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Kresta in the Afternoon – August 23, 2016 – Hour 2

+  Direct to My Desk: It’s My Party (full hour)

  • Description: Today we’re constructing a new political party and we want you to help us write the platform. It goes without saying that this party should be pro-life, pro-family and support religious liberty, but where should it stand on other issues such as immigration, the economy and criminal justice? We’ll take your calls on your party’s platform at 877-573-7825.

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 22, 2016 – Hour 1

+  Kresta News Roundup: NIH Changes Chimera Policy

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  • Description: The NIH has reversed its policy banning federal funding of Chimera research. Chimeras are animals that have been injected with human DNA and scientists hope they will one day be an easy source for organ donations. Is this research ethical? What do these policy changes entail? We’ll talk about it with Fr. Tad Pacholcyzk.
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    • Fr. Tad Pacholczyk
      Fr Tad Pacholczyk is the Director of Education at the National Catholic Bioethics Center and a priest in the diocese of Fall River, Massachusetts. He has a PhD in neuroscience from Yale and worked for several years as a molecular biologist at Harvard Medical School. Fr. Tad has appeared on CNN, NPR and many Catholic radio stations.
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+  Answering Jihad: A Better Way Forward (2 segments)

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  • Description: San Bernadino. Paris. Brussels. Nice. The list of Islamic terror attacks in the West continues to grow, and it's even worse in Middle Eastern countries – another attack in Turkey this weekend killed at least 53 people. There's no doubt the innocents were slaughtered in the name of Allah, but do the terrorist's actions actually reflect on the religion of Islam? We'll talk about how to give challenging and respectful answers to the many questions surrounding Jihad with Nabeel Qureshi.
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    • Nabeel Qureshi
      Nabeel Qureshi is a speaker with ravi Zacharias International Ministries and the author of Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus.
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    • Answering Jihad: A Better Way Forward

      Setting aside speculations and competing voices, what really is jihad? How are we to understand jihad in relation to our Muslim neighbors and friends? Why is there such a surge of Islamist terrorism in the world today, and how are we to respond? In Answering Jihad, bestselling author Nabeel Qureshi (Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus) answers these questions from the perspective of a former Muslim who is deeply concerned for both his Muslim family and his American homeland. (learn more)

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Kresta in the Afternoon – August 22, 2016 – Hour 2

+  Rearview Mirror: Women’s Suffrage and the 19th Amendment

  • Description: We’ll take a look in the Rearview Mirror at the 19th Amendment, which went into effect this week in 1920. How did the women’s movement compare to the civil rights movement, and how did they differ? Al explains.
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Food for the Journey – August 22, 2016

  • Description: Sister Ann Shields believes there is a major disconnect in the lives of many Catholics: a separation between God's word and its application to our personal/daily lives.

Christian Classics – August 22, 2016

  • Description: Readings from timeless Christian literature and writings of the saints and doctors of the Church.

Fire on the Earth – August 22, 2016

  • Description: This daily radio show provides a compelling look at the New Evangelization through inspiring teachings, interviews and testimonies.

The Doctor Is In – August 22, 2016

  • Description: It's E-Mail Monday! Instead of taking calls, Dr. Ray spends Monday's answering listener e-mail. You can e-mail Dr. Ray yourself at www.DrRay.com.

Catholic Connection – August 22, 2016 – Hour 1

+  Intro and News

+  Poland Pilgrimage and the Culture in America

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+  Pilgrims with Teresa in Poland

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    • Deacon Jim Kasperzak
      • Karen Kasperzak

    +  Humbly Fabulous

Christ is the Answer – August 22, 2016: RCIA for Catholics #16 - Sacraments #1 - Overview

  • Program #: 761
  • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions..
  • Series Details: This program is part 16 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.

Catholic Connection – August 22, 2016 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  Interview with a Pilgrim on the Poland Trip

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    • Jeff Jablonski

+  New EWTN TV Show: Long Ride Home

  • Description: Bear Woznick tells us all about it!
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    • Bear Woznick

      He is a two-time Masters World Champion Tandem surfer and cofounder and ambassador of the International Tandem Surfing Association for serious competitors, as well as the founder of The BearsWave.com Tandem Expression Teams for those who simply want to enjoy the beauty and art of tandem. He is a cast member on Fuel TV’s Clean Break series is the subject of the film project The Bear — Going Deep, and host weekly 90 minute entertaining podcast on BearsWave.com. Bear has surfed on four continents and even more oceans. He is acknowledged as having revived the ancient art of tandem surfing and he won Duke OceanFest Masters World Tandem Surfing Title in 2007 and 2008.

+  Catholic Marketing Network

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    • Alan Napleton
      Founder & President , Catholic Marketing Network

      Alan Napleton graduated Summa Cum Laude from Robert Morris University in 1974. He worked with R & B Development, one of the countries largest commercial Real Estate developers until 1990 as Senior Vice-President in charge of Business Development. In 1990 Alan experienced a religious "re-awakening" of his Catholic faith that led him to leave a successful corporate career and began a second career applying his business skills to multiple Catholic projects.

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+  Conclusion

  • Description: Teresa wraps up this edition of "Catholic Connection."