Kresta in the Afternoon – August 1, 2012 – Hour 1

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    First Topic - City of Steubenville Removes Franciscan University Chapel Image From City Seal

    Faced with the threat of an expensive lawsuit from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc., a Madison, Wisconsin-based atheist group, the Steubenville City Council announced July 24 its intention to remove the image of the Franciscan University of Steubenville's chapel from the official city logo. The new logo was unveiled in December 2011. We talk to Michael Hernon at Franciscan University.

    Second Topic - Remembering Catholic Psychiatrist Conrad Baars

    It has been 40 years since Catholic psychiatrist Conrad Baars joined with Anna Terruwe to release the book The Role of the Church in the Causation, Treatment and Prevention of the Crisis in the Priesthood. A synthesis of ideas which they had presented to the 1970 Synod of Catholic Bishops, the book described what is today termed emotional deprivation disorder and warned that priests and religious with emotional repression and love deprivation could lead to disaster in the Church. Champions of Baars' beliefs included Pope Paul VI. The psychiatrist's daughter, Sue Baars, is a therapist at In His Image Christian Counseling Service in Irving, Texas, and continues to keep his legacy alive. She speaks with us about her father and his work.

    Third Topic - Kresta Comments: Chick-Fil-A Support Day

     

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