Catholic Politicians

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Archbishop Joseph Naumann

Archbishop Naumann says he is 'sad' over Pope’s handling of Biden, Pelosi on abortion

Jul 14, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The archbishop's comments appeared in a German newspaper, Die Tagespost. Read more


Mexican diocese to deny communion to Catholic politicians who voted to legalize abortion

Mar 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

After the legislature of the Mexican state of Sinaloa voted to legalize abortion up to 13 weeks, the Diocese of... Read more

Hundreds of roses are piled up for Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 12, 2021.

Pro-life Catholics gather 7,700 roses for Pelosi on Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast 

Dec 14, 2021

By Katie Yoder

A pro-life campaign led by the archbishop of San Francisco gathered thousands of roses for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)... Read more

Pope Francis meets President Joe Biden on Oct. 29, 2021.

Spanish bishop critical of Joe Biden’s claim that pope said he can receive Communion

Oct 31, 2021

By ACI Prensa

Bishop José Ignacio Munilla of San Sebastián, Spain, harshly criticized President Joe Biden’ claim that Pope Francis personally encouraged him... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco.

Archbishop Cordileone: Look deeper to see the 'spiritual reality' of the Eucharist, the unborn, and unhoused

As political issues, homelessness and abortion are treated as separate things. But with the Catholic sacramental sense we can see... Read more

Official portrait of Sir David Amess.

Catholic colleagues pay tribute to slain British lawmaker Sir David Amess

Oct 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

David Alton said: ‘His faith was in his DNA and animated his belief in public service.’ Read more

Roses gathered by Catholics representing a rosary prayed for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Cordileone prayer update: 10,688 roses and counting for Nancy Pelosi

Oct 12, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

More than 10,000 people have committed to pray the rosary and to fast on Fridays for the ideological conversion of... Read more

Paul and Nancy Pelosi during their meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Oct. 9, 2021.

Nancy Pelosi leaves Mass in Rome due to security concerns

Oct 10, 2021

By CNA Staff

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her husband left Sunday Mass at a church in Rome due to a "security incident"... Read more

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

Jun 22, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

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

Jun 18, 2021

By Matt Hadro

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’

Apr 30, 2021

By CNA Staff

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

Oct 8, 2020

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

Feb 11, 2019

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

Jan 3, 2019

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

Aug 27, 2017

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

Oct 19, 2016

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

Oct 3, 2016

By Matt Hadro

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

Sep 20, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

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

Feb 22, 2016

By Matt Hadro

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

Jan 6, 2015

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