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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 10, 2021 – Hour 1

The Question Darwin Couldn’t Answer When Charles Darwin finished The Origin of Species, he thought that he had explained every clue, but one. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history of life that his

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 10, 2021 – Hour 2

Kresta Comments: Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, but some historians have argued it’s not his greatest. Instead, they point to his second inaugural address, delivered just a few weeks before his death. Al looks at what Lincoln said. The Faith of

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 9, 2021 – Hour 1

President Biden has publicly announced he wants to “unite the country.” How exactly can America unite? That’s not entirely clear yet, but the sentiment seems to be there. Al talks about Jeep’s Super Bowl ad featuring Bruce Springsteen (a call to return to the middle).

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 9, 2021 – Hour 2

What did Christ Suffer at the Crucifixion? (2 segments)  Historians regard crucifixion as one of the most painful and humiliating forms of public execution. We know that Jesus was crucified in Jerusalem, but the scriptures don’t go into much detail and the circumstances of his

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 8, 2021 – Hour 2

Can Life’s Best Things be Bought? They say the best things in life can’t be bought. Is this true? As an adviser to some of America’s richest families, Richard Watts has seen the reality of being super rich and the unavoidable complications money brings. He

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 4, 2021 – Hour 1

Guest Host Matthew Bunson Cardinal Parolin Talks China, Iraq, Covid, and Curial Reform Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, spoke recently on a wide variety of topics including the Pope’s planned visit to Iraq and the Vatican’s relationship with China. Edward Pentin discusses

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 4, 2021 – Hour 2

Saving Catholic Schools   1960, there were 5.2 million students in 13,000 Catholic schools; these numbers have tumbled to 1.7 million students in 6,200 schools in 2020. Over these decades, declining school enrollment and closures ominously preceded declining church attendance and church closures. What is the importance of Catholic