Gloria Purvis is host of The Gloria Purvis Podcast from America Media. A radio and media personality, she has appeared in various media outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, PBS Newshour, Catholic Answers Live, and EWTN News Nightly, and hosted Morning Glory, an international radio show.
It’s legitimate to debate President Biden receiving Communion. But we should consider our own worthiness, too.
If those Catholics who insist on denying Communion to the president feel vindicated or take delight in the process, it is a clear sign that perhaps they should not receive Communion themselves.
All of us like to associate ourselves with the faith and courage of the abolitionists and civil rights activists. But white Catholics, like most white Americans, generally opposed the abolition of slavery and desegregation efforts.
In this era of viral videos and the cult of social media personalities, understanding mental health and also the effects of celebrity priesthood is a conversation we must have.
This week on the Gloria Purvis Podcast: What are seminarians learning during their formation about engaging and encountering those of different backgrounds or different experiences?
On episode one of The Gloria Purvis Podcast, Gloria reflects on the past year since the murder of George Floyd and speaks to a priest from a historically Black parish in the Twin Cities.
When people meet me, at the Capitol or in a church, they may wonder or even ask me politely, “Are you a conservative or a liberal?” I smile and say, “I’m just a Catholic.”