Kresta in the Afternoon – July 27, 2020 – Hour 2

  • Description: Our guest host today is Matthew Bunson.

+  Disease Specialists Refute Report That Paints Churches as Breeding Grounds for COVID-19

  • Description: Infectious-disease specialists have refuted a New York Times report that stated that COVID-19 has “infiltrated Sunday services, church meetings and youth camps,” linking more than 650 cases in the United States to “religious facilities.” Dr. Thomas McGovern explains why.
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    • Dr. Thomas McGovern
      Dr. Thomas McGovern is a dermatologist in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He received his medical degree from Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He has spent many years discussing the medical aspects of crucifixion. He is a former infectious disease researcher and is on the Thomistic Institute working group for celebrating sacraments during pandemic.
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+  Venezuelan Bishop Pleads for Help: Either COVID Kills Us Or Hunger Kills Us

  • Description: The dire economic situation in Venezuela, combined with the effects of the pandemic lockdown, has led to a crisis local bishops say is even worse than the Biblical plagues of Egypt. We get the latest on what’s happening there with Alejandro Bermudez.
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    • Alejandro Bermudez
      Alejandro Bermúdez is director of ACI-Prensa, the world’s largest Catholic news agency in Spanish, as well as the executive director of Catholic News Agency and the Portuguese agency ACI digital. Alejandro is a frequent contributor to the National Catholic Register and Our Sunday Visitor, and he hosts several Spanish programs on EWTN, including Cara a Cara.
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+  Knights of Columbus Founder to be Beatified in October

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