Talking about the Things That Matter Most on May 7
4:00 – Kresta Comments: A look at Beethoven on the Anniversary of the premiere of his Missa Solemnis
The Missa solemnis in D Major, was composed by Ludwig van Beethoven from 1819-1823. It was first performed in Vienna on this day in 1824, when the Kyrie, Credo, and Agnus Dei were conducted by the composer. It is generally considered to be one of the composer's supreme achievements and, together with Bach's Mass in B Minor, it is the most significant mass setting of the common practice period. We listen to and learn about Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis.
5:00 – “Babies” / “Iron Man 2” / “Crazy Heart” on DVD
Steven Greydanus is here to look at two films making their debut’s this weekend. “Babies” and “Iron Man 2.” One of them, Steven says, is an absolutely must see film of the year. Tune in to find out which one.
5:40 – Kresta Comments - 10 Dumb Things Said About Arizona's Immigration Law & 8 Smart Things About Catholic Teaching on Immigration
It will be a while before, if ever, Arizona's immigration law will be actually lived under. Lawsuits will quickly seek injunctions. Can a state take such authority in immigration policy which is normally a Federal jurisdiction? In principle, I don't see why not? The principle of subsidiarity teaches that problems should be solved at their most local level. While immigration policy is a national concern, illegal immigrants funneling themselves through Arizona is clearly a state concern. Al looks at the 10 dumbest things said about AZ’s immigration law and 8 smart things about Catholic teaching on immigration.