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Kresta in the Afternoon – May 17, 2021 – Hour 2

Doug Keck considers the problem of President Biden and Scandal, Michael New explains the Supreme Court’s decision to take up an abortion case, and Al explains what it means to receive a Kingdom that cannot be shaken.


President Biden and the Matter of Scandal

Why are some Catholics so concerned about individuals like President Biden and Speaker Pelosi receiving the Eucharist? Are they, as Bishop McElroy alleged, simply “weaponizing the sacrament” for political gain? The issue, of course, goes beyond that. Doug Keck joins us.

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President Biden and Public Scandal

A Response to Bishop McElroy on Reception of Communion

Doug Keck – President and Chief Operating Officer EWTN Networks

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Supreme Court to Consider 15-week Abortion Ban  

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a case involving Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The case will focus on “Whether all pre-viability prohibitions on elective abortions are unconstitutional.” What are the implications? Michael New joins us.

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Supreme Court will consider Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban

After Supreme Court takes up abortion case, White House signals support for Roe v. Wade

Michael New is visiting assistant professor at Catholic University of America and an associate scholar at Charlotte Lozier Institute. Follow him on Twitter @Michael_J_New.

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Kresta Comments: Receiving a Kingdom that Cannot be shaken

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2021 Defending the Faith Conference

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