Kresta in the Afternoon – August 28, 2019 – Hour 1

  • Description: Our guest hosts today are Bruce and Kris McGregor.

+  Federal Judge blocks Missouri’s eight-week abortion ban

+  Cardinal Pell to Appeal to Australian High Court

  • Description: Cardinal George Pell will appeal his conviction to the Australian High Court, following the split decision last week by the Court of Appeal in Victoria to uphold his conviction for child sexual abuse. This is the Cardinal’s last legal avenue to overturn a conviction which has divided opinion in the country and internationally. We talk with Gerard Bradley about the legal process for the appeal.
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    • Gerard Bradley
      Gerard Bradley is a Professor of Law at Notre Dame, where he co-directs the Natural Law Institute. He co-edits the American Journal of Jurisprudence, is a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, a Senior Fellow of the Witherspoon Institute and the former president of the Fellowship for Catholic Scholars. He’s the author of many books including Catholicism in the Public Domain and Challenges to Religious Liberty in the 21st Century.
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+  Virginia Governor Appoints an Activist with a History of Anti-Catholic Tweets

  • Description: On Aug. 16, democratic Gov. Ralph Northam appointed Gail Gordon Donegan to the Virginia Council on Women, an advisory group for the governor and the state’s General Assembly, which also awards educational scholarships. Gordon Donegan is a Democratic activist from the city of Alexandria, Virginia. She has a history of profane anti-Catholic tweets, including Christmas is the one time of year the Catholic Church is allowed to focus on a little boy.” and “Go tell a Catholic they have dirt on their forehead.” We’ll talk about it with Matthew Bunson and also look at the first Chinese bishop after the Vatican-China deal.
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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. Register Radio airs Saturdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 11 am.
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