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Kresta in the Afternoon – October 4, 2021 – Hour 1

We celebrate the Feast of St Francis and Edward Clancy weighs in on a new survey of global religious persecution.


Kresta Comments: The Feast of St Francis

Today we celebrate the Feast of St Francis. What makes him one of our most popular saints (hint – it’s not that he said to preach the Gospel at all times and if necessary use words.) Al discusses.

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EWTN, Relevant Radio, and Napa Institute announce joint rosary effort to end abortion

EWTN, Relevant Radio and the NAPA Institute have joined forces for promote praying the Rosary this month for the end of abortion. Doug Keck joins us the the details and we look to Mother Angelica for advice on Living the Scriptures.

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Will You Pray The Rosary? With A Million People, All October?

EWTN, Relevant Radio, and Napa Institute announce joint rosary effort to end abortion

Doug Keck is the president and COO of EWTN

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Religious Terrorism at Record Low, Government Persecution at Record High

New research from PEW finds that government restrictions on religion are at a global high, while social hostility towards religion is at its lowest level since ISIS. We take a closer look with Ed Clancy.

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In 2018, Government Restrictions on Religion Reach Highest Level Globally in More Than a Decade

Pew: Religious Terrorism at Record Low, Government Persecution at Record High

Edward Clancy is Director of Outreach for Aid to the Church in Need. Visit churchinneed.org

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