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Kresta in the Afternoon – December 23, 2020 – Hour 2

2020 Kresta in the Afternoon Countdown #19: China’s Catholic Leviathan: Jesuits and the Sino-Vatican Agreement (2 segments) The Vatican-China deal has been renewed through October 2022. The agreement was renewed during one of most turbulent eras of China’s Catholic history, and opinions range from buoyant

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 22, 2020 – Hour 1

2020 Kresta in the Afternoon Countdown #25 – The Problem With Black Lives Matter-Style Activism When the Ferguson riots broke out in 2014, the nation was shocked and alarmed. The press gave the event wall-to-wall coverage for a week. For young people this was fairly

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 22, 2020 – Hour 2

2020 Kresta in the Afternoon Countdown #23 – Kresta Comments: What Hitler Believed Listen to this Segment #22: The Foundations of Hitler’s Ideology February 12 is the birthday of Charles Darwin. Darwin’s theory has had a revolutionary impact on ethics and morality, and that impact

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 21, 2020 – Hour 1

2020 Kresta in the Afternoon Countdown #28 – What Even Skeptical Scholars Admit about the Resurrection (full hour) The Resurrection is the single greatest event in human history. Without it, Christianity loses all meaning. Even among skeptics and those who reject Christianity, there are elements

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 21, 2020 – Hour 2

We Continue the 2020 Countdown Seg 5-1: #27 – What Even Skeptical Scholars Admit about the Resurrection Back in late March, Catholics were left without access to the Eucharist after public Masses were suspended. Al reflects on how we dealt with it, drawing from Carol

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 18, 2020 – Hour 2

The Challenges Facing the Next Pope (full hour) The Church is entering a period of transition. Mass attendance is on the decline, we’re dealing with the shame of McCarrick, and our secular and religious leaders – whether it be intentionally or unintentionally – are sowing

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 17, 2020 – Hour 1

SEG 4-1: The Royal Priesthood of the Laity (2 segments) The Church has long taught that all baptized Christians share in Christ’s royal priesthood, and that we are “a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people,” who should “declare the wonderful

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 17, 2020 – Hour 2

SEG 5-1: Kresta Comments: Joe Biden “Redefines” Catholicism? The mainstream press has lauded Joe Biden for how he lives his Catholic faith. As we’ve pointed out, his positions on Abortion and other matters are going to cause confusion for Catholics and non-Catholics in America. How

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 16, 2020 – Hour 1

SEG 4-1: Kresta Comments: The Importance of In-Person Worship At a recent press conference Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said in-person worship is unnecessary because God is everywhere and we can pray to Him at any time. Al responds. Links for this Segment Why In-Person Worship