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Cardinal Joseph Tobin.

Cardinal Tobin says Biden remarks not 'endorsement' of candidate

Sep 16, 2020

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark said on Tuesday that voters could choose Joe Biden in good conscience, and suggested he... Read more

Presidential candidate Joe Biden. CNA file photo.

‘Catholics for Biden’ co-chairs include pro-choice defenders of abortion protections

Sep 15, 2020

The Biden campaign announced on Monday a panel of co-chairs for its “Catholics for Biden” outreach. Among the Catholics chairing... Read more

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden (D) speaks to a rally in January.

Advocacy group aims to show Biden agenda 'anti-Catholic' in swing states

Sep 15, 2020

A political advocacy group led by Catholics said Tuesday it has launched a campaign to reach Catholic voters in swing... Read more

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

The first 100 days: What Biden-Harris plan for life issues

Sep 14, 2020

Pro-life leaders have warned that policy decisions and presidential appointments made within the first 100 days of a Biden administration could roll... Read more

Then Vice President Joe Biden during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, 2014.

‘Catholics for Biden’ claims Democratic candidate shares pope’s priorities

Sep 4, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Catholic voter outreach of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign has launched its 2020 efforts, telling Catholics that Biden’s priorities align... Read more

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

Princeton legal scholar says Biden pledge to codify Roe is ‘disgraceful’

Sep 4, 2020

A pledge by Joe Biden to codify Roe v Wade into federal law is “disgraceful,” a Catholic law professor has... Read more

Former vice president Joe Biden campaigns in 2016.

Biden cites JPII in speech, despite continued abortion support

Sep 1, 2020

Former vice president Joe Biden invoked Pope St. John Paul II during a campaign speech on Monday, in which he urged... Read more

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia.

Archbishop Paglia: Catholic politicians cannot protect or promote abortion

Aug 31, 2020

The president of the Pontifical Academy for Life said Saturday that Catholic politicians should not promote legal protections of any... Read more

A Pro-choice activist holds a sign in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 27, 2016.

Boston priest claims Catholics can support ‘right to choose,’ archdiocese declines comment

Aug 26, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

In a statement to CNA, Msgr. Paul Garrity stated that he has considered himself “Pro-Life” since he was ordained a... Read more

Then Vice President Joe Biden during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine.

Biden hopes faith works on DNC's final night

Aug 21, 2020

The final night of the Democratic National Convention leaned heavily on the religious faith of nominee Joe Biden, while a... Read more

Sr. Simone Campbell.

Legal abortion 'above my pay grade,' says religious sister who will pray at DNC

Aug 20, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

Sister Simone Campbell, who is set to offer a prayer at the Democratic National Convention Thursday, has declined to take... Read more

Joe Biden at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

The Biden Platform: What Catholics should know

Aug 19, 2020

Joe Biden was officially nominated as the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential candidate on Tuesday evening. With the formalities over, what... Read more

President Donald Trump at a White House press conference, April, 2018.

Poll finds Catholics divided by race and party in 2020 election

Aug 17, 2020

A new Pew Research poll shows white and Hispanic Catholics split over who they will vote for in the 2020... Read more

Fr. James Martin, SJ.

Fr. James Martin, Sr. Simone Campbell to pray at Democratic National Convention

Aug 17, 2020

Fr. James Martin, S.J., and Sister Simone Campbell, SSS will both offer prayers during the Democratic National Convention, it was... Read more

Logo for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

On eve of DNC, Interfaith Welcome Service stresses unity

Aug 16, 2020

Ahead of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, an Interfaith Welcome Service on Sunday offered prayers, reflections, and a call for... Read more

The USCCB autumn general assembly in Baltimore, Md., Nov. 11, 2019.

USCCB official 'elated' over Harris, Biden's pro-choice VP pick

Aug 13, 2020

By JD Flynn

An official at the U.S. bishops’ conference said Thursday that the selection of Senator Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s presidential... Read more

Joe Biden campaigns for Hilary Clinton in 2016.

Biden says nuns inspire him to run, plans to sue Little Sisters of the Poor

Aug 13, 2020

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has released a campaign video in which he credits his Catholic faith, Pope Francis, and... Read more

Joe Biden.

Analysis: Will anything change on pro-choice politicians and holy communion?

Aug 12, 2020

By JD Flynn

Can pro-choice politicians like Biden receive the Eucharist? And will anyone stop Biden if he approaches the communion line?  Read more

Senator Kamala Harris speaks during National Action Network 2019 convention.

'Deeply flawed': Catholics react to Harris VP selection

Aug 12, 2020

Catholics and pro-life organizations offered a range of reactions to the selection of Sen. Kamala Harris as former vice president Joe... Read more

Sen. Kamala Harris at the Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, California, 2019.

Biden picks Kamala Harris as VP candidate

Aug 11, 2020

Former vice president Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic Party nominee for president, has selected Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) to be... Read more