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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 22, 2021

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 22, 2021

Guest Host Matthew Bunson

4:00 – Pope Francis Accepts Cardinal Sarah’s Resignation

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Robert Sarah, who turned 75 last summer, as prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. Edward Pentin joins us with this and other Vatican news.

4:20 – Lenten Reflections with Fr Roger Landry

Lent is fully underway – though for many of us it still feels like we’re in Lent 2020. How can you get the most out of your Lent? And how can we grow spiritually from the new Christological Collects? Fr. Roger Landry joins us.

4:40 – Annual Report shows Planned Parenthood’s Abortions Increased  

Planned Parenthood’s annual report once again showed an increase from the previous year in both abortions performed and government funding. Michael New has the details.

5:00 – A Positive Step for Pakistani Christians?

Religious minorities in Pakistan, such as Christians and Hindus, face painful discrimination and persecution from the majority Muslim population. A new initiative by the government is meant to put an end to this. Ed Clancy explains.

5:20 – Are We Celebrating the Feast of a Chair?

Today is the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. Why are we celebrating the feast of a chair of all things? We’ll talk with Mike Aquilina.