Kresta in the Afternoon – October 24, 2016 – Hour 1

+  Catholic and Evangelical Leaders Call for “Civil Disobedience” over FACT act

  • Description: The Ninth District Court of Appeals recently upheld a California law that requires crisis-pregnancy centers to post flyers telling its clients where they can obtain low-cost or free abortions and contraceptive services. Fr. Frank Pavone and Dr. James Dobson have called for civil disobedience and are urging the pregnancy centers to refuse to post the information. Matt Bowman joins us with more.
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    • Matt Bowman
      Matt Bowman Serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is a key member of the Center for Life. He has led the fight against the HHS mandate and has clerked for several federal judges, including the honorable Samuel Alito, Jr at the US Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.
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+  Newman Society Sets New Catholic Curriculum Standards

  • Description: The Cardinal Newmann society has released new curriculum standards that move beyond the controversial Common Core to encourage a greater emphasis on what makes Catholic education special. The standards were developed by several leading Catholic scholars, including Dr. Dan Guernsey, who joins us today.
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    • Dr. Dan Guernsey
      Dr. Dan Guernsey is the part-time director of the Cardinal Newman K-12 programs and serves as a full time associate professor of education. He has over 25 years experience working in Catholic education, nationally and internationally, from kindergarten to graduate school, as a teacher, founding headmaster, consultant, dean, and president. He serves on the board of the National Association of Private and Independent Catholic Schools, NAPCIS. Dan is the author of Adoration, Eucharistic Texts and Prayers Throughout Church History

+  Fake Catholic Groups and the "Catholic Spring" Emails

  • Description: The mainstream press has paid little attention to the ongoing Wikileaks revelations of emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign team, and it has paid even less attention to the email chains calling for a "Catholic spring," a progressive revolution within the Church that would be aided and abetted by groups claiming to be Catholic. Anne Hendershott joins us to talk about the revelations.
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    • Dr Anne Hendershott
      Dr Anne Hendershott is a professor of sociology at Franciscan University and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the King's College. She is a Pope John Paul II fellow in Student Development at the Cardinal Newman Society and the author of several books including the Politics of Abortion.
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