Kresta in the Afternoon – July 30, 2019 – Hour 1

+  Kresta Comments: Faith and Politics

  • Description: On this day in 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law a bill declaring “In God We Trust” to become the nation’s official motto. Al looks at the story and the Christian view of politics.

+  Teachings from the Lord on Prayer - the 5 Rs of the Our Father

  • Description: In Sunday's Gospel the disciples ask Jesus to teach them to pray and in turn He gives them the Our Father. Msgr. Charles Pope joins us to break down this prayer, looking at the five disciplines it gives us.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Msgr. Charles Pope
      Msgr. Charles Pope is the pastor of Holy Comforter St Cyprian parish in Washington, DC. Along with publishing a daily blog at the Archdiocese of Washington website, he has written in pastoral journals, conducted numerous retreats for priests and lay faithful, and has also conducted weekly Bible studies in the U.S. Congress and the White House. He was named a Monsignor in 2005. Visit
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+  The State of the Health Care Debate

  • Description: The second round of the Democratic primary debates begins tonight in Detroit. In the previous weeks we've learned more about the different candidates' plans for health care reform, with some supporting a complete abolishment of private insurance and others favoring both private and public options. We look at the Health Care Debate from a Catholic perspective with Brad Hahn.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Brad Hahn
      Brad Hahn is a deeply committed Catholic who helped found Solidarity Healthshare with Chris Faddis. He now serves as the ministry's CEO and secretary. He's a member of the Arizona Bar, the Canon Law Society of America, the Catholic Medical Association and is an Allied Attorney for the Alliance Defending Freedom.
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