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Joe Biden during his visit to Kiev and meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in 2016.

Biden talks Catholic faith after Trump says former VP is 'against God'

Aug 6, 2020

Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday spoke about his Catholic faith, in response to comments from President Donald Trump that... Read more

Former vice president Joe Biden campaigns in 2019.

Joe Biden endorsed by pro-abortion NARAL

Jul 29, 2020

The abortion-rights group NARAL have endorsed Joe Biden for president just over a year after the group issued a scathing... Read more

A cut-out of former VP Joe Biden during the 2019 Women's March on January 19, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Analysis: Where Biden's VP shortlist stands on abortion

Jul 28, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

CNA examined the voting histories and public policy stances of some names expected to be on Biden’s shortlist.  Read more

Democratic National Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Christian leaders call on Democrats to embrace pro-life policies

Jul 24, 2020

By CNA Staff

Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, was one of several Catholic clergy, religious, and laity who joined 115 Christian leaders, theologians, and ministers... Read more

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

Biden plans to end contraception exemption for Little Sisters

Jul 9, 2020

Former vice president Joe Biden pledged on Wednesday to reinstate Obama-era policies that would require the Little Sisters of the... Read more

Joe Biden during his visit to Kiev and meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in 2016.

Biden condemns forced sterilizations by China

Jul 2, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden condemned China’s forced sterilizations of Uyghur women on Wednesday—nine years after he told a Chinese... Read more

Former Vice President Joe Biden.

Analysis: Did NY Democrats just tank Biden's nomination?

Apr 27, 2020

By Ed Condon

New York Democrats cited the inevitability of a Joe Biden’s nomination as justification for calling off the primary. But it... Read more

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

Biden pledges support for abortion legislation and funding

Mar 16, 2020

Former vice president Joe Biden reaffirmed his support for taxpayer funded abortion during Sunday night’s Democratic presidential debate with Sen.... Read more

Joe Biden during his visit to Kiev and meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in 2016.

Biden touts Catholic faith as campaign falters

Feb 19, 2020

Presidential candidate Joe Biden highlighted his Catholic faith in a new campaign ad, released on Tuesday, Feb. 18. The former frontrunner for... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Cardinal Dolan on Biden communion denial: 'I wouldn't do it'

Oct 31, 2019

By Mary Farrow

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York has responded to questions about the denial of Holy Communion to... Read more

Presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden makes a speech at a campaign stop at the River Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Biden communion denial was required by diocesan policy

Oct 30, 2019

By Matt Hadro, JD Flynn

A policy in the Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina requires priests to withhold the Eucharist from politicians and political candidates... Read more

Vice president of USA Joe Biden during his visit to Kiev and meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

After communion denial, what does Joe Biden think about abortion?

Oct 30, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s denial of reception of Holy Communion in South Carolina on Sunday has renewed scrutiny of his... Read more

Joe Biden.

Biden denied communion at SC parish over abortion stance

Oct 28, 2019

By Matt Hadro

A South Carolina Catholic priest reportedly denied Holy Communion to  presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday, because of the candidate’s... Read more

Presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden makes a speech at a campaign stop at the River Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Biden quizzed over abortion flip-flop during debate

Aug 1, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) used Wednesday evening’s Democratic primary debate to challenge former Vice President Joe Biden on his past... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaks at the Holy See press office, March 25, 2014.

Archbishop Chaput: Abortion a perverse ‘sacrament' for Democratic Party leaders

Jun 10, 2019

Joe Biden, the former senator and vice president and now a Democratic presidential hopeful, once represented a more moderate position... Read more

Pope Francis and U.S. vice president Joe Biden in Vatican City, April 29, 2016.

Under pressure, Biden now supports federal abortion funding

Jun 7, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The 1976 Hyde Amendment prohibits the use of Medicaid funds for most abortions. Biden, who voted as a senator in... Read more

Joe Biden.

Biden faces Democratic criticism over support for Hyde Amendment

Jun 6, 2019

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is facing opposition within the Democratic Party after voicing his support for the Hyde... Read more

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

Biden backs federal abortion protections 'if necessary'

May 22, 2019

Joe Biden would support federal laws protecting abortion rights “should it become necessary,” according to his campaign staff.  Read more

United States Vice President Joe Biden.

Biden gay marriage flap prompts response from Catholic bishops

Aug 5, 2016

Just days after United States Vice President Joe Biden officiated at a same-sex wedding ceremony, three leading bishops aimed for... Read more

Pope Francis and U.S. vice president Joe Biden at the International Conference on Regenerative Medicine in Vatican City, April 29, 2016.

At Vatican, Joe Biden calls for worldwide effort to fight cancer

Apr 29, 2016

By Elise Harris

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden went to the Vatican for a summit on regenerative medicine, where he offered praise to... Read more