2020 Election - Latest News :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
2020 Election - Latest News
Sep 18, 2020 - 03:43 pm .- The Church does not dictate to Catholics how they should vote, but it does provide guiding principles for making decisions about voting. This CNA Explainer offers some of those principles.
Sep 17, 2020 - 05:15 pm .- The Diocese of Amarillo has spoken out about election-related comments from Fr. Frank Pavone, the national director of the pro-life group Priests for Life, and asked prayers for the priest.
Sep 16, 2020 - 01:45 pm .- Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark said on Tuesday that voters could choose Joe Biden in good conscience, and suggested he would have difficulty voting for President Donald Trump.
Sep 15, 2020 - 03:15 pm .- The Biden campaign announced on Monday a panel of co-chairs for its “Catholics for Biden” outreach. Among the Catholics chairing Biden’s Catholic coalition are several politicians who have advocated for laws permitting or promoting abortion, along with the former head of the U.S. bishops’ global relief organization.
Sep 15, 2020 - 05:00 am .- A political advocacy group led by Catholics said Tuesday it has launched a campaign to reach Catholic voters in swing states to call attention to presidential candidate Joe Biden’s policy on issues of importance to Catholics, and a record of public service the group called “anti-Catholic.”
Sep 14, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The Trump administration announced plans on Monday to expand the Mexico City Policy, which limits access to U.S. overseas aid by organizations involved in abortions.
Sep 13, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- As both the Biden and Trump presidential campaigns court Catholic voters, both campaigns have made efforts to suggest they represent a commitment to Catholic social teaching. But there are marked differences between the candidates’ approaches on issues Catholics say are important to them in the voting booth, especially abortion.
Sep 4, 2020 - 06:35 pm .- The Catholic voter outreach of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign has launched its 2020 efforts, telling Catholics that Biden’s priorities align with those of Pope Francis, despite the nominee’s support for federal funding of abortions.
Sep 3, 2020 - 09:10 am .- Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris questioned a judicial nominee over his affiliation with a Christian adoption agency, and another about briefs he wrote for religious liberty lawsuits against the federal contraception mandate. She also questioned another nominee because he had been endorsed by a Texas pro-life organization.
Aug 20, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Former president Barack Obama and Sen. Kamala Harris both spoke on the importance of values and faith during the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, but did not address policies that challenge the religious liberties of Catholics and other believers. 
Aug 20, 2020 - 10:52 am .- Sister Simone Campbell, who is set to offer a prayer at the Democratic National Convention Thursday, has declined to take a stand on the morality of abortion protections, and a CNA examination finds donors to her organization, Network Lobby, have links to pro-abortion rights advocacy.
Aug 19, 2020 - 02:40 pm .- Joe Biden was officially nominated as the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential candidate on Tuesday evening. With the formalities over, what are the policies he will be running on?
Aug 13, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- One of the last remaining pro-life Democrats in Congress won a primary victory in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District on Tuesday.
Aug 6, 2020 - 11:30 pm .- Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday spoke about his Catholic faith, in response to comments from President Donald Trump that a Biden presidency would “hurt God.”
Jul 28, 2020 - 03:00 am .- CNA examined the voting histories and public policy stances of some names expected to be on Biden’s shortlist.
Jul 25, 2020 - 12:25 am .- Priests for Life national director Fr. Frank Pavone has resigned from advisory positions in the reelection campaign of President Donald Trump. The priest resigned at the direction of Church authorities, he told CNA Friday.
Jul 24, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, was one of several Catholic clergy, religious, and laity who joined 115 Christian leaders, theologians, and ministers to sign a letter to the DNC and the Democratic Platform Committee on Friday, asking the party to support pro-life policies including “legal protection for pre-born children.”
Apr 3, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The 2020 Catholics for Trump group said it aims to focus on its view that the president’s policies model and reflect Catholic social teaching.
Mar 4, 2020 - 02:45 pm .- Brian Carroll, an evangelical Christian, is the presidential nominee of the American Solidarity Party, a small but growing group based largely on Catholic social teaching.
Aug 1, 2019 - 10:30 am .- Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) used Wednesday evening’s Democratic primary debate to challenge former Vice President Joe Biden on his past opposition to federal abortion funding.

Latest Videos:

Follow us: