Kresta in the Afternoon – June 22, 2020 – Hour 1

  • Description: Ave Maria Radio's flagship national production is Kresta in the Afternoon, hosted by writer/author/evangelist Al Kresta.

+  No Word on McCarrick Report as Second Anniversary of His Removal Passes Quietly

  • Description: We’re nearly halfway through 2020 and there is still no word on the investigation into Theodore McCarrick’s life of scandal and why he was allowed to stay in a position of power and influence. Ed Pentin joins us with what we know. We’ll also look at Pope Emeritus Benedict’s visit to his brother in Germany.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Edward Pentin
      Edward Pentin is the Rome correspondent for the National Catholic Register. He has also reported on the Holy See and the Catholic Church for a number of other publications including Newsweek, Newsmax, Zenit, The Catholic Herald, and The Holy Land Review. Edward is the author of “The Rigging of a Vatican Synod? An Investigation into Alleged Manipulation at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family”, published by Ignatius Press. Follow him on Twitter @edwardpentin
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+  One Less God Than You: How to Answer the Slogans, Clichès, and Fallacies That Atheists Use to Challenge Your Faith

  • Description: A popular argument among atheists is they simply believe in “one less God” than Christians, who of course deny the existence of gods such as Zeus or Apollo. We talk about answering these arguments with John DeRosa.
  • Segment Guests:
    • John DeRosa
      John DeRosa is a high school teacher and the host of the Classical Theism Podcast. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Christine. He’s the author of One Less God Than You: How to Answer the Slogans, Clichès, and Fallacies That Atheists Use to Challenge Your Faith. Visit him at
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+  Moving Forward from the Pandemic

  • Description: Rose Sweet is a certified life coach who specializes in disaster recovery and restart. She joins us to offer some insights into moving forward with our lives amidst the pandemic and other social issues.
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    • Rose Sweet
      Rose Sweet is a Catholic author and speaker who draws on Theology of the Body to help people “Put your RELIGION into your RELATIONSHIPS.” With heart and humor she serves up powerful truths of the Catholic faith in bite-sized morsels that anyone in the family, community, or workplace can easily digest. In her books and talks, Rose expertly addresses the mysteries of the interior life, Scripture’s spousal analogy, timeless teaching of the four temperaments, laws of relationship building, dating, courtship, mercy in marriage, divorce healing, annulment, remarriage, and parenting. Rose has given hundreds of presentations at parish missions, retreats, and national conferences.

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