Kresta in the Afternoon – July 12, 2016 – Hour 1

+  The Church in Uganda and the Scourge of Boko Haram

  • Description: For the last couple years Boko Haram has committed atrocities that are on par with ISIS. Fr. Maurice Emalu tells us how the Church is doing on the edge of Boko Haram territory.
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+  The Year of Mercy at Divine Mercy University

  • Description: What’s it like to celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy at a school that is named for it? We’ll talk with Fr. Charles Sikorsky.
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    • Fr. Charles Sikorsky
      Fr. Charles Sikorsky, L.C., became the third President of the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in 2007. He has extensive experience working in the administration of educational institutions, working for 11 years in both South America and Rome, Italy. Fr. Sikorsky obtained his licentiate in canon law at the Pontifical Gregorian University, where his thesis focused on various issues relating to the legal compatibility of the observance of Canon Law and John Paul II’s Apostolic Constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae by Catholic Universities in the United States of America. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Fr. Sikorsky graduated from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland School of Law. He practiced law in the state of Maryland prior to his entry into the seminary. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 2002.
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+  I was Given Four Months to Live

  • Description: On May 13, 2014, JJ Hanson was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an extremely aggressive form of brain cancer. He was told he had about four months to live. More than two years later, he’s alive and well. We’ll talk with him about his fight against the disease and his work to speak out against assisted suicide.
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