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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 9, 2021

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 9, 2021

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” 


4:00 – Kresta Comments

4:20 – What’s happening in Myanmar? 

The election fallout and beginning of the Biden administration has distracted many Americans, including the press, from major international stories. Last week Myanmar’s military seized control of the country – Mindy Belz explains what’s happening.

4:40 – Warm Up Your Marriage – and Escape the Winter Chill

A bitter cold front is covering vast parts of the nation and a nearly yearlong pandemic has kept many of us from seeing our friends. Setting sail next January, the second Good News Marriage Cruise hopes to remedy some of that. Take this opportunity to grow in faith with your spouse while having a great time. Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers gives us a taste of what to expect.

5:00 – What did Christ Suffer at the Crucifixion?  

Historians regard crucifixion as one of the most painful and humiliating forms of public execution. We know that Jesus was crucified in Jerusalem, but the scriptures don’t go into much detail and the circumstances of his death has been confused over the last 2 millennia. What did Christ suffer? We’ll talk about it with Dr Tom McGovern.

5:40 – A society, not a monolith: What the Catholic Church is, and is not

On Thursday morning, Associated Press ran a report accusing “the Roman Catholic Church” in the United States of “sitting on billions” while it “amassed taxpayer aid” through the Paycheck Protection Program. But this fundamentally misunderstands what the Catholic Church in America actually is. JD Flynn explains.