2024 Election

The 2024 United States presidential election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024. Voters will elect a president and vice president for a four-year term. This is the latest coverage from Catholic News Agency and EWTN News.

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“Beyond Dobbs” panelists at the 2024 National Conservatism Conference on July 10, 2024, in Washington, D.C., included, left to right: Emma Waters, senior research associate at The Heritage Foundation; Mary Margaret Olohan, author and journalist at The Daily Signal; Tom McClusky, conservative policy strategist; Chad Pecknold, professor of systematic theology at The Catholic University of America; and Katy Talento, CEO of AllBetter Health.

‘Worst platform I’ve ever seen’: Conservatives slam Republicans for softening pro-life stance

Jul 11, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The National Conservatism Conference’s panel “Beyond Dobbs” focused on the political landscape in the post-Roe v. Wade era. Read more

Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, praised the platform, saying it demonstrates that the Republican Party “remains strongly pro-life at the national level.”

Republicans remove ‘right to life’ plank from party platform

Jul 8, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The platform is an aspirational document that is drafted and approved by party delegates during election years. It is meant... Read more

"Abortion isn't wrong because the Catholic Church says it's wrong,” Bishop Donald Hying of Madison, Wisconsin, pointed out. “The Catholic Church says it's wrong because it's inherently wrong.”

Wisconsin Catholics, bishop voice support for life as swing state wrestles with abortion

Jul 6, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

As the 2024 U.S. presidential election heats up, a Wisconsin bishop is calling on President Joe Biden to consider “the... Read more

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Nevada tees up abortion vote as pro-lifers continue to fight 2024 ballot measures

Jul 2, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Including Nevada, six states are set to vote on pro-abortion amendments in November, and seven are considering adding measures to... Read more

President Joe Biden, right, listens as Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks during a presidential debate hosted by CNN, Thursday, June 27, 2024, in Atlanta.

At first presidential debate, Biden and Trump spar on abortion, immigration

Jun 28, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The two candidates, who have yet to be nominated by their respective parties, took to the stage in Atlanta to... Read more

Former U.S. President Donald Trump walks on stage to deliver the keynote address at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority Policy Conference at the Washington Hilton on June 22, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

Trump pledges, if elected, to get jailed pro-life activists ‘back to their families’

Jun 25, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Former President Donald Trump expressed his support for the pro-life activists who have been aggressively prosecuted and jailed under the... Read more

Archbishop Borys Gudziak of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia.

U.S. bishops issue plea for nonviolence ahead of elections

Jun 20, 2024

By Gigi Duncan

Archbishop Borys Gudziak called on Christians to address others “with the God-given human dignity” of each person when engaging in... Read more

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Pew study shows Biden and Trump supporters deeply divided on life and family issues

Jun 10, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

A new study found that voters remain highly divided on hot-button issues such as abortion, gender, the role of the... Read more

Scene of the walled city of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. The oldest governor's mansion under the American flag, La Fortaleza, is top right.

Puerto Rico bishops’ conference issues 2024 election reflection

Jun 2, 2024

By Andrés Henríquez

The bishops of Puerto Rico have published a pastoral message ahead of this year’s Nov. 5 elections in the U.S. Read more

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Is it a sin for Catholics to not vote in elections?

May 30, 2024

By Diego López Colín

The year 2024 is considered the biggest election year in history. This historical moment raises the question for Catholics: Is... Read more

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks about Florida’s new six-week abortion ban during an event at the Prime Osborn Convention Center on May 1, 2024, in Jacksonville, Florida.

Biden-Harris go all in for ‘reproductive freedom’ 

May 9, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Here’s what is going on with abortion throughout the country.  Read more

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Trump polls ahead of Biden among Catholic voters with shift in Hispanic vote

May 2, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Overall, Pew has Trump leading by only 1% among the general voter population. His support among Catholics, however, shows signs... Read more

President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Correspondents dinner at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., on April 27, 2024.

Spanish bishop to Biden: Invoking Jesus Christ in support of abortion is a sacrilege

U.S. president Joe Biden has come under fire for making the sign of the cross during a rally criticizing measures... Read more

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. opened up to veteran EWTN News anchorman Raymond Arroyo about his family’s strong faith growing up, how his faith helped him overcome drug addiction and how it impacts him in his day-to-day life in the travails of U.S. presidential politics.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. talks Catholic faith, abortion, Title IX in exclusive EWTN interview

Apr 26, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. discussed the importance of his Catholic faith and more during an exclusive interview... Read more

President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign stop at Hillsborough Community College’s Dale Mabry campus on April 23, 2024, in Tampa, Florida.

Biden targets Trump in Florida speech on abortion

Apr 23, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

President Joe Biden on Tuesday called for a national right to abortion during a campaign speech in Tampa, Florida.  Read more

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. urges ‘massive subsidized day care’ plan to reduce abortion

Apr 23, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The campaign promises that a Kennedy presidency would “safeguard women’s reproductive rights.” Read more

President Joe Biden leaves after attending Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 27, 2023.

Pew Research: Biden in trouble with Catholic voters

Apr 22, 2024

By Ken Oliver-Méndez

President Joe Biden, a Catholic, is battling a high unfavorability rating among his fellow Catholics, according to survey data released... Read more

Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America President Marjorie Dannenfelser told EWTN News the pro-life movement is grounded in the dignity of the individual "and has never stopped at a state line."

Pro-life leader: State-by-state approach to abortion will lead movement to ‘ash heap of history’

Apr 13, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Marjorie Dannenfelser, CEO of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, rejects leaving the abortion “battleground” only to the states. Read more

The Maine State House in Augusta.

Abortion amendment disqualified from Maine 2024 election ballot

Apr 11, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Though the amendment proposal received a majority of votes this week, it failed to reach the required two-thirds supermajority in... Read more

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he arrives at the Atlanta airport on April 10, 2024, in Atlanta.

Trump says he will not sign a national abortion ban if reelected

Apr 10, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Trump was at an event in Atlanta on Wednesday when a reporter asked him: “Would you sign a national abortion... Read more