Patheos Grows Catholic Portal With "The Anchoress" and "The Deacon's Bench"

Patheos Grows Catholic Portal With "The Anchoress" and "The Deacon's Bench"

Two of the Most Popular and Most Respected Catholic Blogs on the Web Will Anchor Patheos Catholic Portal

DENVER — February 15, 2011 —, the world's premier online destination for global dialogue on religion and spirituality, today announced the addition of two of the most popular and well-respected blogs Catholic blogs on the Web.

Elizabeth Scalia, who pens "The Anchoress," is an award-winning blogger whose writing has attracted a legion of loyal followers over the years. The blog touches on all things Catholic—from Church doctrine to holy days, and from politics to current events.

"The Deacon's Bench" is written by Deacon Greg Kandra, who serves the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. As a former writer and producer for CBS News in New York and Washington, Deacon Kandra has been honored with every major award in broadcasting, including two George Foster Peabody Awards, two Emmy Awards, and four awards from the Writers Guild of America.

About Patheos:

Founded in 2008, is the premier online destination to engage in the global dialogue about religion and spirituality and to explore the world's beliefs. Featuring many of today's best writers and bloggers on religion, faith and spirituality, Patheos is designed to serve as a resource for people looking to learn more about different belief systems, as well as to engage with others of a similar faith, and to participate in productive, honest discussions on some of today's most talked about and debated topics.

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