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Mayor Thomas Koch of Quincy, Massachusetts, speaks at the city's "Night 4 Life" rally on Thursday, June 17.

Massachusetts mayor challenges local pro-abortion Catholic politicians

A Massachusetts mayor called out pro-abortion Catholic politicians last Thursday at a pro-life rally in Quincy.  Read more

Pro-abortion Catholic Democrats: Don’t deny us the Eucharist

Dozens of Catholic members of Congress issued a statement on Friday claiming that denial of Holy Communion to pro-abortion politicians... Read more

Former congressman Dan Lipinski

Pro-life former congressman: Catholics in politics need to be ‘different’

A Catholic former Democratic congressman said that President Biden’s pro-abortion policies flout what it means to live as a Catholic... Read more

Cardinal Gerhard Mueller. EWTN photo.

Cardinal Mueller: Catholic politicians must fight abortion, euthanasia

Catholic politicians have an obligation to fight against abortion and euthanasia, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, prefect emeritus of the Vatican’s Congregation... Read more

Rep. Walter Jones. Official government photo.

Catholic convert, anti-war Congressman Walter Jones dies at 76

Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), who represented North Carolina for 12 terms in the House of Representatives, passed away on Sunday... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Wasington, D.C.

New Congress is more than one-third Catholic

In total, there are now 163 Catholics sitting in either the Senate or House of Representatives, more than 30 percent... Read more

Pope Francis gives the homily at Mass for the Solemnity of All Souls in Rome's Verano cemetery, Nov. 1, 2014.

Let Church teaching pervade your work, Pope Francis tells Catholic politicians

Pope Francis received a group of Catholic lawmakers from around the world on Sunday, telling them their work must build... Read more

Senator Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice presidential candidate.

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

Vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine’s stand in favor of legal abortion shuns consistency in reason and faith and ignores... Read more

Mike Pence.

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

Although both major 2016 vice presidential nominees were raised Catholic and still profess to be Christians, their public policy records... Read more

United States Capitol.

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

Catholics should be consistent in public life and need to make protecting innocent life a serious political priority, Bishop Thomas... Read more

Pallbearers with the late SC Justice Antonin Scalia at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, February 20, 2016.

How Catholics remembered Justice Scalia at his funeral Mass

At a funeral Mass on Saturday, Catholics recalled the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as a man of deep... Read more

Former New York State Governor Mario Cuomo, Oct. 22, 2012.

Mario Cuomo, 1932-2015: His Controversial Legacy

Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York who sought to justify Catholic lawmakers’ tolerance of abortion rights, died on... Read more

U.S. Capitol.

New US Congress reflects the Catholic swing vote

The overwhelming majority of federal lawmakers in the U.S. are Christian, according to a new report, which also found that... Read more

President John F Kennedy.

Catholics remember sorrow of JFK assassination

The 50th anniversary of U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination has prompted many Catholics to remember the first Catholic president’s... Read more

Nancy Pelosi at a 2010 press conference in the Capitol.

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

Prominent Catholics and members of the pro-life movement denounced statements by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi that as a Catholic,... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI.

Pope says Christians politicians must be prophetic voices for dignity

Pope Benedict XVI is encouraging Christian politicians to be prophetic voices in promoting the dignity of every human being.   Read more

Leah Campos Schandlbauer and her family.

Former spy's Congress bid fueled by her Catholic faith

Leah Campos Schandlbauer, a Catholic mother of four, hopes to represent Arizona in the U.S. Congress, after serving the country... Read more