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Kresta in the Afternoon – December 18, 2020 – Hour 2

The Challenges Facing the Next Pope (full hour)

The Church is entering a period of transition. Mass attendance is on the decline, we’re dealing with the shame of McCarrick, and our secular and religious leaders – whether it be intentionally or unintentionally – are sowing confusion. These are the challenges our next pope will face – how will he tackle them? George Weigel is our guest.

George Weigel

George Weigel is a New York Times bestselling author of many books, most recently The Next Pope: The Office of Peter and a Church in Mission as well as Witness to Hope and The Irony of Modern Catholic History. He’s a distinguished senior fellow of Washington’s Ethics and Public Policy Center. Visit

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