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Kresta in the Afternoon – March 12, 2015

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on March 12, 2015

4:00 – Kresta Comments: Conversation with a Radical Islamist

Earlier today we spoke on the phone with Anjem Choudary, the British Imam who has voiced his support for ISIS and the 9/11 attacks. We replay parts of the conversation and Al gives some thoughts. We’ll have more on this interview very soon.


4:20 – Kresta Comments: Racial Bias in Ferguson + Leading Catholic News Services Unite: The Death Penalty Must End

4:40 – Finding Jesus: John the Baptist

We’re continuing our discussion on the CNN series Finding Jesus. This week’s episode focused on the life of John the Baptist and his relation to Jesus. Ben Witherington joins us.   

5:00 – Playing Jesus in a Major Television Production? No Pressure.

A new television series called AD will give us another representation of the life of Christ. What is it like to play the most famous and influential figure in world history? We’re joined by Juan Pablo di Pace

5:20 – Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery

David Gibson, co-author of Finding Jesus and a prominent figure on the CNN series, joins us.

5:40 – Two Ferguson Cops Shot: We Talk Holder, Sharpton and Race-Baiting in America

Two cops were shot last night in Ferguson, Missouri. The incident comes on the heels of a Department of Justice report suggesting institutionalized racism in the Ferguson police department and the subsequent resignation of Ferguson police Chief Tom Jackson. What racism really exists in the US? And how is it affected by people like Al Sharpton? We’ll ask Carl Horowitz to explain.


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