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Kresta in the Afternoon – March 15, 2021 – Hour 2

Anna Carter of Eden Invitation presents a life beyond the LGBT paradigm and George Weigel honors saints, scholars and more who are gone but not forgotten.

Responding to LGBT Issues with Compassionate Author

This morning the Vatican issued a clarification that the Church cannot bless same-sex unions, provoking the typical backlash that the Church “hates” people with same-sex attraction. Anna Carter’s Eden Invitation presents another way of looking at the matter beyond the LGBT+ paradigm. She joins us.

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Eden Invitation

Anna Carter is the co-founder and President of Eden Invitation. Growing up, her tenacious faith in Jesus predated awareness of her same sex desires. Her passion for catechesis and evangelization brought her to the Franciscan University of Steubenville, NET Ministries, and the high school classroom. Visit

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Not Forgotten: Drawing Inspiration and Guidance from Saints, Scholars and more

Whenever a celebrity or other public figure dies, the internet and newscasts are flooded with tweets and tributes. But usually, within a few days, the world moves on. George Weigel joins us with a look at the lives of some saints and scholars – and one space probe – to reflect on why they should not be forgotten.

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The world episcopate and the German apostasy

George Weigel is a New York Times bestselling author of many books, most recently Not Forgotten: Elegies For, and Reminiscences Of, a Diverse Cast of Characters, Most of Them Admirable  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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