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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

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