Kresta in the Afternoon – December 6, 2018 – Hour 2

+  Social Science Apologetics: Selfishness Linked to Smaller Families, Lower Salary

  • Description: A new international study finds that unselfish behavior has rewards beyond being the “right” thing to do. Researchers discovered unselfish people tend both to have more children and to receive higher salaries, in comparison to more selfish people. In other words, generosity pays. Greg Popcak joins us with more.
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    • Dr. Greg Popcak
      Dr Greg Popcak is Chair of the Online Master of Pastoral Studies program at Holy Apostles College and Seminary. He's also Executive Director of Pastoral Solutions Institute and the author of more than a dozen books. He and his wife Lisa co-host More2Life on Ave Maria Radio. Visit and find his Faith on the Couch blog at
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+  With Approval of Second Miracle, John Henry Newman is one step closer to sainthood

  • Description: A second miracle has been approved for Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, and he could be canonized as early as next year. We take a look with Ryan Marr.
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    • Ryan Marr
      Ryan Marr is director of the National Institute for Newman Studies. Visit
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+  St Josemaria and Everyday Holiness

  • Description: This October marked the 90th anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei. Founder Josemaria Escriva frequently wrote on the importance of Everyday Holiness. How does this apply to our current struggles? We talk with Msgr. Mariano Fazio, Vicar General of Opus Dei.
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    • Msgr. Mariano Fazio
      Msgr. Mariano Fazio is an Argentine Roman Catholic priest who is the Vicar General of the Prelature of Opus Dei. He's the author of Last of the Romantics: St Josemaria in the Twenty First Century. Visit

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