Kresta In The Afternoon

Well-known Catholic speaker and author Al Kresta speaks with people from all walks of life on various topics of the day, and about their walk with the Lord.
Asking the “Rite” Questions about the Motu Proprio
In hour 1 Al breaks down the Motu Proprio on the Traditional Latin Mass, talks with Dr. Carlos Eire about the protests in Cuba, and Scott Hahn previews the Defending the Faith Conference, and in hour 2 Dr Eduardo Echeverria discusses Aquinas and the Development of Doctrine.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 07/07/2021 - Are Restrictions Coming for the Traditional Latin Mass?
In hour 1 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, and in hour 2 Guest Host Matthew Bunson and Ed Condon discuss the upcoming Vatican financial trials.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 07/06/2021 - Bearing the Fruit of Conversion
In hour 1 What does Total Conversion look like? Fr. Robert Spitzer joins us, and in hour 2 We dive into John Chapter 17 with Peter Herbeck.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 07/05/2021 - Defending the Founding Fathers
In hour 1 God Bless America! Tim Shah looks at the history of religious liberty, and in hour 2 Robert Reilly examines the foundations of America.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 07/02/2021 - Direct to My Desk
In hour 1 Would you move cross-country to join a Catholic community? We take your calls, and in hour 2 we take more of your calls.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 07/01/2021 - Feast of Junipero Serra
In hour 1 Why was Bill Cosby freed? Al looks at the case, and Dan Lipinski weighs in on politicians and the Eucharist, and in hour 2 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 - 06/30/2021 - Understanding the Doctrine of the Papacy
In hour 1 Joe Heschmeyer explains the meaning and importance of the papacy, and in hour 2 Rod Bennett debunks the biggest lie about the early church.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 06/29/2021 - Rethinking Pauline Theology
In hour 1 On this feast of Sts Peter and Paul we explore Pauline theology with Brant Pitre, and in hour 2 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 - 06/28/2021 - Reconciliation, The Eucharist and the Priesthood
In hour 1 Al continues his look at Reconciliation and the Eucharist and Pastor James Ward overcomes the “Victim Mentality”, and in hour 2 We put atheism on trial with Louis Markos.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 06/25/2021 - The Eucharistic Revival Project
In hour 1 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, and in hour 2 We continue to take your calls on the Eucharist and Reconciliation.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 06/24/2021 - What Kind of Unity do We Want?
In hour 1 Al examines what kind of “unity” is at stake in the USCCB discussion and Clemente Lisi responds to a claim that Mother Teresa was a “cult leader”, and in hour 2 Matthew Bunson has the details on Pope Francis’ meeting with Bishop Batzing and other church news, and Lytia Reese explains why some Catholic schools are sticking with distance learning.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 06/23/2021 - The Thomas More You Don’t Know
In hour 1 Gerry Wegemer examines the life and writings of Thomas More, and in hour 2 Did the Church really silence Galileo? We talk with Dom Paschal Scotti.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 06/22/2021 - The Communion Debate – Back to Basics
In hour 1 Al continues our look at the USCCB meeting and Ed Whelan explains the impact of the Fulton court decision, and in hour 2 Dr Steve Doran explains a new debate on the definition of brain death.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 06/21/2021 - Mainstream Press Reactions to the USCCB
In hour 1 We discuss mainstream press reactions to the USCCB with Terry Mattingly, and in hour 2 Monica Miller shares her latest Red Rose Rescue experience and Fr Charles Fox has thoughts on dialogue with the bishops.
Kresta In The Afternoon - 06/18/2021 - Christian Persecution in Africa
In hour 1 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, and in hour 2 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.