Kresta in the Afternoon – October 22, 2015 – Hour 1

+  Kresta News Roundup

+  The Inspiration of St. Therese’s Parents

  • Description: On Sunday Sts. Louis and Marie Martin, the parents of Thérèse of Lisieux, were canonized. They are the first spouses to be canonized as a couple and their story is remarkable. Their devotion to each other and to their children is a model example for all couples. We’ll hear about their lives and inspiration from Elizabeth Ficocelli.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Elizabeth Ficocelli
      Elizabeth Ficocelli is an inspirational Catholic speaker seen and heard frequently on Catholic radio and television. She’s the host of “Answering the Call” on St Gabriel Catholic radio and the author of 15 books including “Therese, Faustina and Bernadette: Three Saints who Challenged My Faith, gave me Hope and Taught me how to Love.”
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+  The Inspiration of St. Therese’s Parents (continued) + Polish Priest Defrocked after Refusing to Repent

  • Description: On the day before theSynod, Polish priest Krzystof Charamsa was fired from his Vatican position after he announced he had a boyfriend and called for the Church to change its teaching on homosexuality. He has refused to backtrack on these statements, and last night his home diocese of Peplin announced he has been suspended. He is not allowed to perform the Sacraments or wear clerical garb. What does it mean when a priest is “suspended?” Can it be reversed? We’ll talk about it with Matthew Bunson.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Matthew Bunson
      Matthew Bunson is a Senior Correspondent for Our Sunday Visitor and a Senior Fellow at St Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He’s the author or co-author of more than 50 books including the first English-language biography of Pope Francis and The Encyclopedia of Catholic History and is also a contributing editor for This Rock magazine and moderator of Church History forum for He’s on the Faculty at Catholic Distance University.
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