Kresta in the Afternoon – July 17, 2009

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    First Topic – Kresta Comments

    Second Topic – Caritas in Veritate

    Many priests, bishops, theologians and other well-known Catholics have offered reflections and comments about Pope Benedict XVI’s social encyclical, Caritas in Veritate. Dr. Matthew Bunson was thrilled to see that the pope linked the respect of all human life to legitimate economic development. He notes that the encyclical was faithful to all of the Church’s social teachings on the human person’s sacred dignity as well as the transcendent value of natural moral norms. “This Holy Father notes that economic development and humanitarian aid from the West too often are accompanied by the imposition of dehumanizing programs and exploitation of labor and natural resources,” reflected Bunson. He’s here to discuss it.

    Third Topic – What’s Hot in the Catholic Blogosphere This Week?

    Tom Peters has one of the most visited and successful blogs in the Catholic world, where he blogs on everything from Church news, to politics, culture, theology and film. We talk with Tom about what is hot in the Catholic blogosphere this week.

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