Kresta in the Afternoon – February 8, 2011 – Hour 1

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    First Topic – Human Rights Watch slams Egypt treatment of Copts

    Meanwhile the US-based Human Rights Watch has accused Egypt of "widespread discrimination" against its Christian and other religious minorities in its annual report for 2010, which also highlights repression of political dissent. We talk with Ashraf Ramela from Voice of the Copts.

    Second Topic – Catholic Controversies: Understanding Church Teachings and Events in History

    A new book entitled Catholic Controversies gives Catholics and others seeking the truth a valuable resource for correcting the most common misunderstandings and myths perpetuated by the media, university professors and the uninformed. It collects the very best articles addressing most of the “hot-button” issues used to undermine both the authority of the Church and the faith of Catholics, especially young people. The topics range from proofs of God’s existence to the Spanish Inquisition to human cloning and stem-cell research. Author Stephen Gabriel joins us.


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