Angelus News expands partnership with John L. Allen Jr. and his Crux Catholic Media company

The multimedia platform of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles will now offer more original reporting on the global Church

Angelus News, the multimedia platform of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, has entered into an editorial partnership with renowned Vatican analyst John L. Allen Jr. and his Crux Catholic Media company, to provide exclusive news and analysis for its weekly magazine, Angelus, and its website, “Our expanded relationship with Crux allows us to build upon a solid … [Read more...]

Facebook blocks funding for pro-life movie

Makers describe film as “the real untold story of how people lied; how the media lied; and how the courts were manipulated to pass a law that has since killed over 60 million Americans"

A crowdfunding site for a theatrical drama in production that promises to tell the “true story” of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that established a “right” to abortion has been blocked by Facebook. The movie’s producer, Nick Loeb, told WND the content of the pro-life movie, which exposes Planned Parenthood’s roots in the eugenics movement, clearly is the reason for … [Read more...]

AP new style: don’t write “both, either or opposite sexes or genders”

News wire advises against implying that there are two sexes or genders

In a Friday email to subscribers listing updated entries for its style manual, the Associated Press is urging journalists to avoid making references in news stories that suggest there are only two sexes in the human race. “Not all people fall under one of two categories for sex or gender, according to leading medical organizations, so avoid references to both, either or … [Read more...]

What’s it like to be Christian in Hollywood?

Believers shouldn't be afraid of being outsiders

The following comes from an October 9 Angelus article by Mary Rezac: What’s it specifically like to be a Christian in the film industry? To find out, we reached out to John Paul the Great Catholic University in Escondido, California. Also known as JP Catholic, the school has a unique mission to form the next generation of Catholic filmmakers in both their faith and their … [Read more...]

Oprah invited to the Vatican

Pope Francis is inviting Hollywood heavy-hitters for a special meeting on improving the church's portrayal in Western entertainment

The following comes from an August 5 Hollywood Reporter article by Matthew Belloni and Chris Gardner: The pontiff has shortlisted Hollywood heavy-hitters for a special meeting at the Vatican this fall. The topic? Improving the church's portrayal in Western entertainment. Ari Emanuel might soon get a chance to hug it out with the pope. Sources say the William Morris … [Read more...]

Ideas for reporters struggling to cover Planned Parenthood

Solutions to the media blackout on the selling of baby body parts

The following comes from a July 20 Federalist article by Mollie Ziegler Hemingway: Many years ago I interviewed for a reporting job covering government waste, fraud and mismanagement. The interview went well and my future employers mentioned that they’d had trouble keeping the position filled as many reporters had trouble coming up with story ideas. They wondered if that … [Read more...]

Would Obama Force Jesus to Hand Out Birth Control Pills?

The New York Times ad The following excerpt came from the Forbes magazine blog on March 11. The Freedom From Religion Foundation ran an advertisement in the New York Times Friday challenging liberal and nominal Catholics to leave the Church “En Mass”. The NYT forced FFRF to tone its ad down a bit: The Times required FFRF to alter its punchy headline, ‘It’s Time to Quit … [Read more...]