Kresta in the Afternoon – October 9, 2017 – Hour 1

+  HHS Mandate - Victory at Last?

  • Description: On Friday the Trump Administration announced broad exemptions to the HHS Mandate, giving relief to religious non-profits and others with deeply held religious or moral convictions regarding contraception. Is this the result we've been pursuing for years? What are the specifics of the rules, and how do they differ from the results of the Hobby Lobby case? Michael Warsaw joins us.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Michael Warsaw
      Michael Warsaw is Chairman of the Board and CEO of EWTN. He has previously served as President of EWTN and publisher of the National Catholic Register. This year, Pope Francis appointed him as a Consultor to the Vatican's Secretariat for Communications.
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+  The Witness of Cardinal Newman (2 segments)

  • Description: Cardinal John Henry Newman was one of the leading Catholic thinkers of the 19th Century, but he wasn't always Catholic. He was raised in an Anglican home and later converted to Evangelical Christianity before his study of the early Church Fathers led him to the Church. As we celebrate his feast, we'll talk with Fr. Juan Velez about his life and witness.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. Juan Velez
      Fr. Juan Velez is the author of "Holiness in a Secular Age: The Witness of Cardinal Newman." He's a priest in the Prelature of Opus Dei and also has a medical degree from the University of Navarre. Visit and follow him on twitter @juanrvelez.
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