Kamala Harris quizzed judicial nominees over Christian adoption and faith values

WASHINGTON (CNA) — Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris questioned a judicial nominee over his affiliation with a Christian adoption agency, and another about briefs he wrote for religious liberty lawsuits against the federal contraception mandate. She also questioned another nominee because he had been endorsed by a Texas pro-life organization. Continue reading Kamala Harris quizzed judicial nominees over Christian adoption and faith values

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

Annual priests vs. seminarians basketball tourney limited, but not sidelined, by COVID-19

SCOTTSDALE — The priests of the Diocese of Phoenix who lead their parishes and those studying to join them in that vocation take a time out every year to play basketball and engage in the kind of fellowship that fosters their relationship as partners in ministry. But this year, that gathering took on different look. Continue reading Annual priests vs. seminarians basketball tourney limited, but not sidelined, by COVID-19

Biden’s pick for veep has history of anti-Catholic hostility

Former vice president Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic Party nominee for president, has selected Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), who has a history of showing hostility to the Catholic Church, to be his running mate. She had previously been one of Biden’s challengers for the presidential nomination before dropping out of the race and endorsing him. Continue reading Biden’s pick for veep has history of anti-Catholic hostility