Kresta in the Afternoon – October 13, 2017 – Hour 2

  • Description: Today is the 100th anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun and the Blessed Mother’s final apparition at Fatima. We’ve got some great guests lined up and we’ll spend the whole day exploring the theological, spiritual, social and political implications of this miraculous event.

+  A Systematic Theologian Looks at Fatima (2 segments)

  • Description: We’ve been discussing what happened at Fatima, and now we look at what it means. Dr. Robert Fastiggi, an expert of the Fatima apparitions, joins us with a systematic theologian’s look at what he calls the “most prophetic” of the recent Marian apparitions.
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    • Dr. Robert Fastiggi
      Dr. Robert Fastiggi is a Professor of Systematic Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary. He has done private research in Paris and Montreal and took park in a study-tour of Saudi Arabia sponsored by the National Council for US-Arab Relations. He has served as the executive editor of the 2009-13 supplements to the New Catholic Encyclopedia and is the author of several books including "The mystical theology of the Catholic reformation."
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+  What led up to Fatima, and what follows

  • Description: St. John Paul II once noted that at Fatima, “Our Lady summed up the whole of the 20th century.” The apparitions happened at a crossroads in history. The Great War had ravaged the European continent, the Bolsheviks were on the verge of seizing power in Russia, and the next few decades would see unimaginable political, social and cultural changes around the globe. We’ll break it down with Fr. Robert Sirico.
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    • Fr. Robert Sirico
      Rev. Robert A. Sirico is the president and co-founder of the Acton Institute and pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Grand Rapids, Mich. His writings on religious, political, economic, and social matters are published in a variety of journals, including: the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the London Financial Times, the Washington Times, the Detroit News, and National Review.
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