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

Deacon Kevin Stephenson tells how the Tulsa cathedral helped during the race riots and Al explains what it means to offer Fraternal Correction.

EWTN News In-Depth: Cardinal Marx Resigns 

Cardinal Reinhard Marx of the Archdiocese of Munich has offered Pope Francis his resignation in response to the clerical sexual abuse crisis in Germany. In the letter, he also reiterated his support for the synodal path underway in the country. Montse Alvarado will be taking a look on tonight’s EWTN News In-Depth, and she gives us a preview.

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Cardinal Marx offers to resign

Pope Francis launches 7-year Laudato si’ action plan

Montserrat Alvarado is the Executive Director of Becket and the host of EWTN News In-Depth, which airs Fridays at 8:00 PM with reruns on Sunday at 11:00 AM. Follow her on Twitter @mmontsealvarado.

Tulsa Race Massacre: Reflections on the Role the Cathedral Played Then and Now

We spoke yesterday about the story of the Tulsa Race Riot. But one aspect of the story we didn’t get to was the role the Churches played. Deacon Kevin Stephenson tells us how the Holy Family Cathedral in Tulsa became a refuge for people that night.

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Tulsa Race Massacre: Reflections on the Role the Cathedral Played Then and Now

Deacon Kevin Stephenson is a convert to the faith and a deacon serving in the diocese of Tulsa. He is working to build a network of Catholic pastoral ocunselors, which you can learn about at

Kresta Comments: Who Am I Not to Judge?

Do not judge, or you too will be judged.” It’s one of the most misunderstood passages in Scripture. For Jesus also calls us to lovingly admonish the sinner and instruct the ignorant. Al explains as we get ready to take your calls.

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Who Am I Not to Judge? Correcting the Sinner Is an Essential Work of Charity

Fraternal Correction, the Neglected Virtue

To Judge, or Not to Judge

What Did Jesus Mean by “Judge Not”?

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