Kresta in the Afternoon – June 6, 2011 – Hour 1

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    First Topic - Kresta Comments - Christians, Jews and Muslims to Share Pulpits

    Churches across the States will be opening up their pulpits to clergy from the Jewish and Muslim faiths. A few synagogues and mosques have also signed up to the Faith Shared project being hosted by the Interfaith Alliance and Human Rights First on June 26. For one day only, clergy will take to the different pulpits to read from their own scriptures. One North Carolina Catholic pastor says it was a "good thing for the church" to publicly recognize the existence of Islam. He said he had been inspired to sign up to the initiative because local Muslims say they are suffering with the fear of Islamophobia. Al has some comments.

    Second Topic - Dion: The Wanderer Talks Truth

    Dion DiMucci came up out of the Bronx in the 60s and tore through the music charts in a ferocious display of talent. He continued to make great music while slowly returning to his Catholic roots. His hard-won wisdom filters through his stories whether he's recalling how he want shopping with John Lennon and ended up on the cover of "Sgt. Pepper's" or what it was like to travel in the Jim Crow South with Sam Cooke. Dion joins us.

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