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Kresta in the Afternoon – November 9, 2021 – Hour 2

Bill Donohue unpacks myths about clerical sex abuse and Steven Greydanus explains Marvel’s “Eternal” problem.

The Truth about Clergy Sex Abuse

When we discuss sexual abuse in the Church, there are many myths and obstacles we must overcome if we are get to the roots of the problem. For example, many people today probably think that abuse rates in the Church are as high as they have ever been and that the Church has done nothing to address the scandal. We examine this and other falsehoods with Bill Donohue.

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Nebraska’s tainted report

Review of French Report

Bill Donohue is the president of the Catholic League. He’s the author of several books, most recently The Truth about Clergy Sexual Abuse. Visit

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Marvel’s “Eternal” problem

Eternals is the latest entry in Marvel’s MCU, which now comprises more than 25 films. In these films we see a fairly consistent theme – the idea of raging against “the man.” We’ll look at some examples with Steven Greydanus.

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Marvel’s ‘Eternal’ Problem: The Man, the Powers That Be, and God

Steven Greydanus is the creator of Decent Films and the film critic for the National Catholic Register. He’s a member of the New York Film Critics Circle and a permanent deacon in the Archdiocese of Newark. He co-hosts Reel Faith with David DiCerto. Visit

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