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Kresta in the Afternoon – October 22, 2021 – Hour 1

Michael Nazir-Ali is the most prominent bishop to leave the Anglican Church in years. He joins us. Also, Al explains the “New Tower of Babel.”

Anglican Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali Becomes Catholic

There was a time when Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali was thought to be a future Archbishop of Canterbury. But now he has come into full communion with the Catholic Church and is arguably the most prominent Anglican figure to cross the tiber since Fr. Ronald Nox in 1917. He joins us with his story.

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Pakistan and England, Orthodoxy and Islamic Extremism

‘The Church I so loved has lost its way. I simply HAD to leave’

Michael Nazir-Ali, Prominent Former Anglican Bishop, Received Into Catholic Church

The impact and significance of Michael Nazir-Ali’s conversion to Catholicism

Ex-Anglican Bishop: As a Catholic, I Want to Help the Persecuted Abroad and Marginalized Christians at Home

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali is a former Anglican bishop who was the 106th Bishop of Rochester in the Church of England from 1994 to 2009. He is currently the director of the Oxford Centre for Training, Research, Advocacy and Dialogue. Visit him at

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Kresta Comments: The New Tower of Babel

George Orwell once observed that “At any given moment there is an orthodoxy, a body of ideas of which it is assumed that all right-thinking people will accept without question.” What does this “orthodoxy” look like today? What so-called truths are we all supposed to accept? Al discusses.

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