Kresta in the Afternoon – April 21, 2016 – Hour 2

+  New Cover Story in TIME Magazine Highlights Porn Epidemic (2 segments)

  • Description: The April 11, 2016 issue of TIME Magazine featured a surprising cover story entitled “Porn and the threat to virility.” The story is surprising not for the information it shares—it outlines the same dangers surrounding porn use that we’ve been talking about for years—but for the fact that these dangers are finally being considered seriously in the media. Having this important issue become a national conversation and be highlighted by a publication as renowned as TIME is a huge step forward for the movement. We talk to Dr. Peter Kleponis from IntegrityRestored which helps Catholic men break free from pornography addiction.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Peter Kleponis
      Peter Kleponis is a Licensed Clinical Therapist, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and serves as the Assistant Director of Comprehensive Counseling Services in West Conshohocken, PA. He specializes in marriage & family therapy, pastoral counseling, resolving anger, men's issues, and pornography addiction recovery. He’s the founder of Integrity Restored and the author of Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography.
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+  Bringing Edification to the Imprisoned

  • Description: The Thomas Merton Prison Project is an organization that donates interfaith reading materials to prison facilities in New York State with the goal of eventually providing these materials to prisons throughout the US. The materials offered include the works of Thomas Merton, the Dalai Lama, Muhammad Ali, Paramahansa Yogananda, Rodger Kamenetz, Andrew Harvey and other spiritual authors of various faiths and traditions. We talk to the director of the project, Lawrence Birney.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Lawrence Birney
      Lawrence Birnney is the founder and Treasurer of the Pure Vision Foundation. He was born in Venezuela and lived there for ten years before moving with his family to Libya. In Tripoli, surrounded by antiquities from the Roman era through World War II, he gained first-hand knowledge of Arab culture and its historical position on the world stage. Lawrence studied Modern European History and Economics at the Institute for European Affairs in Lugano, Switzerland before returning to the U.S. to pursue a degree in Electrical Engineering from Bridgeport Engineering Institute. His blog, The Yes Factor, focuses on the power of the heart to influence change and create a new paradigm. He is a student of both Christian and Eastern mysticism.
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