Political News


Debate shines spotlight on candidates' views on abortion and more
Oct 25 2016
The final debate between the presidential nominees featured testy exchanges about abortion, immigration and gun control.

Leaked emails show 'hostility' to Catholic Church, some say
Oct 13 2016
Emails released Oct. 11 by WikiLeaks "reveal the depths of the hostility of Hillary Clinton and her campaign toward Catholics."

As outrage over lewd comments piles up, Trump struggles among Catholics
Oct 13 2016
The Trump campaign continues dealing with public backlash, including the withdrawal of endorsements.

When the choice is Clinton or Trump, what’s a Catholic to do?
Oct 06 2016
“Catholics should be guided more by our moral convictions than by our attachment to a political party or interest group,” Archbishop Lori said.

Philippine church leaders feel powerless to stop extrajudicial killings
Aug 11 2016
Priest links President Duterte to death squad allegedly responsible for killing more than 1,400.

Biden called 'counter-witness' to church teaching for presiding at same-sex wedding
Aug 05 2016
Vice President Biden as a Catholic politician has created confusion over church teaching on marriage, three U.S. bishops said.

In DNC invocation, priest asks God to keep nation ‘free of hatred, violence’
Jul 28 2016
Jesuit Father William Byron opens Democratic National Convention in his hometown July 27.

Clinton’s VP pick, a Catholic, faces criticism for his stand on abortion
Jul 27 2016
U.S. Sen. Gov. Tim Kaine, practicing Catholic from Virginia, has perfect rating from NARAL.

Sisters’ ‘lemonade ministry’ in Cleveland opens dialogue on country’s needs
Jul 20 2016
Nuns on the Bus was timed to be at the GOP Convention in Cleveland and then the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia.

Priest’s prayer reminds GOP convention of importance of all human life
Jul 19 2016
“The way I look at it is I’m here to bring the Gospel," Monsignor Harrington said.