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May 21, 2018

May 21, 2018

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on May 21, 2018

4:00 – Kresta Comments Pentecost and Wedding

4:20 – Chilean Bishops Resign & Francis Appoints New Cardinals

On Friday, every single Chilean bishop resigned following a meeting at the Vatican to discuss the ongoing Chilean sex abuse scandal. The bishops have returned to work and will see if Pope Francis accepts their resignation immediately, rejects it outright or waits to accept it until he can find replacements. Meanwhile, on Sunday Francis announced the creation of 14 new cardinals, who will be installed on June 29. Matthew Bunson gives us the latest.

 5:00 – Christian Life in Indonesia

Earlier this month a series of suicide attacks on three Indonesian churches killed more than a dozen people and left at least 40 more injured. The attacks were carried out by six members of the same family, who were affiliated with the ISIS-aligned Jamaah Ansharut Daulah. It was the deadliest terror attack in the world’s biggest Muslim country since the 2002 Bali bombings. Indonesia has traditionally been seen as an example of a peaceful Muslim-dominated country. Will this still be the case? We’ll talk with Dr Robert Hefner.

5:20 – The Faith of Ulysses Grant

Exactly 150 years ago, on May 20 and 21 of 1868, delegates at the Republican National Convention in Chicago nominated Civil War hero Ulysses S. Grant to run for president against Horatio Seymour. Grant is usually overlooked when we talk about the faith of the presidents, but he was certainly a man of faith. Ron White joins us with a look.