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Kresta in the Afternoon

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – April 17, 2015 – Hour 1

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Honoring Fr. Richard Neuhaus: A Life in the Naked Public Square

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Honoring Fr. Richard Neuhaus: A Life in the Naked Public Square (con't)

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    • Randy Boyagoda

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Honoring Fr. Richard Neuhaus: A Life in the Naked Public Square (con't)

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    • Randy Boyagoda

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – April 17, 2015 – Hour 2

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Catholicism’s Challenges in America

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Catholicism’s Challenges in America (con't)

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Catholicism’s Challenges in America (con't)

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – April 16, 2015 – Hour 1

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The Relevance of the Theology of the Body

  • Description: It’s been just over ten years since the end of St. John Paul II’s earthly mission and his legacy lives on. Marybeth Bonacci is here with a look into the relevance of John Paul II masterpiece the Theology of the Body, both today and into the future.
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A History of Apologetics

  • Description: Christopher Check joins us today to discuss the history of apologetics and how strategies for defending the faith have evolved. The arguments remain the same but the applications for those arguments may change with the times. What are the most effective strategies for today?
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    • Christopher Check

      Christopher Check is the President of Catholic Answers as well as the creator of several audio CDs including “Henry VIII and the Anglican Schism” and “The Cristero and the Martyrs of the Mexican Revolution.”

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My Battle Against Hitler

  • Description: Dietrich von Hildebrand was a German philosopher who campaigned heavily against Hitler and Nazi ideology. John Henry Crosby has extensively studied von Hildebrand’s work and has devoted years of study to von Hildebrand’s teachings. Through his study he has found a living witness to the power of faith and the nobility of truth. He joins us to discuss von Hildebrand’s teachings and legacy
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    • John Henry Crosby

      John Henry Crosby is the Founder and Director of the Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy Project as well as the Editor of My Battle Against Hitler. He Serves as a trustee for the Personalist Project. Find his work at hildebrandproect.org

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“Kresta in the Afternoon” – April 16, 2015 – Hour 2

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Coming Home to Holy Mother Church

  • Description: Marcus Grodi lived a faithful life as a Protestant minister for years. He eventually began to feel that something was missing, which started his amazing journey home to the Catholic Church. He joins us today with his son Jonmarc.
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    • Marcus Grodi
    • Jonmarc Grodi

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Coming Home to Holy Mother Church (con't)

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Coming Home to Holy Mother Church (con't)

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – April 15, 2015 – Hour 1

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Marriage and the New Evangelization

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Marriage and the New Evangelization (con't)

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Marriage Reality

  • Description: Support for the redefinition of marriage is increasing throughout the country. All evidence suggests that the Supreme Court will allow for redefinition of marriage throughout the country. Is the battle lost? Bill May of Catholics of the Common Good joins us with his plan for taking back marriage.
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    • Bill May

      Bill May is President of Catholics for the Common Good and author of Getting the Marriage conversation Right. Check out ccgaction.org and takebackmarriage.org

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“Kresta in the Afternoon” – April 15, 2015 – Hour 2

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Changing the Terms of the Debate at the UN

  • Description: Austin Ruse joins us.
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    • Austin Ruse

      Austin Ruse is the President of the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, also known as C-FAM, a United States-based research institute with special consultative status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

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The Family on a Mission: Lessons from the Early Church

  • Description: What lessons can we learn from the early Church fathers? How can we continue their mission? What would the Church fathers be doing to promote the New Evangelization? Mike Aquilina, an expert on the history of the early Church, is here to talk about how we can learn from and be inspired by the Church’s earliest members.
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    • Mike Aquilina

      Mike Aquilina is the author or editor of more than 40 books, including “The Fathers of the Church” and “The Mass of the Early Christians." as well as a former editor of New Covenant magazine and the Pittsburgh Catholic newspaper. He has published hundreds of articles and essays in First Things, Crisis, National Catholic Register and other media. You can find him on Facebook or at fathersofthechurch.com

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The Family on a Mission: Lessons from the Early Church (con't)

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – April 14, 2015 – Hour 1

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The End of Comfortable Catholicism

  • Description: It’s no longer “easy” to be a faithful Catholic in America. The upside to this is that more faithful, committed Catholics will start to rise up and evangelize. We discuss this new phase of Catholicism with Anne Hendershott.
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    • Anne Hendershott

      Anne Hendershott is Professor of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work at Franciscan University of Steubenville as well as Director of Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life at Franciscan. She is a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Public Policy at the King’s College in New York and the author of several books including “Status Envy: The Politics of Catholic Higher Education” and “The Politics of Abortion”. Find her writings at Crisis Magazine

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The End of Comfortable Catholicism (con't)

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Kresta Comments: How Pope Francis Awakened the Faith of a CNN Anchor

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – April 14, 2015 – Hour 2

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The Role of the Family and Race in the New Evangelization

  • Description: Dacon Harold Burke-Sivers is our guest as we discuss the role of the traditional family in fighting new cultural norms and promoting the New Evangelization.
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    • Dcn. Harold Burke-Sivers

      Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, known as the Dynamic Deacon, is one of the most sought-after speakers in the world today. He travels all over the world speaking to people who desire to know Jesus more intimately and enjoy a deeper personal relationship with Him. He is the author of The Mass in Sacred Scripture. His writings have appeared in Envoy Magazine, Catholic World Report and the National Catholic Register. He also hosts the weekly radio show From the Rooftops and has appeared as a guest on Catholic Answers Live. He is also the president and CEO of Servant Enterprises. Learn more about him at DeaconHarold.com and follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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The Role of the Family and Race in the New Evangelization (con't)

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The Role of the Family and Race in the New Evangelization (con't)

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – April 13, 2015 – Hour 1

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Kresta Comments: Does “Gay Conversion Therapy” Work? Is it Harmful?

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Kresta Comments: 100 Years since the Armenian Genocide

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A Tour of Scripture’s 24 Parables

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – April 13, 2015 – Hour 2

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Kresta Comments: Should Catholic Schools be Forced to Employ Actively Gay Teachers?

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The Devil’s Attack on the Church Starts with the Family

  • Description: Everywhere we look we see the breakdown of the family and family values. Pope Francis has said this is an integral part of the devil’s plan because the family is the foundation for faith. Aaron Kheriaty joins us.
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    • Dr. Aaron Kheriaty

      Aaron Kheriaty is the Chairman of Medical Ethics Committee at UC Irvine Medical Center as well as the Director of the Psychiatry and Spirituality Forum at UC Irvine. He is the author of the Catholic Guide to Depression and he regularly lectures to professional audiences and the general public on mental health, medical ethics, religion and spirituality

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The Devil’s Attack on the Church Starts with the Family (con't)

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    • Dr. Aaron Kheriaty

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