Kresta in the Afternoon – September 16, 2020 – Hour 1

+  Kresta Comments: A Well-Formed Conscience (Faithful Citizenship Series)

  • Description: How Does the Church Help the Catholic Faithful to Speak About Political and Social Questions? What does it mean to have a well-formed conscience? What does it mean for abortion to have "preeminent priority?" Al examines these points as part of our ongoing Faithful Citizenship series.
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+  St. Pio Relics Headed to Ann Arbor - Who Was St Pio?

  • Description: On September 22 Old St. Pats Church in Ann Arbor will host an official visit of 1st Class Relics of St Padre Pio, including gauze with his blood stains and a piece of his hair. We'll talk about the life of Pio and the story of these relics with Luciano Lamonarca.
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    • Luciano Lamonarca
      Luciano Lamonarca is the founder, honorary chairman, president and CEO of the Saint Pio Foundation. He's also an opera singer, crossover artist, keynote speaker and philanthropist whose international work has supported charitable cases across Europe and the US. Visit
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+  Kresta Comments: Why Do Catholics Honor Relics?

  • Description: Isn't relic veneration just a form of idolatry? And why do Catholics pay any attention to a fragment of bone from someone who died centuries ago? Al explains.
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