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Joe Biden walking with supporters in Iowa, May 25, 2020.

Pope Francis congratulates Biden on election victory in phone call

Nov 12, 2020

Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden spoke with Pope Francis on Thursday, his office has announced. The Catholic, former vice president, and... Read more

Bishop Michael Olson.

Texas bishop calls for prayer until election result is ‘officially authenticated’

Nov 11, 2020

While the U.S. bishops’ conference congratulated presumptive President-Elect Joe Biden on the election results this weekend, the bishop of Fort... Read more

Presumptive President elect Joe Biden speaks during an event on Thursday, November 14.

Biden COVID advisor has 'deeply troubling' views on healthcare rationing

Nov 9, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Presumptive president-elect Joe Biden announced his advisory board to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, with one member attracting criticism for... Read more

Joe Biden at a campaign event, Nov, 2019.

US Catholic bishops congratulate Biden as president-elect

Nov 7, 2020

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, on Saturday congratulated projected president-elect Joe... Read more

President-elect Joe Biden. CNA file photo.

Biden projected winner, rollbacks on pro-life and religious liberty protections expected

Nov 7, 2020

Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election, media outlets reported Saturday morning, after five days of counting in several... Read more

Joe Biden, speaks during an event in November, 2019.

Analysis: Where was the Biden wave?

Nov 4, 2020

By Ed Condon

The Tuesday night election result, or lack thereof, confounded the many confident predictions of a “Blue Wave” that was expected... Read more

The White House, Washington, DC.

Election not yet resolved, with critical Catholic issues hanging in the balance

Nov 3, 2020

Control of the White House and Senate remained unresolved on Election Night, with Pennsylvania expected to take days to certify... Read more

Polling station on Election Day.

Campaigns target Catholic voters in crucial swing states

Nov 3, 2020

By Matt Hadro

As the polls open for in-person voting, campaigners for both sides are looking to turn out the critical Catholic vote, with... Read more

Former vice president Joe Biden at a campaign event, Nov, 2019.

Biden claims his politics and Catholic faith 'coincide', despite abortion and religious freedom policies

Nov 2, 2020

In a new video, released on the eve of the general election, Biden asserts that he has the “great advantage”... Read more

Joe Biden at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Biden touts ‘inspiration’ of Catholic faith, despite abortion and religious freedom positions

Oct 30, 2020

Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden said this week that his Catholic faith motivates his political career and underpins his plan... Read more

President D.Trump participates in the first presidential campaign debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, Sept. 29, 2020.

Trump and Biden clash on immigration and coronavirus during final debate

Oct 23, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Immigration and the coronavirus pandemic took center stage on Thursday’s final debate between President Donald Trump and former vice president... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez. CNA file photo.

Los Angeles' Archbishop Gomez denies claim that he plans to vote for Biden

Oct 21, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Archbishop Jose Gomez has rebuked an online claim that he plans to vote for Joe Biden in the November presidential... Read more

Joe Biden at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Biden backs 'transgender rights' for children during town hall

Oct 16, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Thursday that young children should be able to change their gender without any “discrimination.”  Read more

Former vice president Joe Biden during a campaign stop in May, 2019.

Biden doubles down on abortion law pledge

Oct 6, 2020

Former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, repeated his pledge to codify a right to abortion... Read more

Presidential candidate Joe Biden. CNA file photo.

Joe Biden's Catholic radio ads tout Catholic faith, stay silent on abortion

Oct 2, 2020

The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will launch an ad campaign this month touting the candidate’s Catholic faith... Read more

President Donald Trump in 2018.

Trump, Biden pitch to Catholics at annual Al Smith Dinner

Oct 2, 2020

Hours before President Donald Trump announced that he had contracted the coronavirus, the president and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden... Read more

President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden during the Sept. 29 debate.

Trump and Biden clash over Barrett nomination, abortion, in fiery debate

Sep 30, 2020

The future of Roe v. Wade and the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court were raised... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput at a press conference at the Vatican, March 25, 2014.

'Virus' of anti-Catholicism behind criticism of Amy Coney Barrett, says Chaput

Sep 29, 2020

Criticism of Amy Coney Barrett is part of a “virus” of anti-Catholic “bigotry,” retired Archbishop Charles Chaput said on Monday.... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke. CNA file photo.

Cardinal Burke: Biden should not receive Holy Communion

Sep 29, 2020

Cardinal Raymond Burke, a canon lawyer and formerly the prefect of the Church’s highest court, has said that Catholic politicians... Read more

Former vice president Joe Biden.

Biden campaign downplays abortion, 'preeminent priority' of US Catholic bishops

Sep 18, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Catholic supporters of Joe Biden sought to deflect the Democratic candidate’s support for abortion on Thursday by pointing to other... Read more