Kresta in the Afternoon – December 22, 2015 – Hour 1

+  Caring for the Poor in the Year of Mercy

  • Description: We’re in the midst of the holiday season at the dawn of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, making it a perfect time to find new ways to care for those in need. Cross Catholic Outreach provides food, education, medicine and other essentials to the poor and disadvantaged all over the world. Ave Maria Radio has partnered with the organization to celebrate the Jubilee with specific, tangible outreaches to support the Church’s global poverty relief. We’ll hear all about it from Jim Cavnar.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Jim Cavnar
      Jim Cavnar is the president of Cross Catholic Outreach, which has served the poor in more than 30 countries across South and Central America, Africa and Asia.
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+  Under Caesar's Sword Conference Review

  • Description: Al and Nick recently attended the Under Caesar’s Sword conference in Rome. The conference presented new data on the state of Christian persecution in different areas of the world. The numbers don’t lie: Christians are the most heavily persecuted religious group on earth. We’ll recap the conference with Dan Philpott.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dan Philpott
      Dan Philpott is a professor of Political Science at Notre Dame, where he directs the Center for Civil and Human Rights. He’s an associate Scholar with the Berkley Center’s religious freedom project and the author or editor of several books including “Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation” and “God’s Century: Resurgent Religion and Global Politics”

+  Kresta Comments: The Jubilee Year of Mercy

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