The only faith-based news outlet in the Alaska Press Club, the Catholic Anchor nevertheless continued its long tradition of being honored at the annual journalism conference.
Many people who seek our services, in short or long term crisis, come through our doors because they have not found connection and support in other parts of their lives. We have many services built around personal connections aimed at creating a stable base for a hopeful future.
A recent Omaha news story told about a young attorney in a tiny rural Nebraska town who is remodeling the upper floors of a building that houses his law practice. To his amazement, in the crawl space of the attic, workmen found an old, musty smelling box containing over 30 Ku Klux Klan outfits dating back to the organization’s Nebraska heyday in the 1920s.
The Catholic Anchor would like to thank the many Alaska businesses that advertise with us online and in print. We rely heavily on your financial support to maintain and improve this award-winning Alaska newspaper. There are very few faith-based media outlets in the state and the Catholic Anchor is by far the largest and most widely circulated.
For those who like to reminisce on bygone Hollywood films, let me call to mind one that still occasionally raises social controversy. The year was 1967 and the film was “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” starring Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katherine Hepburn and Katherine Houghton. The plot concerns the Draytons, a wealthy, white, Catholic, California family who pride themselves in being “sixties liberals.”