Kresta in the Afternoon – July 18, 2016 – Hour 2

+  Catholics in America (full hour)

  • Description: Is there such thing as an American Catholic identity? Is it possible to be a good American and a good Catholic? Answers can be found in the lives American Catholics like Archbishop John Carroll, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and Dorothy Day. We’ll talk about it with Russell Shaw.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Russell Shaw
      Russell Shaw is a widely published author and journalist who has written twenty previous books, including To Hunt, To Shoot, To Entertain: Clericalism and the Catholic Laity and Nothing to Hide: Secrecy, Communication, and Communion in the Catholic Church. For 18 years, Shaw directed media relations for the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the United States Catholic Conference. From 1987 to 1997 he oversaw media relations for the Knights of Columbus. Since resigning from that position, he has worked full time as a freelance writer.
    • Resources:
      • Book(s):
        • Catholics in America: Religious Identity and Cultural Assimilation from John Carroll to Flannery O’connor
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