Kresta in the Afternoon – November 15, 2018 – Hour 1

  • Description: We continue our coverage of the Fall Assembly by sharing interviews with bishops who were there.

+  Sizing up what we've seen so far

  • Description: We spoke with Bishop Barron on the morning of the final day. He shares his thoughts on different proposals to combat the abuse crisis.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Bishop Robert Barron
      Bishop Robert Barron is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He is also the host of CATHOLICISM, a groundbreaking, award-winning documentary about the Catholic Faith, which aired on PBS. He's the author of many books and essays, including Vibrant Paradoxes: The Both/And of Catholicism. He is a religion correspondent for NBC and has also appeared on FOX News, CNN, and EWTN. He has keynoted many conferences and events all over the world, including the 2016 World Youth Day in Kraków, Poland and the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, which marked Pope Francis' historic visit to the United States. Visit

+  The Firsthand Challenges of Confronting Sexual Abuse

  • Description: Archbishop Michael Byrnes was sent to Guam to clean up a sexual abuse crisis there. He joins us with the challenges he has faced and strategies he has employed.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Archbishop Michael Byrnes
      Michael Byrnes is the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Agana, Guam. He has previously served as Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit and has been active in the Charismatic Renewal movement. Visit

+  Why I Responded to Vigano

  • Description: Bishop Joseph Strickland was the first bishop to respond to the Vigano letter. He joins us with his thoughts and why he chose to speak.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Bishop Joseph Strickland
      Bishop Joseph Strickland is the Bishop of Tyler, Texas. He was the first US bishop to respond to the Vigano letter.

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