Kresta in the Afternoon – June 20, 2017 – Hour 1

+  Acton 2017

  • Description: We’re broadcasting from Acton University, a unique, four-day exploration of the intellectual foundations of a free society. Guided by a distinguished, international faculty, Acton University is an opportunity to deepen your knowledge and integrate philosophy, theology, business, development - with sound, market-based economics. We’ll talk about it with Fr. Robert Sirico.
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    • Fr. Robert Sirico
      Rev. Robert A. Sirico is the president and co-founder of the Acton Institute and pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Grand Rapids, Mich. His writings on religious, political, economic, and social matters are published in a variety of journals, including: the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the London Financial Times, the Washington Times, the Detroit News, and National Review.

+  Dubia Cardinals Seek Papal Audience

  • Description: In September Cardinals Carlo Caffarra, Walter Brandmüller, Raymond Burke and Joachim Meisner sent a letter to Pope Francis asking him to clarify segments of Amoris Laetitia, specifically whether some remarried divorcees who are living in a state of adultery are allowed to receive Holy Communion. They received no response and in April they sent a follow-up letter asking for an audience with the pope. This letter hasn’t receive a response either. Matthew Bunson joins us with the story.
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    • Dr. Matthew Bunson
      Matthew Bunson is a Senior Contributor to EWTN News and the National Catholic Register. and a Senior Fellow at St Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He’s the author or co-author of more than 50 books including the first English-language biography of Pope Francis and The Encyclopedia of Catholic History. Follow him on twitter at MattBunson
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+  Kresta Comments: A Mormon Girl Comes Out

  • Description: CNN recently featured a video of a 12-year-old Mormon girl coming out as lesbian in front of her congregation. Al looks at the story and how parents can help their children come to grips with unchangeable features in their lives.
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