions of many things that we all take for granted today. Fr David Meconi joins us with some more fun facts about Church history.
4:20 – Kresta Comments: The Apostolic Exhortation
Pope Francis has recently given us Gaudete et Exsultate, an outstanding look at the meaning of holiness. We’ll go through the Exhortation, taking a look at what it means to “Rejoice and be glad” and live lives of holiness in today’s world.
5:00 – Facebook continues to censor “Islamophobia”
We’ve talked in the past with Robert Spencer about Facebook’s censoring of his Jihad Watch posts, claiming that they are Islamophobic. The issue was not addressed directly during Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate hearing last week, but Zuckerberg did admit that Facebook employees of Silicon Valley tend to lean much further left than many Facebook users. Robert joins us with the latest and at a look at a Muslim leader’s advice to the EU regarding Islam.
5:20 – Paul’s Witness from Jail
A lot of attention has been paid to Jim Caviezel’s Paul: Apostle of Christ. We’ll talk with Fr. Richard Cassidy, a Pauline scholar, about Paul’s experiences in prison and what the film does – and doesn’t – get right.