Kresta in the Afternoon – February 13, 2018 – Hour 2

+  Did the Vatican Fold to China?

  • Description: A Vatican delegation recently asked two bishops to stand down for "government-approved" bishops as part of a deal with Chinese authorities. The relations between the underground and "approved" Church in China are very complex, and the move was likely an effort to improve the lives of the persecuted underground Church. Anthony Clark joins us to explain the situation.
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    • Dr. Anthony Clark
      Anthony Clark is an Associate Professor of History at Whitworth University. He specializes in the history of East Asia and Late-Imperial China and has edited several books on the subject, including "A Concise History of Catholic Martyrdom in China" and "A Voluntary Exile: Chinese Christianity and Cultural Confluence from 1552-Present. He has been to China many times and just returned from a monthlong visit.
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+  Men Rise Up: A Plan to Transform your Life

  • Description: Imagine if hundreds of men at your parish stepped-up and journeyed together, held each other accountable, and committed to becoming better husbands, fathers, brothers... it would literally change your parish, and the world. Chris Stefanick has helped create a plan for this journey and Lent is a great opportunity to check it out. He joins us.
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    • Chris Stefanick
      Chris Stefanick is a father of six and an international speaker and author, including host of EWTN's Real Life Catholic. He worked under Archbishop Charles J. Chaput in Denver, and is the founder of Real Life Catholic, a nonprofit dedicated to reengaging a generation through powerful media, live events, and resources. Chris is the co-author and video presenter for RISE. Visit

+  Keeping Lent Real with Mary

  • Description: Have you ever felt like a “Lent dropout?” You start the season off strong, armed with ideas and plans to have a great Lent, but after a couple weeks you find you’ve lost all your momentum? The Blessed Mother understands, and she can help. We’ll talk about keeping Lent real with Sarah Reinhard.
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    • Sarah Reinhard
      Sarah Reinhard is a Catholic blogger and the author of several books, including Word by Word: Slowing Down with the Hail Mary. Visit
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