Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on February 8, 2019
4:00 – Kresta News Roundup
Al has some thoughts on several recent news stories, including the Supreme Court temporarily blocking a Louisiana abortion law, the way bishops are addressing the Crisis and the decision by Panera Bread to discontinue its Panera Cares program.
4:20 – “Dr. Miracle” – The Christian Doctor who Heals Rape Victims
Dr. Denis Mukwege, affectionately known as Dr Miracle, is a Christian gynecologist who has dedicated his career to caring for victims of rape in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo. He’s a recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize and today we talk with his son, Alain.
5:00 – Catholics and the American South
It’s easy to forget how far Catholic have come in the US; we were never the cultural majority and for a large part of American history, Catholics have faced harsh anti-Catholicism. What was like for Catholics in the South during the years leading up to the Civil War? How did they handle life in a society in which slavery was so ingrained? We talk with Adam Tate.