Allyson Escobar, a graduate of Loyola Marymount University and a student at the CUNY School of Journalism, is an intern at America.
Politics & Society News
Allyson EscobarOctober 27, 2020
Why are there so many Catholics on the nation’s highest court?
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi in ‘Never Have I Ever’ (Netflix)
Arts & Culture Television
Allyson EscobarMay 15, 2020
‘Never Have I Ever’ is a refreshing take on growing up in an immigrant family, where cultural and religious traditions are part of everyday life.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Allyson EscobarAugust 15, 2018
With her appeal to emotion, Gadsby reminds audiences to see the vulnerable, resilient human being behind the humiliated stand-up comic.
Arts & Culture Television
Allyson EscobarJuly 23, 2018
Forgiveness is an underlying theme in the second and latest season of the controversial Netflix teen drama series, “13 Reasons Why.”
Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash
Faith Faith in Focus
Allyson EscobarJuly 18, 2018
Said with purpose and conviction, the Memorare can remind 20-somethings that we are not alone in our restlessness.
Faith Dispatches
Allyson EscobarJuly 13, 2018
Though most Catholics say they use artificial contraception, the church is finding a receptive audience for Natural Family Planning programs.
Politics & Society Explainer
Allyson EscobarJuly 05, 2018
With a new solid conservative majority in SCOTUS, could there be new restrictions on abortion?
Local elected and religious leaders link arms in prayer, led by Father Eric Cruz, regional director of Catholic Charities Bronx, on the steps of the Bronx County Building in New York on June 22. (Photo: Allyson Escobar)
Politics & Society News
Allyson EscobarJune 26, 2018
Together they prayed for God to change anti-human rights policies, and the hearts of those who enforce them.
Faith Explainer
Allyson EscobarJune 14, 2018
It is rare for penalties to be discussed in relation to a subject other than abortion.