Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 23
4:00 – Kresta Comments: Jihad Story of the Day
4:20 – Making Gay Okay: How Rationalizing Homosexual Behavior Is Changing Everything
Why are Americans being forced to consider homosexual acts as morally acceptable? Why has the US Supreme Court accepted the validity of same-sex “marriage”, which, until a decade ago, was unheard of in the history of Western or any other civilization? Where has the “gay rights” movement come from, and how has it so easily conquered America? The answers are in the dynamics of the rationalization of sexual misbehavior. The homosexual cause moved naturally from a plea for tolerance to cultural conquest because the security of its rationalization requires universal acceptance. In other words, we all must say that the bad is good. We talk to Robert Reilly, author of Making Gay Okay.
5:00 – Preparing for the Pope’s Visit to the Holy Land: What is He Going to Do and What’s the Significance?
When Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi announced May 15 the itinerary for Pope Francis’ May 24-26 trip to the Holy Land, he noted that “Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Omar Ahmed Abboud, secretary general of the Argentine Institute of Interreligious Dialogue, will be in the papal delegation. The Pope knows them from … Argentina.” So who are Rabbi Skorka and Omar Abboud? They represent two non-Christian communities with which Jorge Bergoglio has had frequent and friendly contacts as archbishop of Buenos Aires. The former is Jewish; the latter is Muslim. Frequent Holy Land traveler Steve Ray is here to preview this historic moment.