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Kresta in the Afternoon – April 8, 2021 – Hour 1

Is the German Church headed for Schism? We talk with Matthew Bunson. Also, Sr. Misericorida tells the story of shorts being fired on her abbey and Al looks at comments from an atheist columnist on what the pandemic has made him realize about religion.


Kresta Comments: A Columnist Without Religion Knows What He’s Missing

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The Guardian Columnist Without Religion Knows What He’s Missing

How do faithless people like me make sense of this past year of Covid?

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Church News Roundup: Germans Headed for Schism?

US Bishops have largely remained silent on the German “Synodal Path,” but other scholars are expressing real concern of potential schism. We’ll look at the latest with Matthew Bunson, who also looks at the late Hans Kung and a wonderful new apostolic exhortation from Bishop Olmsted. 

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How Archbishop Naumann’s family tragedy shaped his beliefs on the sanctity of life

Vatican Now in Crisis Management Mode with German Bishops

On Twitter, Pontifical Academy for Life marks death of dissenting theologian Hans Küng

US Theologians Echo Fears of Schism in Catholic Church in Germany

Bishop Olmsted Apostolic Exhortation Veneremur Cernui – Down in Adoration Falling

Matthew Bunson is Executive Editor and Washington Bureau Chief for EWTN News and a Senior Fellow at St Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He’s the author or co-author of more than 50 books including the first English-language biography of Pope Francis and The Encyclopedia of Catholic History. Follow him on twitter at MattBunson. Register Radio airs Saturdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 11 am.

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Missouri nuns targeted in multiple ‘extremely disturbing’ shooting incidents

On several occasions this Lent, shots were fired at the abbey of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles in Missouri, with a bullet from one shooting lodging in the bedroom wall of the order’s superior. Sr. Misericordia tells us what’s been going on.

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Missouri nuns targeted in multiple ‘extremely disturbing’ shooting incidents, motive unknown

Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles

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