Pro-Life activist Abby Johnson debuts new podcast focusing on cultural, controversial issues

AUSTIN, Texas — On the heels of her nationally televised speech at the Republican National Convention Aug. 25, Abby Johnson’s new podcast, “Politely Rude,” dropped its first episode Aug. 26. The podcast is a weekly show focusing on parenting, culture and politics. Continue reading Pro-Life activist Abby Johnson debuts new podcast focusing on cultural, controversial issues

Pure Flix docuseries chronicles five former abortion workers’ journeys

AUSTIN, Texas — A brand new series on Pure Flix that features Abby Johnson and four other former abortion workers she helped to get out of the abortion industry, each one having a unique and eye-opening story into their part of the industry, is now available. “Beautiful Lives” is a five-part series that aims to challenge and inspire audiences to think deeper about the sanctity … Continue reading Pure Flix docuseries chronicles five former abortion workers’ journeys

FSL building affordable housing in historic Phoenix neighborhood

PHOENIX — Construction is moving along on 78 new apartment homes for seniors on the former campus of Catholic Charities Community Services of Arizona. The Foundation for Senior Living is building Acacia Heights, an affordable senior living community, which is located in the heart of Historic Pierson Place. The apartment homes will serve seniors 62 years old and older between 40-60 percent of Area Median … Continue reading FSL building affordable housing in historic Phoenix neighborhood

Bishop Wall to lead prayer vigil for Navajo man scheduled for federal execution

TERRE HAUTE, Indiana (CNA) — Catholics are speaking out on behalf of a Native American man on federal death row, who is set to be executed this month. The man’s tribe, the Navajo Nation, objects to the death sentence and has asked President Donald Trump to commute the sentence to life in prison. Continue reading Bishop Wall to lead prayer vigil for Navajo man scheduled for federal execution

Flannery O’Connor should be recognized for growing on views of race, say scholars after Loyola decision

DENVER (CNA) — Professor Angela Alaimo O’Donnell has studied Flannery O’Connor, an American Catholic author from the South, rather extensively. She wrote a book on O’Connor’s treatment of racial issues specifically, entitled “Radical Ambivalence: Race in Flannery O’Connor.” Continue reading Flannery O’Connor should be recognized for growing on views of race, say scholars after Loyola decision