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Kresta in the Afternoon: November 18, 2020

Kresta in the Afternoon: November 18, 2020

Talking about the Things That Matter most on November 18, 2020

4:00 – Kresta Comments 

4:20 – Poverty Cure: Finding Hope in a Pandemic 

Poverty remains one of the greatest challenges we face as a society and there are countless strategies on how to combat it. The ongoing pandemic has brought a new level of difficulty to helping raise people out of poverty. That’s the focus of a special conference at Acton Institute this week. Fr. Robert Sirico joins us.

4:40 – What Abraham Kuyper Can Teach Us Today 

It was just over 100 years ago – November 8, 1920 – that Abraham Kuyper died. While not particularly well-known in Catholic circles, he is regarded among evangelicals as a “social entrepreneur” like no other and an institution builder. What lessons does he have for a time when trust in institutions is plummeting? We’ll talk with Jordan Ballor.

5:00 – USCCB Expresses Concern Over Biden’s Abortion Views 

The main topic of this year’s Fall Assembly was, of course, the McCarrick Report – but the election came up as well. USCCB President Archbishop Jose Gomez stated “when politicians who profess the Catholic Faith support abortion rights, there are additional problems…among other things, it creates confusion among the faithful about what the Church teaches on these questions.” Matthew Bunson joins us with a recap.

5:40 – Kresta Comments