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Kresta in the Afternoon – January 14, 2021

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 14, 2021

Talking about the Things That Matter Most

Kresta Comments: No Matter who is Caesar, Christ is King

4:20 – Mario Cuomo: The Myth and the Man

Some Catholic politicians like to say that they “personally oppose” abortion but would never support a law against it. It’s a line of thinking usually traced to former New York governor Mario Cuomo, who argued his line of thinking was in line with the likes of St. Thomas More. We’ll take a look at Mario Cuomo – the myth and the man – with George Marlin.

5:00 – The Bible in a Year – One Day at a Time

If you listen to Catholic radio you’re aware of the challenges we face to evangelization – polls show that more and more people are identifying as “nones” and show little interest in religion. Yet, in such difficult times, there is also a growing population is yearning for things beyond this life. We saw it last week with the massive response to Steve Ray’s Bible conference, and we’re seeing it now with the incredible popularity of Fr Mike Schmitz’s new Bible podcast. It’s now the most popular podcast on iTunes with more than a quarter million people signing up for a daily dose of Scripture study. Jeff Cavins has helped on the project and he joins us.

5:20 – The Book of Revelation and the Crisis in the Church  

In the first four chapters of the Book of Revelation, John speaks of four churches and the challenges they were facing. What parallels can we draw between these chapters and the current crises in our Church? Peter Herbeck joins us.