The Gloria Purvis Podcast is a podcast from America Media hosted by radio personality and Catholic commentator Gloria Purvis. The podcast centers the opinions, stories and experiences of individuals who have been marginalized in the Catholic Church and in society.
In honor of Women’s History Month, “The Gloria Purvis Podcast” is exploring questions about what it means to be a woman, from a Catholic perspective.
This week on “The Gloria Purvis Podcast,” Gloria discusses the racism underpinning the negative reaction to President Biden’s announcement that his Supreme Court nominee would be a Black woman.
Chris Smith, S.J.—one of a small number of Black Jesuits in formation in the U.S.—joins “The Gloria Purvis Podcast” to talk about his multi-racial family’s legacy of love, racism, reconciliation and healing.
“Our word isn’t racism. It’s relationship.” Those are the words of Lynne Jackson, the great-great-granddaughter of Dred Scott, who joined “The Gloria Purvis Podcast” to discuss the Dred Scott decision and its ripple effects today.
On “The Gloria Purvis Podcast,” Gloria speaks with Father Manuel Williams about Sister Thea Bowman and the importance of Black spirituality and liturgy in the U.S. church.
A conversation with Pope Francis’ pick to head the Diocese of Louisville on having courageous conversations about race and the Catholic Church.