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October 4, 2019

October 4, 2019

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on October 4, 2019

4:00 – Kresta News Roundup  

Al looks over a few recent headlines, including a strange incident at a town hall event for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and an investigation that finds nearly 1700 priests and other clergy members found credibly accused of abuse are living with little oversight from religious authorities or law enforcement.

4:20 – Overcoming Tragedy through the Divine Mercy

On a cold night in 2014, 17-year-old Dominik Pettey was riding home with his friends when they ran out of gas. As they sat by the side of the road, their car was struck by another motorist and Dominik died instantly. At the funeral, his parents said “we earnestly believe that God would not have taken him at the pinnacle of his life unless He had a mission for him.” That mission is spreading the message of the Divine Mercy. As we approach the Feast of St Faustina, we talk with Magdalena and Patrick.

5:00 – Chinese Christians Return to the Catacombs as Communism Turns 70

October 1, 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the brutal, Communist takeover of China. Reggie Littlejohn has been in touch with Christians there who have shared the extreme pressures they are facing. She joins us with a look at their stories and why this is really the anniversary of the greatest mass-murderer in history.

5:20 – The Church and the Bible

Where did we get the idea that we have to “choose” between the Church and the Bible? What does the Bible say about the origins of our beliefs? We look at the Bible as a Catholic book with Jimmy Akin.