Today on “Kresta in the Afternoon” – May 13
Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 13
4:00 – Kresta Comments: The Silliness of the Harvard “Black Mass”
4:20 – St. John Paul II and the Future of Ukraine
With Divine Providence, nothing is left to chance. On the Sunday of Divine Mercy, the Universal Church recognized what God had already ordained—solemnly declaring Pope John Paul II a saint. Almost twenty-four years earlier, the longest and bloodiest tragedy of the twentieth century—the formally atheistic Soviet Union—was, mercifully, in its death throes … due in no small part to the angelic courage and prayerful efforts of Pope John Paul II. This great man knew all too well the ravages Poland had suffered under the inhuman ideology of communism, in particular as propped up by the cowardice of Russian nationalism. Dr. Alex Sich is here to examine the intersection of Saint John Paul the Great and the conflict in Ukraine.
4:40 – Catholics and the Next America
In the article, “Catholics and the Next America,” Archbishop Charles J.Chaput O.F.M. Cap. delivers a prescient warning to American Catholics regarding a growing trend toward secularization in American culture, with Catholics facing dwindling relevance, threatening their ability to be heard. In response, the Napa Institute was formed to help Catholic leaders face the challenges posed in the “next America” — to continue the work of the Apostles and their successors, the Bishops, heeding Christ’s call for ongoing evangelization. Tim Busch, the man behind the Institute joins us.
5:00 – Kresta Commets: Woman Films Her Own Abortion / Harvard’s “Black Mass” / Ecumenism / Francis talks about the devil