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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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