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Kresta in the Afternoon – May 20, 2021 – Hour 2

Steve Ray tells the story we aren’t hearing about Israel and Matthew Bunson introduces Hong Kong’s new bishop. Also, Al looks to the Feast of Pentecost.


The Story you Aren’t Hearing about Israel

One of the top news stories this week has been the conflict between Israel and Gaza. But there’s another angle to the story that’s being overlooked – internal conflict in Israel between Israeli Arabs and Israeli Jews. Steve Ray has talked with people on the scene and lets us know what he’s hearing.

Steve Ray leads pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Rome and other sites. He converted to Catholicism in 1994 and is the author of “Crossing the Tiber,” “Upon this Rock” and other books. He’s the host and producer of the Footprints of God DVD series and has been to the Holy Land more than 180 times. He also writes bible studies for Catholic Scripture Study International Visit catholic-convert.com and footprintsofgodpilgrimages.com

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As trust between Israeli Jews and Arabs reaches new lows, Netanyahu rises again

Israel and Hamas agree to cease-fire

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New Hong Kong Bishop and Beijing: Will His ‘Middle Way’ Bear Fruit?   

Jesuit Father Stephen Chow Sau-yan, the newly nominated bishop of Hong Kong, is expected to adhere to the Holy See’s disputed diplomatic approach to the People’s Republic of China, while at the same time be attentive to those concerned about the communist regime’s clampdown on freedom and democracy in the former British colony. We’ll talk more about him with Matthew Bunson.

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New Hong Kong Bishop and Beijing: Will His ‘Middle Way’ Bear Fruit?

Matthew Bunson is Executive Editor and Washington Bureau Chief for EWTN News and a Senior Fellow at St Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He’s the author or co-author of more than 50 books including the first English-language biography of Pope Francis and The Encyclopedia of Catholic History. Follow him on twitter at MattBunson. Register Radio airs Saturdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 11 am.

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Kresta Comments: The Power of Pentecost

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