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“Kresta in the Afternoon”— August 20, 2014

Talking about the “things that matter most” on August 20


4:00 – Live report from Erbil, Iraq


ISIS atrocities in Iraq continue. Yesterday, the terrorist group released a video showing the execution of American journalist James Foley. The Malteser International assessment team will be in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil for at least the next three months as they provide aid to the thousands of Christians, Yazidis and other minorities who have fled their homes from ISIS persecution. Oliver Hochedez, the head of the assessment team, and Fr. Paulus Sati, a mission advisor, join us live from Iraq to talk about their team’s mission.



4:20 – OKC Archbishop Coakley files lawsuit against satanic group


Attorneys for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City have filed a lawsuit against the satanic group planning to host a black Mass next month. The lawsuit says that, by using a consecrated Host, the group has stolen Church property. Lead attorney Michael Caspino is with us to talk about it.


4:40 – Kresta Comments: Obama: “No faith teaches people to massacre innocents” 


5:00 – Race in America: A wide-ranging discussion

Tensions in Ferguson, Missouri continue in the wake of Michael Brown’s death. The situation once again raises questions about the state of race relations in America. Pastor Levon Yuille, National Director of the National Black Pro-Life Congress, has been a community activist in Ypsilanti, Michigan for more than thirty years. Pastor Levon joins us with his take on the state of race in America. 

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