Ave Maria Radio: Kresta in the Afternoon

de Nick Thomm - Producer

Looking at life through the lens of Scripture and the teaching tradition of the Catholic Church

Episodios

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 05, 2022 - Hour 1

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Clare Kosmalski explains some recent examples of how the media distorts pro-life laws.

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 05, 2022 - Hour 2

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Three Red Rose Rescuers have been imprisoned - Chris Bell tells their story. Also, Dr. Abigail Favale examines the roots of the Gender Paradigm.

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 04, 2022 - Hour 1

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Dan Lipinski remembers his colleague Jackie Walorski, the Congresswoman who was killed in a car crash yesterday, and Nolan Ostrowski shares how an encounter with Solanus Casey helped him cope with COVID.

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 04, 2022 - Hour 2

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What does it mean to have a Biblical worldview? Al explains, and Michelle Paine explains how encounters with Marian art led her to the Church.

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 03, 2022 - Hour 1

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Michael New breaks down last night's pro-life setback in Kansas and John McGreevy tells the story of the early years of the Jesuit order.

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 03, 2022 - Hour 2

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Fr. George Elliott offers some practical tips for discernment and Lawrence Feingold unwraps the mystery of the Eucharist.

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 02, 2022 - Hour 1

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Billy Atwell discusses how Catholic media can bring light to the darkness, and Ryan Anderson looks at how Abortion tears apart society at all levels.

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 02, 2022 - Hour 2

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Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri is dead. Raymond Ibrahim has more. Also, Thomas Kidd looks at the complicated legacy of Thomas Jefferson.

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 01, 2022 - Hour 1

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Are we living the days of Noah all over? Al has some thoughts, and Ismael Hernandez weighs in on a way forward to racial reconcilliation.

Kresta in the Afternoon – August 01, 2022 - Hour 2

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Al looks into what the press isn't saying about the monkeypox outbreak and Dan Philpott details the potential for religious liberty in Islam.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 29, 2022 - Hour 1

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Guest Host Marcus Peter and Matthew Bunson review Pope Francis' trip to Canada, and Mike Aquilina looks at how the early Church read the Bible.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 29, 2022 - Hour 2

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Guest Host Marcus Peter and Ronda Chervin honor her late mentor, Alice von Hildebrand, and Steve Ray dicusses the power of Christ's Precious Blood.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 28, 2022 - Hour 1

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Fr. Dean Wilhelm has tips for moving a parish from maintenance to mission and Peggy Stanton opens up this Sunday's Gospel about the foolish Rich man.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 28, 2022 - Hour 2

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Dean John Czarnetzky explains the importance of Catholic Law Schools and Clare Kosmalksi has the latest pro-life news, including a major upcoming vote in Kansas.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 27, 2022 - Hour 1

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What is the function of the Supreme Court? John Czarnetzky joins us, and Wendy Whitman-Cobb explains the significance of Russia leaving the International Space Station.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 27, 2022 - Hour 2

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Is the Pontifical Academy for Life trying to "develop" Church teaching on Contraception? Matthew Bunson looks at what's going on, and John Grabowski celebrates the anniversary of Humanae Vitae.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 26, 2022 - Hour 1

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In July 1967, a group of Catholic university leaders gathered for the Land O'Lakes Conference. How has it affected modern Catholic education? We talk with Bishop James Conley.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 26, 2022 - Hour 2

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PJ Hill examines the origins of human rights and Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers shares a remarkable story of healing, mercy and forgiveness.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 25, 2022 - Hour 1

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David Bereit evaluates the pro-life movement one month after Dobbs and Anthony Esolen says what others can't about authenitc masculinity.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 25, 2022 - Hour 2

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Dr. John Bruchalski shares how the Divine Mercy led him away from abortion and Dale Ahlquist looks at the impact of GK Chesterton, 100 years after his conversion.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 22, 2022 - Hour 1

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In this Sunday's Gospel, the disciples ask Jesus to teach them to pray. Al shares his own reflections on prayer, and Peggy Stanton connects the Lord's Prayer with the Catechism.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 22, 2022 - Hour 2

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The Vatican has sent a stern warning to the German Synod. Matthew Bunson has the story and Fr. Sean Davidson explains why Mary Magdalene was the "prophetess of Eucharistic Love."

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 21, 2022 - Hour 1

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What does recent research tell us about American attitudes toward Abortion? Al discusses. Also, Paul Nedelisky looks at the scientific foundations of morality.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 21, 2022 - Hour 2

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This week is the anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. Kendrick tells the story of the US space program and the religious lives of some of the astronauts.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 20, 2022 - Hour 1

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A grandmother in England who was fined for praying publicly during Covid lockdowns has gotten justice. Al has the story. Also, Kishore Jayabalan looks at a Medical School that is saying 'no' to Cancel Culture and Fr. Roger Landry discusses the Eucharistic Revival.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 20, 2022 - Hour 2

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We take a look at the economy with Chadd Garcia and Billy Atwell shares how his faith grew, waned, and grew again while battling cancer twice.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 19, 2022 - Hour 1

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What does Jesus say about sharing the Gospel with the Jewish people? Peter Herbeck joins us.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 19, 2022 - Hour 2

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What does St. Paul say about the Law? Dr. Robert Fastiggi joins us.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 18, 2022 - Hour 1

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What did Jesus mean when He said He shows us the way to the Father? Al opens up the Gospel of John to explain, and Elaine Ecklund looks at how scientists around the world view religion.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 18, 2022 - Hour 2

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We discuss Christian perspectives on the news with Jeff Bilbro and look at the history of the Beatitudes with Rebekah Eklund.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 15, 2022 - Hour 1

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Guest host Marcus Peter discusses the Theology of the Body and the Church's teaching on Contraception with Dr. Nathan Schlueter, and Peggy Stanton examines what this week's Gospel about Martha and Mary can teach us about Prayer.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 15, 2022 - Hour 2

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What does a new poll of Catholic voters reveal about their views of President Biden, abortion, the Eucharist and more? Guest Host Marcus Peter speaks with Matthew Bunson of EWTN News.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 14, 2022 - Hour 1

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What is Christ's plan for His priests? Fr. Mitch Pacwa joins us.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 14, 2022 - Hour 2

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What did John Paull II have to say about sharing the Gospel message with a world that has rejected it? Eduardo Echeverria joins us.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 13, 2022 - Hour 1

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Less than two weeks after the US celebrates Independance Day, France celebrates Bastille Day. Michael Matheson Miller explains how the two countries differ in their understandings of liberty.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 13, 2022 - Hour 2

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St Paul is in chains, writing to the Philippians on Suffering. Fr. Richard Cassidy is our guest.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 12, 2022 - Hour 1

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Two stories have gone viral in the last few days - one claiming Pope Benedict XVI had died, and another that a 10-year-old girl needed to cross state lines for an abortion after being raped. Al looks at what we know. Also, Bill Cook tells us about the Rule of St Benedict.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 12, 2022 - Hour 2

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Terry Mattingly discusses how the media has covered the Church and the Dobbs decision, and J. Budziszewski has tips on how - and how not - to be happy.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 11, 2022 - Hour 1

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Clare Kosmalski summarizes how abortion activists are subverting the courts and we discuss building the Domestic Church with Dr. Greg and Lisa Popcak.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 11, 2022 - Hour 2

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Al opens up JPII's Gospel of Life and Donald Critchlow tells the history behind the Pill.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 8, 2022 - Hour 1

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President Biden has signed an executive order that is aimed at protecting abortion rights. Clare Kosmalski has the details on this and other pro-life news, and Peggy Stanton unpacks the deeper meaning of the Parable of the Good Samaratin.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 8, 2022 - Hour 2

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Did women's professional lives improve after abortion was legalized? Teresa Collett has the data. Also, Matthew Bunson explains new appointments to the dicastery of bishops.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 7, 2022 - Hour 1

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We explore Old and New Testament connections with Phil Gigliotti and David Pinault tells the story of the newly-canonized Charles de Foucauld.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 7, 2022 - Hour 2

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David Michael Phelps discusses Harmel Academy's Education for the Entire Man and Carl Trueman discusses the latest trends in sexual identity politics.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 6, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al looks at John Paul II's "Gospel of Life" and Dr Ray Guarendi tells you how to master your anger before it masters you.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 6, 2022 - Hour 2

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Elisabeth Sullivan tells us the best-kept secret in Catholic education and Amity Shlaes looks at the forgotten legacy of Calvin Coolidge.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 5, 2022 - Hour 1

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We have a full lineup of legal scholars taking us on a deep dive into the Dobbs ruling, examining each of the opinions in this dissent. In this hour, Lee Strang looks at Alito's majority opinion and John Czarnetzky explains Thomas' concurring opinion.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 5, 2022 - Hour 2

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We continue our deep dive into Dobbs, examining the concurring opinions of Roberts and Kavanaugh, along with the dissent. Carter Snead, Jason Negri, and Steve Mikochik are our guests.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 4, 2022 - Hour 1

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God Bless America! On this Independence Day, Al and Thomas Kidd look at the faith of Benjamin Franklin and other Founding Fathers.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 4, 2022 - Hour 2

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What did Jefferson mean when he wrote "We hold these truths?" Al discusses and Ron White takes us through Lincoln's private debates on slavery.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 1, 2022 - Hour 1

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Msgr John Ryan was one of the first proponents of Catholic Social Teaching. Kevin Schmiesing tells us his story, and Clare Kosmalski reviews how state laws are adapting to the end of Roe v Wade.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 1, 2022 - Hour 2

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What does Pope Francis say in his latest apostolic letter? What are we to make of an alleged same-sex blessing at a Mass in Italy? Matthew Bunson has the answers to this and other Church news.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 30, 2022 - Hour 1

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Betsy DeVos looks to the future of American Education and Daniel Williams tells us the story of the origins of the pro-life movement in America.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 30, 2022 - Hour 2

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Yesterday Nancy Pelosi was given Communion at a Mass at the Vatican. How should we react to stories like this that make us angry? Al talks with Dr. Ray Guarendi.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 29, 2022 - Hour 1

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We look at Cronyism with Dr. Anne Bradley and Sean Maltbie introduces us to a new kind of Catholic education.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 29, 2022 - Hour 2

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Clare Kosmalksi has an update on attacks against pro-life centers and Ismael Hernandez has a new approach to race and justice in America.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 28, 2022 - Hour 1

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Who should be counted in "we the people?" Al shares some thoughts and Wilfred McClay looks at healthy patriotism in a partisan age.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 28, 2022 - Hour 2

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Peggy Stanton looks to the Catechism for why we say life is sacred, and shares a doctor's story of witnessing an abortion. Then, Mustafa Akyol proposes a sign of progress for liberty and Islam.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 27, 2022 - Hour 1

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"If you were REALLY pro-life, you would support..." Al responds to this common accusation and we look at the history of unions with Amity Shlaes.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 27, 2022 - Hour 2

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Will the Dobbs decision undo other Supreme Court precedents? Sherif Girgis joins us and Fr. Raymond de Souza looks at 20 years of the Dallas Charter.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 24, 2022 - Hour 1

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Roe v Wade has been overturned! We have full coverage with Judge Michael Warren, Clarke Forsythe, and Monica Miller.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 24, 2022 - Hour 2

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We continue our coverage of the Fall of Roe v Wade with Carter Snead, Michael New, Michael Kenney, and Lynn Mills.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 23, 2022 - Hour 1

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In today's broadcast from Acton University, Jay Richards helps us begin the conversation on gender ideology and David Bahnsen explains why there is no Free Lunch.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 23, 2022 - Hour 2

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What do you say when someone claims Jesus is a socialist? Larry Reed responds, and Kishore Jayabalan breaks down the growing trend of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as we continue from Acton University.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 22, 2022 - Hour 1

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We are broadcasting from Grand Rapids, MI at Acton University. John Pinheiro discusses Catholic Social Teaching and the American Experiment, and Gary Hillebrand tells about an attack on his pro-life pregnancy center.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 22, 2022 - Hour 2

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We continue our broadcast from Acton U. Philip Booth asks if socialized medicine works and Frank Beckwith looks at the intersection of law, politics, and faith.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 21, 2022 - Hour 1

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We continue from Acton University in Grand Rapids, talking with Andreas Widmer about the Five Pillars of Principled Entrepreneurship.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 21, 2022 - Hour 2

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We continue from Acton University in Grand Rapids - Fr. Roger Landry looks at the social teaching of John Paul II and Michael Miller examines the claim that capitalism destroys culture.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 20, 2022 - Hour 1

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We're broadcasting from Acton University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, talking with Michael New about rising abortion rates and Raymond Ibrahim about how Saudi Arabia views the West.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 20, 2022 - Hour 2

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We're broadcasting from Acton University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We discuss authentic Freedom with Fr. Robert Sirico and the latest on the SBC abuse scandal with Terry Mattingly.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 17, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al discusses what it means to "Walk Worthy of the Lord" and Fr. Charles Connor tells us about St. John Neumann and the history of Catholics in America.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 17, 2022 - Hour 2

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What would CS Lewis and Billy Graham have to say about the Eucharist? Peter Kreeft joins us.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 16, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al looks at the "blind spots" of secularism and we take a Catholic view of miracles with Adam Blai.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 16, 2022 - Hour 2

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Louis Markos joins us to explore the role myth plays in our society.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 15, 2022 - Hour 1

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Louis Markos joins us to explore the role myth plays in our society.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 15, 2022 - Hour 2

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How can we order our lives in a hyper-mediated digital world? Paul Patton joins us.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 14, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al explains the idea of Divine Revelation and talks with Matthew Leving about Aquinas, the Biblical theologian.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 14, 2022 - Hour 2

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Dale Ahlquist looks at the quotable GK Chesterton and Zubair Simonson shares how Chesterton led him to Christ.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 13, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al looks at the concept of "Luxury Beliefs" and talks with Paul Kengor about why the Berlin Wall fell.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 13, 2022 - Hour 2

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Why do we have a liturgical calendar? Al discusses and Dr John Love looks at how the Trinity compares to other religions' concept of God.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 10, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al and Donald Critchlow discuss the circus of the January 6 hearings.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 10, 2022 - Hour 2

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Monica Miller invites you to rally for life when Dobbs is announced and Matthew Bunson updates us on Pope Francis' health.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 9, 2022 - Hour 1

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We open up the phone lines and take your recommendations for summer reading.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 9, 2022 - Hour 2

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We continue with your recommendations for summer reading.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 8, 2022 - Hour 1

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We talk with Anthony Clark about the past, present and future of Vatican-China relations.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 8, 2022 - Hour 2

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Erica Sandberg explains why the San Francisco DA was recalled and Peggy Stanton dives into the mystery of the Trinity.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 7, 2022 - Hour 1

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How can we engage those with whom we disagree? Al discusses. Also, Raymond Ibrahim has the details on the attack on a Catholic Mass in Nigeria and Tim Glemkowski kicks off the National Eucharistic Revival.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 7, 2022 - Hour 2

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Andres Ybarra shares how his faith has sustained him while serving as a mortician in Uvalde and Gary Scott Smith looks at the strange faith of Mark Twain.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 6, 2022 - Hour 1

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On this anniversary of the Normandy invasion, Al looks back on FDR's D-Day prayer and talks with Fr. Thomas Joseph White about the Incarnate Lord.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 6, 2022 - Hour 2

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Alan Sears looks at D-Day and the faith of Eisenhower and Joelle Maryn shares how she found beauty in the ashes of a horrible tragedy.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 3, 2022 - Hour 1

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Guest Host Jerry Usher and Teresa Tomeo discuss efforts to preserve abortion access in Michigan and Katie Yoder summarizes recent attacks on Churches.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 3, 2022 - Hour 2

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Guest Host Jerry Usher and Steve Ray celebrate Pentecost and the Birth of the Church and Kerry McDonald looks at a claim that homeschooling's popularity is driven by racism.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 2, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al discusses some overlooked facts from the gun control debate. Also, we look ahead to Pentecost with Peggy Stanton.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 2, 2022 - Hour 2

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Al begins a series responding to the most common pro-choice claims. Also, Peter Langman discusses what we know about the people who become mass shooters and Peter Williamson has tips for growing in our relationship with the Spirit.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 1, 2022 - Hour 1

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Pope Francis has appointed 21 new Cardinals, including Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego. Matthew Bunson fills us in.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 1, 2022 - Hour 2

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Top Gun: Maverick soared into theaters this weekend. Steven Greydanus gives us a review. Also, Rod Bennett tells us how St Justin Martyr helped win the Scripture wars.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 31, 2022 - Hour 1

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Fr Gabriel Gionti of the Vatican observatory discusses how an ordered universe points us to God and Rachel Fulton Brown tells us about the life of Joan of Arc.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 31, 2022 - Hour 2

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Do new Vatican documents show Pius XII was really Hitler's Pope? We talk with Ron Rychlak. Also, Fr Jeff Kirby dives into ascetical theology.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 30, 2022 - Hour 1

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On this Memorial Day, Tom Cotton gives us a soldier's tour of Arlington and Fr Daniel Mode shares stories of military chaplains.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 30, 2022 - Hour 2

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On this Memorial Day, we look at the lives of Catholic Military wives with Donna Marie Cooper O'Boyle and RJ Matava tells of the Mass on Mt Suribachi, Iwo Jima.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 27, 2022 - Hour 1

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Guest host Marcus Peter discusses where Jesus was in Uvalde. Also, Joe Pearce tells us why Pope Francis quoted Lord of the Rings and Fr. Matthew MacDonald helps us focus on the Ascension.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 27, 2022 - Hour 2

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Guest host Marcus Peter talks with Brad Wilcox and Matt Swaim about the importance of fatherhood and evangelization.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 26, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al discusses how Jesus shows us the Father and Peggy Stanton celebrates the Ascension. Also, Mark Follman weighs in on how we can prevent the next school shooting.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 26, 2022 - Hour 2

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Peggy Stanton returns with more thoughts on the Good News of the Ascension and Terry Mattingly looks at the Abuse crisis rocking the Southern Baptist Church.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 25, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al looks at yesterday's tragedy in Uvalde, Texas. Also, Jason Negri discusses being a Catholic in public life and Dan Philpott explains a schism in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 25, 2022 - Hour 2

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We continue our coverage of the massacre in Uvalde, Texas. Stephanie Gager and Fr. Matthew DeLeon join us from the scene and Al looks back on a discussion with Jenny Hubbard, whose daughter was killed at Sandy Hook.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 24, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al discusses how the first Christians were able to share the Gospel and Christy Wilkens shares an unexpected healing in Lourdes.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 24, 2022 - Hour 2

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We examine the idea of Mary as co-redemptrix with Dr. Robert Fastiggi.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 23, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al breaks down reactions to the Archbishop Cordileone news and talks with Jim Beitler about Christian uses of Rhetoric.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 23, 2022 - Hour 2

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We discuss total conversion with Fr. Robert Spitzer.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 20, 2022 - Hour 1

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Archbishop Cordileone says Nancy Pelosi may not receive Communion. Al discusses and then talks with the Acts XXIX team about the Rescue Project.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 20, 2022 - Hour 2

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Al and Matthew Bunson discuss the news that Nancy Pelosi will not be admitted to Communion.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 19, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al examines why Catholicism is dwindling in Latin America and John Kiser tells the story of the Monks of Tibhirine.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 19, 2022 - Hour 2

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Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirzadeh faced death in Iran for sharing the Gospel. They share their story.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 18, 2022 - Hour 1

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We look at Old and New Testament connections with Dr. Phil Gigliotti. Also, Peggy Stanton looks at the "Flow" of God's Grace and Zac Kriegman tells how he was fired for criticizing Black Lives Matter.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 18, 2022 - Hour 2

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Paul Kengor recaps the Pennsylvania primaries and Michelle Paine shares how Marian art helped lead her to the Church.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 17, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al discusses the need for organizations like NATO and Ed Clancy reports on Christian persecution in Nigeria. Also, we look back on a conversation with Sara Weaver about what happened at Ruby Ridge.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 17, 2022 - Hour 2

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Al looks at the motivations for the Buffalo shooter and talks with Joseph Pearce about Benedict XVI's defense of the Faith.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 16, 2022 - Hour 1

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Why is a Biblical Worldview important? Al discusses, and Judge Michael Warren reacts to the Dobbs leak.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 16, 2022 - Hour 2

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Sweden and Finland will officially apply for NATO membership. Elisabeth Braw has the details and Fr. Robert Sirico looks at the Economics of the Parables.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 13, 2022 - Hour 1

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Guest Host Marcus Peter and Jared Staudt discuss examples of martyred priests and Teresa Tomeo examines media coverage of the pro-life movement since the Dobbs leak.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 13, 2022 - Hour 2

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Guest Host Marcus Peter discusses the month of Mary and the end of Roe with Noelle Mering. Also, Luke Lancaster discusses the Sacrament of Confirmation and Kevin Symonds celebrates the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 12, 2022 - Hour 1

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Lorcan Price discusses the latest in the case against Pavi Rasanen in Finland and David Pinalut introduces our newest saint, Charles de Foucauld.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 12, 2022 - Hour 2

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Curtis Martin invites you on the Good News Marriage Cruise and Peggy Stanton shares stories from Fatima.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 11, 2022 - Hour 1

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Benedict Rogers reports on the arrest of Cardinal Zen in Hong Kong. Also, Luke Coffey looks at whether Finland and Sweden will join NATO and Reverend Daniel Hixon explains the new congregation in the United Methodist Church.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 11, 2022 - Hour 2

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We take a Catholic view of the Jewish people and Israel with Andre Villeneuve and Tracy Robinson invites you to a new pro-life movie.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 10, 2022 - Hour 1

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Why should we study history? What was the inspiration for Nazi Eugenics? Al discusses and Monica Miller has news on new pro-life protests.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 10, 2022 - Hour 2

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We discuss the HHS and conscience clauses with Louis Brown and Kevin Schmiesing takes us on a pilgrimage through American Catholic history.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 09, 2022 - Hour 1

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Many colonial thinkers were skeptical of Catholics’ ability to stay loyal to both country and Church. How did they overcome this bias? We talk with Michael Breidenbach.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 09, 2022 - Hour 2

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We celebrate the Month of Mary by reviewing the who, what, when, and where of Marian apparitions with Mark Miravalle.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 06, 2022 - Hour 1

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Al and Peter Herbeck discuss the power of prayer and reactions to the Dobbs decision.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 06, 2022 - Hour 2

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Archbishop Aquila has responded to the Germans again. Matthew Bunson has the story. Also, Al explains why Catholics make so much of Mary.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 05, 2022 - Hour 1

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We discuss the Day of Prayer in a Prayerless America with Jody Bottum.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 05, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Do you ever feel like telling someone you'll pray for them isn't enough? Al discusses. Also, Petr Jasek shares his story of being imprisoned with ISIS.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 04, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Jason Negri weighs in on the Dobbs story and Andrew Jones looks at a revival in Catholic political thought.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 04, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Peggy Stanton reflects on when Roe v Wade was passed and David Gwynn discusses St. Athanasius' defense of Truth.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 03, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

A leaked Supreme Court document indicates Roe v Wade may be about to be overturned. We have full coverage with Monica Miller and Clarke Forsythe.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 03, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We continue our Dobbs coverage with Michael New, Brian Scarnecchia, and Michael Kenney.

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 02, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

The Supreme Court has ruled that flying a Christian flag is free speech. Al explains why. Also, Dawn Beutner shares stories of martyrs of Communism and Chadd Garcia is back from the "Woodstock of Capitalism."

Kresta in the Afternoon – May 02, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Paul Kengor discusses the example of St Joseph the worker and Carl Trueman looks at the rise of sexual identity politics.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 29, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest host Jerry Usher examines the Catholic influence on Alfred Hitchcock with Steven Greydanus and Matthew Bunson reports live from Rome on the latest Church news.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 29, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest host Jerry Usher and Fr. Thomas McDermott celebrate the Feast of Catherine of Siena.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 28, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al discusses immigration and the faith of Jackie Robinson, and Doug Keck discusses the "cult" of transgenderism.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 28, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dani Laurion tells how she experienced a miraculous healing and Peggy Stanton examines what Jesus said to St Faustina.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 27, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Monica Miller tells us what happened when security guards assaulted her pro-life protest. Also, Sam Gregg looks at the French elections and Al has more thoughts on mistakes we make in the immigration debate.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 27, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Should public school coaches pray with their teams? Can the student loan program be fixed? We dive into these questions with Andrea Picciotti-Bayer and Dr. Richard Vedder.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 26, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look at new evidence that dates the Shroud of Turin to the time of Christ and Archbishop Gudziak discusses the latest in Ukraine. Also, Al dives into the immigration debate and "welcoming the stranger."

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 26, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr. Greg Popcak discusses exciting new developments in building the Domestic Church and Sabrina van Tassel tells the story of Melissa Lucio.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 25, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Was Shakespeare a Catholic? We talk about it with Joseph Pearce.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 25, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We dive into the Gospel of Mark with Dr. Mary Healy.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 22, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look at the religious life of Benjamin Franklin and other Founding Fathers with Thomas Kidd.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 22, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Peggy Stanton shares how she was awakened by the Divine Mercy.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 21, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al looks at John Paul II's writings on Divine Mercy and Michael Licona takes a historiographical approach to the Resurrection.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 21, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Jeanne Bishop tells an incredible story of forgiveness following the Oklahoma City Bombing.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 20, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al discusses the motivations of the Columbine shooters and we talk with Fr. Harry Dean about his work on death row with Melissa Lucio.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 20, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al continues his look at the Columbine Massacre and celebrates Mother Angelica's 99th birthday.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 19, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Rachel Bovard weighs in on Elon Musk's plan to buy Twitter and Fr. Philip Bochanski responds to the German bishops.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 19, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

An Italian archbishop has said Christians should not evangelize the Jewish people. Peter Herbeck responds.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 18, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We discuss the meaning of Death and Resurrection with Scott Hahn.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 18, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What would even a skeptic admit about the Resurrection? We talk with Justin Bass.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 15, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Good Friday Reflections with EWTN.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 15, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Good Friday Reflections with EWTN.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 14, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We examine the roots of the Priesthood with Dr. John Bergsma.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 14, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

EWTN Holy Thursday Reflections with Fr Benedict Groeschel

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 13, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al looks at what St Paul said to bad bishops and talks with Brant Pitre about how Jesus became the Bridegroom.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 13, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Good Friday wasn’t an Ending – it was a Beginning. We talk with NT Wright.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 12, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look at the Catastrophic collapse of catechesis and a response to the German Synod, then Fr. John Bartunek gives us a firsthand look at the Passion of the Christ.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 12, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr Stephen Doran looks at the rise of assisted suicide in Oregon and we take a virtual tour of Holy Week with Steve Ray.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 11, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al discusses the absolute necessity of the Church and Shane Kapler looks at the Jewish Roots of the book of James.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 11, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Did Jesus enter Jerusalem as an Earthly King, or a Heavenly King? Fr. Thomas Weinandy joins us.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 8, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

How can the sufferings in the world unite us with Christ's Passion? Al discusses. Also, Jimmy Akin responds to doubters' questions about Holy Week.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 8, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We take a spiritual and medical journey through Christ's Passion with Dr. Tom McGovern.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 7, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Gary Michuta reflects on the Seven Last Words of Christ with Kevin Vost and looks at what St. Paul has to say about the Bodily Resurrection of Christ.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 7, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Gary Michuta discusses the best films for Holy Week and what the Church fathers said about Holy Thursday and the Eucharist.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 6, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We discuss the power of forgiveness with Fr. Thomas Berg.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 6, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Kim Phuc, the "Napalm girl" from the Vietnam war, shares how the bombs led her to Christ.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 5, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al discusses the simple power of forgiveness and Dr. Sarah Williams shares show she found hope and healing in a tragic pregnancy.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 5, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Was the Enlightenment all bad? We talk with Dr Joseph Stuart.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 4, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Are Catholics preoccupied with Sex? Is the Catechism "Set in Stone?" Al has some comments and talks with Matthew Bunson.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 4, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Fr. Donald Haggerty gives us a blueprint for the contemplative life.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 1, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What's really driving up gas prices? Katie Tubb takes a look. Also, Sam Gregg discusses why some conservatives are rejecting classical liberalism.

Kresta in the Afternoon – April 1, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Steve Ray invites you to the next Good News Marriage Cruise and we explore the faith and music of Joseph Haydn with Robert Reilly.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 31, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al and Marcus Peter look at the promise of Scripture in Dei Verbum and Daniel Meola discusses healing for adult children of divorce.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 31, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Russia has lost thousands of soldiers in the invasion, but that doesn't mean they're backing down. We talk with Paul Kengor. Also, Frank Beckwith discusses living as a Catholic in a time of tribalism.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 30, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What's "New" about the New Covenant? Al discusses and Amy Hawk shares her father's experiences in the "Hanoi Hilton."

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 30, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We discuss crucifixion scenes in film with Monica Miller and Fr. Martin Schlag asks what the Sermon on the Mount says about business.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 29, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Do the Scriptures under-emphasize Mary? Do Catholics over-emphasize her? Al discusses. Also, Jay Richards gives us a Catholic guide to fasting.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 29, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Christina Chase reflects on the gift of suffering with a disability and we look back on a conversation with John Debney about what it was like to compose the musical score for The Passion of the Christ.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 28, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

John Quinn's son has been safely released from Russian captivity. He tells us how it happened. Also, Michael Warsaw has news of a new Catholic News station in Iraq and Steven Greydanus looks at the "Oscars Smackdown."

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 28, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Fr. Patrick Briscoe tells us how Catholic in Poland are helping Ukraine and Christy Wilkens shares a story of healing at Lourdes.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 25, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Benedict Rogers reports on Hong Kong, Matthew Bunson tells us what happened at today's Consecration, and Ed Sri has tips for praying the Stations of the Cross.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 25, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Larry Denninger discusses his novel Songs for Clara and Andrea Picciotto-Bayer looks at court ruling that will allow chaplains in the execution chamber.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 24, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al celebrates tomorrow's Feast of the Annunciation and previews the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine with Peggy Stanton.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 24, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al tells the story of Oscar Romero and David Zahl looks at the Secular substitutes for religion.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 23, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We talk with Jimmy Akin about the reliability of the Gospels and Liz Lev about artistic portrayals of St. Joseph, and Al looks at the life of the late Madeleine Albright.

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 23, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Sister DeDe Brown shares how she helped a family escape Afghanistan as well as her fight against Vaccine mandates. Also, we discuss "Divided we Fail" with Joe Jordano and Al looks at the tragic suicide of a former Miss USA.

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 7, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Marcus Peter talks with Monica Miller about abortion and Catholic politicians, and Joe Pearce asks if God is "Beyond Reason."

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 7, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Luke Lancaster joins us with a look at archaeological evidence for the Scriptures and Msgr. Charles Pope looks ahead to the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 6, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Jerry Usher discusses the Latin Mass with Matthew Bunson and the feast of Epiphany with Steve Ray.

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 6, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

A recent New York Times investigation that found some prenatal blood tests have alarmingly high false positive results for genetic disorders. Guest host Jerry Usher talks with Michael New.

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 5, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Chris Rollston tells the story of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Holly Ordway looks at Tolkien’s modern influences.

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 5, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Brant Pitre shares how we can walk the path of prayer with Jesus.

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 4, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

It's the final day of the Countdown! Os Guinness examines the "last call for liberty" and the roots of our political divisions.

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 4, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

At #1 in our 2021 Countdown, Steven Smith looks at God's Temple presence in the Scriptures.

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 3, 2022 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

At #4 in the countdown Al and Dr. Ray Guarendi discuss his experience with depression.

Kresta in the Afternoon – January 3, 2022 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

In this hour of the Countdown, Al and Carter Snead discuss what it means to be human.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 31, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

In this hour of the Countdown, Robby George discusses the Dobbs v Jackson case and Dr Wes Ely finds hope and healing in the ICU.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 31, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We approach the end of the countdown with a commentary from Al on arrogance and ignorance, and Nolan Ostrowski shares a story of healing and Solanus Casey.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 30, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Bill Donohue exposes myths about the clergy sex abuse scandal and Rachel Fulton Brown honors the legacy of Gertrude the Great.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 30, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

In this hour of the Countdown, Joby Warrick explains what ISIS is doing now and John U Bacon tells how he turned around America's worst high school hockey team.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 29, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

On this hour of the countdown, Al discusses the downfall of Andrew Cuomo and the dangers of pride, and Louis Markos gives us a Christian view of classical myths.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 29, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Sam Gregg discusses why Corporate America loves the Left and Rocky Sickmann shares his experience being captured in the Iran Hostage Crisis,

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 28, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

At #19 in the countdown, we discuss total conversion with Fr. Robert Spitzer.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 28, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

In this hour of the countdown, we talk with John Love about John of the Cross' Dark Night of the Soul, and Scott Ellsworth tells the story of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riots.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 27, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We resume our countdown with Fr. Tom Colucci, who shares how 9/11 helped him discover his vocation, and Jim Defede tells the story of the day the world came to Gander, Newfoundland.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 27, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

At #20 in the Countdown, Michael Breidenbach tells the experience of the colonial Catholics who helped build America.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 24, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Merry Christmas! We set aside the countdown for special EWTN Christmas programming.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 24, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Merry Christmas! We set aside the countdown for special EWTN Christmas programming.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 23, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

In this edition of the countdown, Tim O'Malley asks if parishes are in crisis and Dr. Charles Camosy discusses medicine and human dignity.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 23, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What is the role of religion in society? Scott Hahn joins us in this hour of the countdown.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 22, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Today on the 2021 Countdown, Al discusses the "Unity Creed" and talks with Fr. Daniel Maurer about Catholic life in Russia.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 22, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

In this hour of the countdown, Cardinal George Pell reflects on his time in Prison and Fr. Benedict Kiely tells us about life in Iraq.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 21, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We kick off our 2021 Kresta in the Afternoon Countdown with Carl Trueman, discussing the sexual revolution and the modern self.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 21, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

In this hour of the Countdown, Al discusses the Problem of Evil and Mary Rice Hasson asks if it's time to get out of Public Schools.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 20, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Benedict Rogers explains the latest on China, Steve Ray gives us a virtual tour of the Nativity, and we take a look at the markets with Chadd Garcia.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 20, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Jenny Hubbard shares how she found peace after losing her daughter at Sandy Hook and Doug Keck previews special programming for Christmas.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 17, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What is a book that has influenced your life? We take your calls.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 17, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We take more of your calls on books that have influenced your life.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 16, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

The Haitian missionaries are free! Al looks at this and other examples of Order out of Chaos and then talks with Deacon Joe Hulway about the work he is doing in the Congo.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 16, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al looks at the connection between faith and sports and talks New Ways Ministry and other church news with Matthew Bunson.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 15, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

When does Ignorance become Arrogance? Al discusses. Also, John Love discusses the Dark Night of the Soul and Marcus Peter helps us prepare for Christmas.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 15, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Ron Vasek tells his story of recovery from abuse in the diocese of Crookston, where Bishop Andrew Cozzens has been newly appointed.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 14, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al looks to Nathaniel Hawthorne's story The Birthmark for what we can learn about the Church today and Petr Jasek shares being imprisoned with ISIS.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 14, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look to the O Antiphons with Greg Di Pippo and cold-case detective J Warner Wallace asks if Jesus was a "person of interest."

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 13, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Would the earth be better off if humans just disappeared? We talk with Wes Smith, then discuss atheism and the problem of suffering with Brent Robbins.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 13, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Gerry Bradley examines Dobbs and the future of the Conservative Legal Movement, and David Fagerberg asks if "liturgy" and "mysticism" can coexist.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 10, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We talk with Fr. Dwight Longenecker about defeating the “Modern Day Hydra.”

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 10, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Steve Ray celebrates the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 9, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What is the role of government? What is the relationship between peace and power? We talk with Dr. Andrew Jones.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 9, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We reflect on the words and prayers of the Mass with David Seitz.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 8, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception with Rachel Fulton Brown, who outlines the Quest for the Historical Mary, and Colleen Pressprich, who offers a Marian Consecration for Children.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 8, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception by looking at Marian imagery in the Old Testament with Sandra Miesel, and then meet Mary in the Gospels.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 7, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look at the US Diplomatic boycott of the Olympics, reactions to the Dobbs case, and the Christendom Best Week Ever.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 7, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Edward Clancy reports on persecution in Nigeria and Nolan Ostrowski shares a vision he had of Solanus Casey while he was hospitalized for COVID.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 6, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al discusses Tiger Woods, Buddhism and the Glory of the Gospel, and we talk with Tim Glemkowski about renewing Parish Culture.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 6, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr. Greg Popcak examines the social effects of oral contraceptives and John Bergsma outlines how Christ fulfills the Messianic prophecies.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 3, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We dive into Advent with Msgr. Charles Pope and look at the lost prophecy of Malachi with Mike Aquilina.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 3, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Fr William Slattery tells of the priests who built America and Colleen Campbell explains how the saints gave her a new vision of perfection.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 2, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Gary Michuta talks about the Eucharist with William Albrecht and Hugo DelGado shares his return from New Age to the Catholic Church.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 2, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Gary Michuta discusses Real Philosophy with Fr. Robert McTeigue and the early Church with Joe Heschmeyer.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 1, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Marcus Peter talks with Luke Lancaster about examining the Gospels as biographies, and we share a conversation between Al and a mother of a girl killed at Sandy Hook in the wake of yesterday's tragedy at Oxford High School.

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 1, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Marcus Peter talks Clarke Forsythe about the first day of Dobbs v Jackson at the Supreme Court and Rob Corzine discusses scripture at the heart of evangelization.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 30, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Fr Roger Landry has tips from JPII on growing closer to God and we examine the Free Will with Professor Thomas Pink.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 30, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr Leroy Huizenga opens the Gospel of Matthew to find out how he reveals Messiah.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 29, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

A new documentary on the Beatles fails to deliver. Al explains why, and Terrence Wright introduces us to Dorothy Day.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 29, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Scott Weeman shares his Catholic in Recovery work and we walk the path of the spiritual life with Brant Pitre.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 26, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Does your work change who you are? Al has some thoughts. Also, George Weigel remembers Fr. Paul Mankowski.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 26, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr. Steven Smith explains the Biblical theology of the Temple and how God has made a covenant with His people.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 25, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Thanksgiving Special: Al reads George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation and Melanie Kirkpatrick looks at the day as the holiday at the heart of the American experience.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 25, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Thanksgiving Special: Greg Popcak discusses the benefits of gratefulness and Robert Tracy McKenzie looks at the first thanksgiving.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 24, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Kelley Nikondeha explores adoption as a sacrament of belonging.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 24, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What were the Darwinian foundations of Hitler's ideology? We talk with Richard Weikart.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 23, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al comments on the idea that America should have "one religion under God," Fr. James Murphy celebrates the feast of Blessed Miguel Pro, and Kelsey Wicks tells us how Christians are doing in Afghanistan.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 23, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Doug Keck previews a new movie on Our Lady of Kibeho and Emily Woodham shares her journey to the Catholic Church.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 22, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Monica Cardenas tells us what happened at the Christmas parade in Wisconsin last night. Also, Monica Miller invites you to a pro-life rally and Emily Mentock of FemCatholic discusses Catholic Feminism.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 22, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Is Kyle Rittenhouse a hero? Al discusses. Also, Matthew Levering looks at Aquinas as a Biblical theologian.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 18, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We examine the pursuit of truth and America's new religions, and Matthew Bunson reports on the USCCB Fall Assembly.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 18, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al sits down with Dr. Ray Guarendi to discuss overcoming depression.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 17, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al discusses how Social Justice is a "weaselly word" and we open up the book of Revelation with Peter Herbeck.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 17, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

James Ward talks overcoming the "victim mentality" and we join Carl Trueman with a look at the sexual revolution.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 16, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Matthew Bunson updates us on the Fall Assembly and Mark Regnerus looks at homosexuality in the priesthood.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 16, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

OSV Challenge winner Kelly Breaux shares how she brings hope to people suffering from the loss of a child and Vejas Liulevicius examines the legacy of Chairman Mao.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 15, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Andrea Picciotti-Bayer discusses a Supreme court death penalty case and Kevin Vost celebrates the Feast of Albert the Great.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 15, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Matthew Bunson reports on the USCCB Fall Assembly and John U Bacon shares how he turned America's worst high school hockey team into winners.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 12, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al discusses "news as entertainment" and then talks with Brendan Hodge about a new study on America's changing religious landscape.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 12, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look at the state of the Defund the Police movement with Pete Kirsanow and Lou Markos explains the importance of Myth.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 11, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Tom Nash talks excommunication, Fr Emil Kapaun and more.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 11, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Tom Nash looks at the saints with Michael O'Neill and honors our veterans with Msgr. Stuart Swetland.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 10, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What are the blind spots of Secularism? Al explains. Then Edward Pentin previews possible candidates for the Next Pope.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 10, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al asks whether Religion causes most wars and Lydia McGrew unpacks "hidden coincidences" in the Scriptures.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 9, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al discusses abortion and the "Elephant in the White House," and Stacy Trasancos gives us a scientist's perspective on Eucharistic miracles.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 9, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Bill Donohue unpacks myths about clerical sex abuse and Steven Greydanus explains Marvel's "Eternal" problem.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 8, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Was the Enlightenment all bad? We talk with Joseph Stuart.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 8, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Philip Yancey addresses the Problem of Pain.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 5, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al opens the 14th Chapter of John and Marilyn McEntyre cares for words in a culture of lies.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 5, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr Eduardo Echeverria discusses Aquinas and the Development of Doctrine.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 4, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Why are so many people crying "racism" over the Virginia election? Al discusses and then talks with Dr. Andre Villenueve about the Catholic Church, Israel and The Land.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 4, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Rocky Sickmann tells us what it was like to be captive in the Iran hostage crisis and William Doino celebrates the Feast of St Charles Borromeo.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 3, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al breaks down last night's election in Virginia. Also, JD Flynn looks at a USCCB draft on the Eucharist and Joanna Bogle tells the story of Guy Fawkes.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 3, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We continue our look at the election with Paul Kengor, and Adam Blai explains the making of a miracle.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 2, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al discusses suffering and death, and living Memento Mori, with Emily DeArdo. Also, Steven Aden weighs in on Abortion at the Supreme Court.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 2, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Fr. Chris Alar gives us a Catholic view of suicide, Thomas Jacobi looks at how saints die, and Al explains why the real abortion fight is only just getting started.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 1, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Happy all saints day! We celebrate St Augustine and other saints with Matthew Bunson and James K A Smith.

Kresta in the Afternoon – November 1, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We celebrate Aquinas and other saints with John O'Callaghan and Matthew Bunson.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 29, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Is it time to leave public schools behind? We'll talk with Mary Rice Hasson. Also, Monica Miller and Al discuss Pope Francis' meeting with President Biden.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 29, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Many colonial thinkers were skeptical of Catholics' ability to stay loyal to both country and Church. How did they overcome this bias? We talk with Michael Breidenbach.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 28, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Joby Warrick discusses what ISIS is doing now and Al examines the world before the Fall.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 28, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Danilo Zak joins us with a look at the border crisis and Bill Cook tells the story of Constantine.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 27, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Chris Caldwell looks at how America has changed since the 60s.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 27, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

John Bergsma discusses the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Jewish roots of Christianity.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 26, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What does a Catholic vision of animal welfare look like? Charles Camosy joins us.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 26, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Chris Rollston tells the story of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Holly Ordway looks at Tolkien's modern influences.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 25, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Jim Cavnar updates us on the dangers in Haiti and Fr. Brent Bowen discusses the meaning of Lay Vocation.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 25, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Doug Keck shares the latest from EWTN and Russell Shaw connects the Gospels to illustrate the life of Jesus.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 12, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What does it mean to say we are Not Ashamed of the Gospel? Al discusses and Dr. Wes Ely shares how he found hope and healing as an ICU doctor.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 12, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

How can you help someone grieving after a miscarriage? We talk with Michaelene Fredenburg and William Doino celebrates the feast of John XXIII.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 11, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest host Tom Nash talks about Fr Patrick Peyton and what it takes to enter the Kingdom of Heaven.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 11, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest host Tom Nash and Fr. John Cush discuss the theology of St. Irenaeus, while Steve Ray tells of the life of "St" Abraham.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 8, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

How should Catholics respond to scandal? Al shares his thoughts and discusses the "useful idiots" who idolize Che Guevara with Humberto Fontova.

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

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We celebrate the feast of John Henry Newman with Fr. Juan Velez.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 7, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al has the latest on the French abuse report and Dr. Thomas Madden explains the legacy of the Battle of Lepanto.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 7, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Matthew Bunson recaps the latest on the German synod and other Church news and Dan Burke takes us into the contemplative Rosary.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 6, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We discuss the history of God's Mercy with Fr. Daniel Moloney and the art of Conversion with Fr. Donald Haggerty.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 6, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr. Greg Popcak discusses faith and depression, and Fr. John Bartunek presents a 60-day plan for discipleship.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 5, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

JD Flynn has the details on a Church sex abuse report in France, the Napa Institute's Tim Busch invites you to join in on one million Rosaries, and Al looks at "the Gospel of Steve Jobs."

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 5, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dan Johnson tells the story of Venerable Jerome Lejeune and Mary Healy shares what happened at the International Eucharistic Congress.

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

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We celebrate the Feast of St Francis and Edward Clancy weighs in on a new survey of global religious persecution.

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

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr. Robert Whaples explains cryptocurrencies and Dr. Robert Fastiggi looks at St Paul and the Natural Law.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 1, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What is the role of government? What is the relationship between peace and power? We talk with Dr. Andrew Jones.

Kresta in the Afternoon – October 1, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We reflect on the words and prayers of the Mass with David Seitz.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 30, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Matthew Bunson joins us for church news and to celebrate the life of Fr Emil Kapaun, and Al discusses the guardian angels and President Biden's false claim that he was never advised to leave troops in Afghanistan.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 30, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

James Carafano weighs in on the Biden Afghanistan news and Dr. Tom Scheck celebrates the Feast of St Jerome.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 29, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al reports on a new story of a credibly accused priest and Marianne Jennings looks at the business ethics of the Elizabeth Holmes trial.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 29, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Chadd Garcia of Ave Maria Mutual Funds discusses inflation and Lynda Rozell shares why she became a "hermit on wheels."

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 28, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Monica Miller invites you to a pro-life rally and Steven Greydanus reviews Christian films in the new film The Green Knight.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 28, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We talk with Fr. Dwight Longenecker about defeating the "Modern Day Hydra."

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 27, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Claire Culwell surived an abortion that killed her twin. She joins us. Also, Fr Joe Krupp discusses what it means to have a "reverent" Mass.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 27, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Deacon Steve Hilker discusses how deacons can be apostles for the New Evangelization.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 24, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Marsha Williamson searches for Dante's Divine Comedy in the novels of CS Lewis.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 24, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Joseph Pearce unpacks the Christian imagery of Narnia.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 23, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Ulf Ekman, formerly Sweden's leading Protestant pastor, shares his journey to the Church.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 23, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look at the history of Church and medicine with Mike Aquilina and Monica Miller reacts to Pope Francis' recent comments on abortion.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 22, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What advice can Al give on vaccines and masks? Also, Peter Flies shares why getting a DUI was the best day of his life.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 22, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Doug Keck shares spiritual advice from Mother Angelica, JD Flynn looks in on vaccine rules at the Vatican and Canada, and Al discusses Pope Francis' comments on abortion and the Eucharist.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 21, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We discuss social media, using words wisely, Afghanistan, and companies that are coming out against Texas' pro-life law.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 21, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We dive into the Gospel of Matthew with Steve Ray.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 20, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Matthew Bunson talks with Kelsey Wicks about a Christian man stranded in Kabul and Michael O'Neill tells the story of St Januarius.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 20, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Matthew Bunson and Teresa Tomeo look at TIME's 100 Most Influential people and Patrick Laurence discusses St Juniperro Serra.

Kresta in the Afternoon – September 17, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We put atheism on trial with Louis Markos.

Kresta in the Afternoon - May 18, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What is it mean to be in the midst of suffering? We'll talk with Pat Schwenk who is battling cancer.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 16, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al takes a look at Critical Race Theory and Dr Ray Guarendi has advice for life from Jesus.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 16, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look at the Biblical roots of the Church with Tom Nash.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 15, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr. Steven Smith explains the Biblical theology of the Temple and how God has made a covenant with His people.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 15, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What did Pope Francis say about pro-abortion politicians? Matthew Bunson joins us and Henry Olsen looks at the future of Conservative politics.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 14, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Fr. Tom Colucci tells us how serving as a firefighter on 9/11 helped him find his priestly vocation and Petr Jasek shares his experience being locked in a jail cell with ISIS fighters.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 14, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Jason Shanks shows how Catholics are developing innovative ideas for building the Church and George Weigel discusses the writings of Fr Paul Mankowski.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 13, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Jim DeFede tells the incredible story of how the people of Gander, Newfoundland opened their doors on 9/11 for stranded travelers who had "Come from away."

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 13, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We speak with a firefighter and a priest who both served in New York on 9/11 and hear from former Vatican Ambassador Jim Nicholson about how John Paul II reacted to the news.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 10, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by looking back at programming from that week.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 10, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by looking back at programming from that week.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 9, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Steve Weidenkopf details times the Church has risen out of great turmoil - and been stronger for it.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 9, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look at how President Biden has become progressively more pro-abortion and hear the story of an Italian policeman who may become a saint.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 8, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We celebrate the Nativity of our Blessed Mother with Fr David Meconi and Fr Donald Calloway.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 7, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look at Christ's plan for priests with Fr Mitch Pacwa

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 7, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What can't atheism deliver? Christian Smith joins us.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 6, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al shares his thoughts on Rerum Novarum and the Communist Manifesto. Plus Brett Beasley explains what super-automation does for the job market.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 6, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

John Abbate shares his testimony as a Catholic businessman and Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle explains how we can reclaim Sundays.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 3, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr Bryan Thatcher shares how be brings the gift of the Divine Mercy to the living and the dead.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 3, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We discuss the writings of JPII with Eduardo Echeveria

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 2, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest host Gary Michuta talks to Bryan Mercier about exposing false gods and John Martignoni tells us what "blue collar apologetics" is.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 2, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest host Gary Michuta discusses the cosmological arguments for God with Pat Lynn and Kenny Burchard shares his conversion story.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 1, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Graeme Wood looks at the conflict in Afghanistan and Michael New has the latest on the new heartbeat bill in Texas.

Kresta in the Afternoon - September 1, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al takes a look at what went wrong in Afghanistan and Fr. Andy Young shares his experiences as a military chaplain.

Kresta in the Afternoon - August 31, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Is an atheist leading the chaplains at Harvard University? Also, Monica Miller on the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children and Teresa Tomeo on the dangers of confirmation bias.

Kresta in the Afternoon - August 31, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We talk the latest from Afghanistan with Emily Belz and Raymond Ibrahim.

Kresta in the Afternoon - August 30, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We talk with Tom Holland about how the birth of Christianity remade the world.

Kresta in the Afternoon - August 30, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

David Pinault explains "the Crucifix on Mecca's front porch."

Kresta in the Afternoon - August 27, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We continue our 25th anniversary retrospective with Mike Hopkins, who discusses living as a Catholic in outer space, and look back on a 2015 discussion with Cardinal Burke.

Kresta in the Afternoon - August 26, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look back on a conversations with Ed Larson about science and religion in the classroom and Fr. Albert Haase, who explains proper discernment.

Kresta in the Afternoon - August 26, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look back on a conversation with Os Guinness about his book Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion.

Kresta in the Afternoon - July 8, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al takes a look at Critical Race Theory and Dr Ray Guarendi has advice for life from Jesus.

Kresta in the Afternoon - July 8, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Doug Keck joins us with a look at the Bishops and Biden, Tom Nash takes Jesus to the streets and Al explains the fundamental difference between Catholics and Protestants.

Kresta in the Afternoon - July 7, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Matthew Bunson discusses Pope Francis' recovery and the Tradional Latin Mass with Edward Pentin and Reggie Littlejohn looks at the legacy of 100 years of the CCP.

Kresta in the Afternoon - July 7, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest Host Matthew Bunson and Ed Condon discuss the upcoming Vatican financial trials.

Kresta in the Afternoon - July 6, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

What does Total Conversion look like? Fr. Robert Spitzer joins us.

Kresta in the Afternoon - July 11, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

In John 17 Jesus prays to the Father. Peter Herbeck discusses.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 05, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

God Bless America! Tim Shah looks at the history of religious liberty.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 05, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Robert Reilly examines the foundations of America.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 02, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Would you move cross-country to join a Catholic community? We take your calls.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 02, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Would you move cross-country to join a Catholic community? We take your calls on this and more.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 01, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Why was Bill Cosby freed? Al looks at the case, and Dan Lipinski weighs in on politicians and the Eucharist.

Kresta in the Afternoon – July 01, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We discuss church news, the Feast of Junipero Serra, and the story of the world's most premature baby to survive.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 30, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Joe Heschmeyer explains the meaning and importance of the papacy.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 30, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Rod Bennett debunks the biggest lie about the early church.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 29, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

On this feast of Sts Peter and Paul we explore Pauline theology with Brant Pitre.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 29, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We continue our look at the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul. Thomas Craughwell tells the story of the search for St Peter's Bones.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 28, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al continues his look at Reconciliation and the Eucharist and Pastor James Ward overcomes the "Victim Mentality."

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 28, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We put atheism on trial with Louis Markos.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 25, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Bishop Andrew Cozzens introduces the Eucharistic Revival project and then we open up the phone lines to take your calls on the Eucharist and Reconciliation.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 25, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We continue to take your calls on the Eucharist and Reconciliation.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 23, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Gerry Wegemer examines the life and writings of Thomas More.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 23, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Did the Church really silence Galileo? We talk with Dom Paschal Scotti.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 22, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Al continues our look at the USCCB meeting and Ed Whelan explains the impact of the Fulton court decision.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 22, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr Steve Doran explains a new debate on the definition of brain death.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 21, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We discuss mainstream press reactions to the USCCB with Terry Mattingly.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 21, 2021 – Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Monica Miller shares her latest Red Rose Rescue experience and Fr Charles Fox has thoughts on dialogue with the bishops.

Kresta in the Afternoon – June 18, 2021 – Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

The bishops voted in favor of allowing the USCCB Committee on Doctrine to draft a document on the Eucharist. Guest host Matthew Bunson has analysis with Montse Alvarado and Matt Hadro.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 18, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest host Dr. Matthew Bunson discusses Christian persecution in Nigeria and Ethiopia's Tigray region with Ed Clancy. Then Steve Ray joins him to talk about fathers in the Gospels.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 17, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Guest host Dr. Greg Popcak shares some of his thoughts. Then Joe Heschmeyer discusses his new book A Man Named Joseph: Guardian for Our Times. Then, Montse Alvarado joins us to discuss the religious freedom victory at the Supreme Court with Fulton v City of Philadelphia.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 17, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr. Matthew Bunson and guest host Dr. Greg Popcak discuss day two of the USCCB June meeting. Plus, Mike Aquilina discuss his new book Friendship and the Fathers: How the Early Church Evangelized.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 16, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Michael McCaffrey joins guest host Jerry Usher to discuss the politicization of sports and Michael New discusses the recent findings on American attitudes towards abortion in a new Gallup poll.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 16, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr. Matthew Bunson from EWTN News joins guest host Jerry Usher to discuss day one of the USCCB June meeting. Plus, Cy Kellett discusses his new book, "{A Teacher of Strange Things."

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 15, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr. Vincent Phillip Muñoz joins Al to discuss America's Founding Fathers and the relationship between church and state. Plus, Susan Hanssen on St. John Henry Newman.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 15, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Deacon Steven Graydanus and Al discuss father figures in film and Dr. Timothy O'Donnell explains the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 14, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

G.K. Chesterton is one of the most quotable men in history. Dale Ahlquist and Al discuss some of his quotes. Then, Dr. Paul Kengor explains the significance of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 14, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Dr. Ralph Martin joins Al to discuss A Church In Crisis: Pathways Forward.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 11, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

William Doino discusses the life of Piux XII biographer Sr. Margherita Marchione and Al celebrates the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 11, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We take your calls on the best books for summer!

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 10, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

We look at the failed resignation of Cardinal Marx and other church stories with Matthew Bunson.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 10, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Aaron Ross explains what we know about the Indigenous graves discovered in Canada and Ed Sri takes a Biblical walk through the Mass.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 9, 2021 - Hour 1

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Do smartphones make us dumb? How can we interact with a hostile culture? We talk with Tim Muehlhoff.

Kresta in the Afternoon - June 9, 2021 - Hour 2

por Nick Thomm - Producer

Did you know the father of a woman killed in the Oklahoma City bombings met with the father of Timothy McVeigh? Jeanne Bishop has the story.