Kresta in the Afternoon – March 8, 2018 – Hour 1

+  Obliged to Kill: The Battle for Conscience Protection

  • Description: A court in Ontario has ruled that a patient’s desire to be euthanized trumps a doctor’s conscientious objection. Doctors there now face a cruel choice between complicity in a grievous wrong and the very real chance of legal or professional sanction. Dr. Wes Smith joins us with more.
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    • Dr. Wes Smith
      Wes Smith is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism and a consultant to the Patients’ Rights Council. He’s the author of many books including “Culture of Death: The Age of Do-Harm Medicine.” Find his Human Exceptionalism blog at First Things and further writings at National Review.
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+  The Holy Martyrs of Sebaste and the History of the Turkish Church (2 segments)

  • Description: March 9 is the Feast the 40 Holy Martyrs of Sebaste and, in the Episcopal Church, the Feast of St Gregory of Nyssa, who Catholics celebrate on January 10. Turkey has played an incredibly important role in the Church's history from the beginning. We'll look at the lives of Turkish saints and the history of the Turkish church with Dan Beaudoin.
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    • Dan Beaudoin
      Dan Beaudoin is a Major in the US Air Force stationed at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. He was stationed for two years at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey and had the opportunity to study the history of the Turkish Church.
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