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Kresta in the Afternoon – April 7, 2015

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on April 7, 2015

4:00 – Kresta Comments: Muslim Violence in the Last Week  

We occasionally receive feedback that we spend too much time talking about Islamic violence. Just wait till you hear the list of Islamic terrorist attacks that have happened since the start of Holy Week.

4:20 – Unlocking a Life of Miracles

Jacqueline von Zwehl takes us on an inspirational journey of divine promise, unforeseen life challenges and miracles. She tells us about the secrets of living a life filled with unconditional love and answered prayers.

4:40 – The Meaning of Divine Mercy Sunday

This weekend we will celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday. What are the origins of this feast? Why is it important? What is Divine Mercy and why do we need it? We’ll examine these questions and more with Fr. Dwight Longenecker.

5:00 – Kresta Comments: Do Catholics Hate Gays?

5:20 – 10 Years Since the Murder of Terri Schiavo 

Last week was the 10th anniversary of Terri Schiavo’s death. The issues surrounding her murder are still part of mainstream conversation. Did Terri want a “Death with Dignity?” Did she receive one? Who should determine the fate of a patient who cannot make their own decisions? We look back on the story with Fr. Frank Pavone.

5:40 – Finding God in the Middle of a Genocide

On the night of April 6, 1994, a plane carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana was shot down as it prepared to land, killing all aboard. The assassination was the catalyst for one of the most horrific genocides on the 20th century. Majority Hutus slaughtered the minority Tutsis and their Hutu sympathizers. Nearly one million people perished, roughly 20% of the country’s population and 70% of Tutsis in the country. Immaculée Ilibagiza is one of the survivors. She joins us to tell how her Catholic faith saved her life.

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