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May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on May 26, 2020

4:00 – John Paul II’s Teachings for an Unbelieving World

The writings of John Paul II are almost beyond count, and among them is a recently-discovered series from his years as the Archbishop of Krakow. Based on St Paul’s sermons to the Athenians, he presents a framework for articulating the faith for a skeptical and often unbelieving world. We look at what he says about faith, truth and the human person with Eduardo Echeverria

 5:00 – Minnesota Bishops: Catholics depend on the Eucharist, Masses will resume

The bishops of Minnesota have announced public Masses will resume in their state, despite state restrictions limiting gatherings of 10 people. Archbishop Hebda explained last week that the Masses will still follow limit crowds and keep people spaced, and that “we can provide for the essential sacramental life of our faithful, fulfill our duty to worship God, and do so in a way that also protects the common good of our state.” Matthew Bunson joins us.

 5:20 – The End of Hong Kong?

 Last week Beijing enacted sweeping national security laws for Hong Kong that bypassed local lawmakers. The new regulations would ban “treason, secession, sedition and subversion,” criminalize foreign intelligence, and increase pro-China education in Chinese schools. Critics have said this is essentially the end of the “one country, two systems” that has given Hong Kong autonomy. Reggie Littlejohn joins us.

 5:40 – Kresta Comments: How Should Christians Respond to Conspiracies?

As the lockdowns from the pandemic continue, many of us are looking for explanations as to how we got here. Dr. Judy Mikovits has gone viral for her video Plandemic, though her claims have been refuted by other scientists. Al takes a look at the video and how Christians should respond to conspiracy theories.