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“Kresta in the Afternoon”—July 28, 2014

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on July 28, 2014

4:00 – Pope Francis and the Border Crisis

Kathryn Jean Lopez of the “National Review” joins us to discuss Pope Francis’ comments on the border crisis in the southwest.


4:20 – New Accommodations to the HHS Mandate

The Obama Administration is considering new accommodations to the HHS contraception mandate. These new accommodations will determine whether non-profit organizations are required to provide contraceptive services in their health care plans. Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life joins us to discuss the latest news in the fight against the HHS mandate.


4:40 – Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy

St. Faustina had a vision of Jesus in 1930. He asked her to paint this image with the words ‘Jesus, I trust in You.” He also gave her a special prayer, the Divine Mercy Chaplet.
Leonardo Defilippis and Maria Vargo of St. Luke Productions have created a live-action drama about the life of St. Faustina. They join us.


5:00 – Institute for Psychological Sciences

The Insititue for Psychological Sciences is a Catholic graduate school of psychology founded in 1999 with the mission of basing the scientific study of psychology on a Catholic understanding of the person, marriage and the family.  Fr. Charles Sikorsky, president of the Institute, joins us.


5:20 – Boko Haram & the Missing Nigerian Girls

Earlier this year, the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls. The group says they plan to sell the girls into slavery unless their demands are met. The Nigerian government has been received international criticism for failing to stop Boko Haram’s actions. Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of the Archdiocese of Jos in Nigeria joins us.


5:40 – Lila Rose: Exposing Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood portrays itself as a champion of women’s health, but it is actually the nation’s largest abortion provider. Lila Rose, president and founder of Live Action, has conducted undercover sting operations at Planned Parenthood clinics to expose the truth behind the company. Lila joins us to discuss her latest investigation. 

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