Ashley McGuire is a Senior Fellow with The Catholic Association. Ashley writes and speaks widely about religious freedom, Catholicism, and women. She has appeared on CNN and its international affiliate, CBS, FOX, PBS, Al Jazeera America, EWTN, and the BBC, and her writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, USA TODAY, TIME magazine, First Things, RealClearPolitics, The Weekly Standard, The Federalist, the New York Post, and The Huffington Post, among others.
In March of 2013, Ashley traveled to Rome to cover the papal conclave and appeared on CNN’s Anderson Cooper and gave live commentary for outlets such as FOX News, CNN, and the BBC. In April of 2014, she traveled to Geneva to testify at the United Nations in defense of the Holy See. She has spoken about the pro-life movement, religious liberty, and feminism in academic settings such as New York University and Yale Law School as well as in rallies around the country.
She is a founding editor of altFem, a web magazine devoted to the exploration of faith and gender, a 2011 recipient of the Phillips Foundation Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship, an editor of the Institute for Family Studies blog, a policy fellow with the American Conservative Union Foundation, and the first ever Richard John Neuhaus Fellow at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. Ashley is a recipient of the Susan B. Anthony List’s Young Pro-Life Leader award.
She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and two children.
Ashley discusses Religious Freedom on CBS.
Ashley discusses the 2013 papal conclave on FOX.
Ashley on the HHS mandate for the Weekly Standard.
Ashley on the March for Life for USA TODAY.
Maureen Malloy Ferguson is the Senior Policy Advisor for The Catholic Association. She is a frequent speaker and commentator on Catholic issues in the public square, particularly on the pro-life movement, religious freedom, and the family.
Maureen has been interviewed by NBC, CNN, FOX, EWTN, PBS, Politico, The Washington Post, Reuters, Bloomberg, Mother Jones, U.S. News and World Report and numerous radio outlets across the country. Her writings have been published in Roll Call, The Hill, RealClearReligion, FoxNews.com, National Review Online and many other publications.
Maureen has been invited to provide briefings to Congressional staff and has participated in news conferences on Capitol Hill. She also traveled to Rome to cover the installation of Pope Francis in 2013.
She serves on the board of Oakcrest School in McLean, Virginia and is on the Candidate Selection Committee for the Susan B. Anthony List. Previously, Maureen was the Congressional Liaison and spokeswoman for the National Right to Life Committee.
Maureen is married to former Congressman Mike Ferguson and they have five children.
Maureen interviewed by NBC at Pope Francis’ installation Mass.
Maureen on Fox and Friends discussing religious liberty.
Maureen on CNN regarding the Hobby Lobby case at the Supreme Court.
Maureen’s piece in Roll Call on Twenty Week Abortion Ban.
Maureen’s piece on Foxnews.com on the anniversary of Pope Francis’ election.
Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie is a Policy Advisor for The Catholic Association. She writes and speaks in both Spanish and English about Catholicism, religious freedom, and the intersection of faith and science. As a Hispanic, she brings a special focus on social issues that affect the growing Latino population, such as the state of the family and the real needs of the poor and marginalized. As a physician, she is able to address complex subjects relating to government health policy and its true impact on the people it purports to help.
Her writing has appeared in USA TODAY, CNN.com, National Review, FoxNews.com, US News and World Report, and The New York Times, among others. She has appeared on CNN, Telemundo, Fox News, C-SPAN,and EWTN.
In 2014 she traveled to Rome to cover the Synod on the Family, commenting on its progress for many publications and shows. She was a featured speaker at the National March for Life in D.C., in January 2015, where she spoke about prenatal diagnosis.
Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie grew up in Guadalajara, Mexico, coming to the United States at the age of eleven. She is a graduate of Columbia University and the University of Miami School of Medicine.
She practices Radiology in the Miami area, where she lives with her husband and five children.
Grazie on the 2014 March for Life in USA TODAY.
Grazie on abortion for CNN.com.
Grazie on anti-Catholic sentiment in US News and World Report.
Grazie on the meaning of religious liberty to Hispanics on CNN Español.
Grazie’s speech at the 2015 March for Life on CSPAN.