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Kresta in the Afternoon – September 20, 2021 – Hour 1

Guest Host Matthew Bunson talks with Kelsey Wicks about a Christian man stranded in Kabul and Michael O’Neill tells the story of St Januarius.


An Afghan Christian’s Plea: You Are My Last Hope

As Americans and Afghans scrambled to get out of Kabul last month, Catholic News Agency’s Kelsey Wicks received an unexpected email. “Please help me,” it read, “You are my last hope.” The email was from a man, pseudonym Kareem, who was desperately trying to get out of the country. Kelsey tells the story and also recaps some new Church news.

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Afghanistan’s Christians ‘completely ignored’ in European Parliament resolution

Catholic Hong Kong activist honored at prayer breakfast  

An Afghan Christian’s plea: “You are my last hope”

Vatican requires vaccine pass for visitors, employees

Kelsey Wicks is the Operations Manager for Catholic News Agency. Follow her on Twitter @justforkwicks.

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St. Januarius’ Blood Liquefies – What does that mean?

On yesterday’s Feast of St. Januarius, the saint’s blood miraculously liquefied during Mass. Miracle Hunter Michael O’Neill tells us the story behind this phenomenon.  

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San Gennaro 2021: St. Januarius’ Blood Liquefies for the Second Time

Everything you need to know about the miracle of liquefaction of the blood of Saint Januarius

Television producer, filmmaker, radio show host and author, Michael O’Neill, better known as “The Miracle Hunter,” is bringing his diverse talents exclusively to the EWTN Global Catholic Network. O’Neill will explode on the scene with a special entitled “The Miracles of Padre Pio,” which premieres at 4 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Sept. 23; a new radio show, “The Miracle Hunter,” which premieres 7 p.m. ET, Saturday, Oct. 3 on the EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network; and much more.

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