Kresta in the Afternoon – January 24, 2020 – Hour 1

+  The Effect of Grassroots Pro-Life Movements

  • Description: There are many different ways pro-lifers are helping to spread their message of love and hope. One example is David Theisen, who joins us to share why he decided to stand for life in the real estate industry. We’ll also talk with Fr Gabriel Richard High School President John DeJak and student Ian Sood, who were at the March today.
  • Segment Guests:
    • David Theisen
      Dave Theisen is the Executive Director of Real Estate for Life. Visit
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+  Fr Paul Wattson and the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

  • Description: This week we celebrate a week of prayer for Christian unity. It's an idea that was developed years ago by Fr Paul Wattson. We get the story from Fr Jurgen Liias, who is also a convert to the Catholic faith.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. Jurgen Liias
      Fr Jurgen Liias is the former pastor of the Community of St Gregory the Great
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+  Envy, hate, and the increase in violent anti-Semitism

  • Description: Before the showdown at last year's March for Life, not many people had heard of the Black Hebrew Israelites - and most probably haven't heard from them since. But its anti-semitic rhetoric may have inspired acts of violence against Jews in New York and New Jersey last month. We talk with Anne Hendershott.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Anne Hendershott
      Anne Hendershott is professor of sociology and director of the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life at Franciscan University of Steubenville. She is the co-author of Renewal: How a New Generation of Priests and Bishops are Revitalizing the Church
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