Kresta in the Afternoon – August 4, 2015 – Hour 1

+  Faith in Sports

  • Description: Linda Del Rio is the wife of Jack Del Rio, the new head coach of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders. She’s also a devout Catholic who is deeply involved with FOCUS, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. She joins us to talk about promoting faith through sports.
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    • Linda Del Rio
      Linda Del Rio is President of ExVotos Communications, LLC, and an accredited photographer. She serves as Vice President of The Jack Del Rio Foundation. Linda also serves as FOCUS Varsity Catholic’s Executive Consultant for collegiate athletes and missionaries and serves on committees within the Vatican Council of Culture in the division of Sport and within the Council of Laity and Sport. She has also organized women’s organizations for professional sport teams for wives, girlfriends, and their families. Linda’s writings and her accomplished and accredited photographs have been published globally in several publications in many newspapers and magazines. She is a Dame of Malta, a Lady of the Holy Sepulcher and supports many charitable causes including Comunita Cenacolo, Catholic Charities, Salvation Army, Knights of Columbus, Children’s Hospitals, and Special Olympics. Linda has been married to Jack Del Rio, head coach for the Oakland Raiders, for 28 years and they have raised four children — Lauren, Hope, Aubrey, and Luke.
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+  How to Win the Life Arguments

  • Description: Proponents of abortion and euthanasia often use arguments rooted in a twisted view of mercy. They want to avoid the “unnecessary suffering” of a sick person, a mother or an unborn child. What are the best Pro-Life arguments against these claims? We talk about it with Carter Snead.
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    • Carter Snead
      Carter Snead is a Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, where he directs the Center for Ethics and Culture. He is an internationally recognized expert in Public Bioethics – the governance of science, medicine, and biotechnology in the name of ethical goods. His research explores issues relating to neuroethics, enhancement, stem cell research, abortion, and end-of-life decisionmaking. He has authored over forty journal articles, book chapters, and essays. His scholarly works appear in such publications as the New York University Law Review, the Harvard Law Review Forum, the Vanderbilt Law Review, Constitutional Commentary, Quaderni Costituzionali (Italy’s premier journal of constitutional law), the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law and Ethics, the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, American Political Thought, and Political Science Quarterly. He is also the editor of two book series for the University of Notre Dame Press – Studies in Ethics and Culture and Studies in Medical Ethics. Professor Snead teaches Law & Bioethics, Health Law, Torts, and Constitutional Criminal Procedure.
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+  How to Win the Life Arguments (continued)

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