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Kresta in the Afternoon – November 11, 2021 – Hour 1

Guest Host Tom Nash talks excommunication, Fr Emil Kapaun and more.


“Judas Received Communion. Shouldn’t President Biden?”

“Jesus gave Communion to Judas. He was inclusive. The bishops should follow his example and allow pro-abortion politicians to receive the Eucharist as well.” Have you ever heard this argument? How do we respond? David Bonagura joins us.

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Judas Received Communion – Should Biden?

David Bonagura teaches at St Joseph’s seminary in New York. He is the author of Staedfast in Faith: Catholicism and the Challenges of Secularism and Staying with the Catholic Church: Trusting God’s Plan of Salvation

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Remembering Fr. Emil Kapaun

A funeral Mass in September honored the life of Fr. Emil Kapaun, who died in a prison camp in Korea in 1951. Fr. John Hotze, postulator for his Cause, joins us.

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Fr. Kapaun Website

Father Kapaun imitated Christ’s love ‘throughout his ministry’, bishop says at funeral Mass

POW Father Emil Kapaun honored, laid to rest in funeral Mass

Fr John Hotze is the pastor of St Michael the Archangel in Mulvane, Kansas and and is leading the case for sainthood for Fr Kapaun.

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Excommunication: It’s Not What you Think 

What do we think of when we hear the term “excommunication?” Probably that the person is barred from receiving the Eucharist. But there’s much more to it than that. Jimmy Akin joins

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Excommunication: It’s Not What You Think

Jimmy Akin is Senior Apologist for Catholic Answers.

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