Arts & Faith

Broadcaster Vin Scully wins Gabriel Personal Achievement Award

ST. LOUIS (CNS) — Broadcaster Vin Scully, who for 67 years has done play-by-play for the Dodgers in Los Angeles and before that in Brooklyn, N.Y., received the Gabriel Personal Achievement Award June 2 from the Catholic Academy of Communication Professionals. The award was presented during the Catholic Media Convention in St. Louis. Scully “epitomizes…

Fascinating format can promote understanding among religions

By Eugene J. Fisher “The Jesus Dialogues: Jesus Speaks With Religious Founders and Leaders” by Brennan R. Hill. Resource Publications (Eugene, Oregon, 2015). 216 pp., $26. The year 2015 represents the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s landmark declaration on interreligious relations, “Nostra Aetate.” This book is a most appropriate way for undergraduates and…

League president heralds advantages to self, society of being Catholic

There are few, if any, surprises when one reads a Bill Donohue book. The president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is a promoter of Christian living in general and the Catholic faith in particular; he defends both when they are attacked by government, media, organizations, academia and individuals. “The Catholic Advantage”…