Catholic Politicians

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U.S. Capitol.

New US Congress reflects the Catholic swing vote

Jan 6, 2015

By Matt Hadro

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

Nov 22, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

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'

Jun 14, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

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

Sep 24, 2012

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

Jun 14, 2012

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