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Kaine's abortion stance an affront to reason, archbishop says

Oct 19, 2016 - 04:54 pm .- Vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine’s stand in favor of legal abortion shuns consistency in reason and faith and ignores the pain abortion causes, Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas has said.

A tale of two Catholic candidates – looking at the 2016 vice president picks

Oct 4, 2016 - 12:26 am .- Although both major 2016 vice presidential nominees were raised Catholic and still profess to be Christians, their public policy records have drawn concern from some members of the faithful, each for different reasons.

A Phoenix bishop's plea to voters and politicians: no votes for abortion

Sep 20, 2016 - 06:50 am .- Catholics should be consistent in public life and need to make protecting innocent life a serious political priority, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix has said in the latest edition of his booklet on the duties of Catholic voters and politicians.

How Catholics remembered Justice Scalia at his funeral Mass

Feb 22, 2016 - 10:19 am .- At a funeral Mass on Saturday, Catholics recalled the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as a man of deep faith that informed his public service.

Mario Cuomo, 1932-2015: His Controversial Legacy

Jan 6, 2015 - 05:15 pm .- Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York who sought to justify Catholic lawmakers’ tolerance of abortion rights, died on Jan. 1; he was 82.

New US Congress reflects the Catholic swing vote

Jan 6, 2015 - 09:34 am .- The overwhelming majority of federal lawmakers in the U.S. are Christian, according to a new report, which also found that Catholics in the legislative branch are split between parties, reflecting a split in the U.S. population.

Catholics remember sorrow of JFK assassination

Nov 22, 2013 - 10:12 am .- The 50th anniversary of U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination has prompted many Catholics to remember the first Catholic president’s impact on American life and the deep grief and shock his death caused.

Catholic groups slam Pelosi's claim that abortion is 'sacred ground'

Jun 14, 2013 - 01:16 pm .- Prominent Catholics and members of the pro-life movement denounced statements by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi that as a Catholic, she views the protection of late-term abortion as “sacred ground.”

Pope says Christians politicians must be prophetic voices for dignity

Sep 24, 2012 - 02:07 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI is encouraging Christian politicians to be prophetic voices in promoting the dignity of every human being. 

Former spy's Congress bid fueled by her Catholic faith

Jun 14, 2012 - 04:09 am .- Leah Campos Schandlbauer, a Catholic mother of four, hopes to represent Arizona in the U.S. Congress, after serving the country for over 10 years as an international agent in the CIA.

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