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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 25, 2021

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 25, 2021

4:00 – Kresta Comments

4:20 – The Equality Act and the End of Females

The House of Representatives is voting today on the Equality Act, which seeks to “prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.” But in all its discussion on “sex discrimination,” it fails to address what it means to be male or female. We’ll take a look with Mary Rice Hasson.

4:40 – Is the Catholic Parish in Crisis?

What is the future of the parish in a post-Christian world? It begins – and ends – with the Gospel. It means building on the idea that Catholicism is integral to human flourishing, and is dependent on taking Catholic belief and practice more seriously, rebuilding the parish within the neighborhood. Dr Tim O’Malley has more.

5:00 – HHS Nominee Won’t Name Single Abortion Restriction he Favors

President Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services declined at a hearing Wednesday to state if he would support any theoretical type of restriction on abortion. Doug Keck joins us to look at this and other stories, as well as what’s been happening at EWTN.

5:20 – Leading, not Lamenting: Catholics and the Quest for Unity

What if Catholics focused less on Lamenting our country’s divisions and more on Leading? That’s what Dan Lipinksi has been trying to do as a Pro-Life Catholic Democrat. His refusal to toe the party line on abortion cost him his seat in Congress but he hasn’t let that phase him – because his identity is rooted not in his job but in Christ. He joins us again