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Kresta in the Afternoon – January 18, 2021 – Hour 1

Why We Took the March for Life Online  

On Friday afternoon Pro-Lifers learned that the 2021 March for Life would take place entirely online, with just a handful of pro-life speakers present in Washington. The March’s organizers cited COVID-19 rates and the instability in DC following the riots earlier this month as reasons for the change and fully intend to have an in-person March next year. Jeanne Mancini has more.

Jeanne Mancini

Jeanne Mancini is President of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund. She has also worked with the Family Research Council and in the Office of the Secretary for the US Department of Health and Human Services. She has made frequent media appearances on several networks and her writings have appeared in the New York Times, USA Today and many other publications. Visit

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Breaking: March for Life 2021 goes virtual

March for Life website

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Kresta Comments: The Significance of Martin Luther King

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Catholic in America: Martin Luther King Jr. was flawed, but does it matter?

Only the Church Does Anti-Racism Right

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Why did the Vatican honor Shahbaz Bhatti?  

On Friday the Diocese of Rome hosted a memorial Mass for Servant of God Shahbaz Bhatti, a Catholic politician from Pakistan who was assassinated by Islamic terrorists in 2011. Al spoke with Shahbaz’s brother, Paul, a few years ago at the Under Caesar’s Sword Conference in Rome. We’ll look back on their conversation, discussing Shahbaz and Catholic life in Pakistan.

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Catholics remember Shahbaz Bhatti 10 years after his assassination in Pakistan

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