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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 4, 2021 – Hour 1

Guest Host Matthew Bunson

Cardinal Parolin Talks China, Iraq, Covid, and Curial Reform

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, spoke recently on a wide variety of topics including the Pope’s planned visit to Iraq and the Vatican’s relationship with China. Edward Pentin discusses some of the major points.

Edward Pentin

Edward Pentin is the Rome correspondent for the National Catholic Register. He’s the author most recently of The Next Pope: The Leading Cardinal Candidates and has reported on the Holy See and the Catholic Church for a number of other publications including Newsweek, Newsmax, Zenit, The Catholic Herald, and The Holy Land Review. Edward is the author of “The Rigging of a Vatican Synod? An Investigation into Alleged Manipulation at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family”, published by Ignatius Press. Follow him on Twitter @edwardpentin

Cardinal Parolin Talks China, Iraq, Covid, and Curial Reform

‘Great Reset’ Plan Parallels Some of Pope’s Initiatives — But There’s a Crucial Difference

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Jesuit vs. the Nazis: The Remarkable Witness and Martyrdom of Father Alfred Delp

From the unspeakable horror of the Nazi regime, we can also find stories of heroism. One such story is Fr Alfred Delp, a Jesuit priest falsely implicated in the July Plot to overthrow Hitler. Fr Delp devoted his life’s work to protecting the dignity of the human person and thus argued strongly against the atrocities of the Nazis. This week marks the anniversary of his execution, and we’ll talk about his life with Fr Peter Nguyen

Fr Peter Nguyen

Fr Peter Ngyuen is professor of Theology at Creighton University and the author of  Against the Titans: Theology and the Martyrdom of Alfred Delp.

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International Pro-Life Groups Express Concern About USAID Nominee

Earlier this month, President Joe Biden announced his nomination of Samantha Power to be administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. In that position, Power would have broad sway to determine which groups would and would not merit U.S. assistance in developing countries. Kate Scanlon has more.

Kate Scanlon

Kate Scanlon is the political affairs reporter for EWTN.

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