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Vatican prays Trump presidency will promote peace amid conflict

After Donald Trump pulled off what was for many a surprising victory in the United States election, Vatican Secretary of... Read more

Donald Trump shakes hands with Hillary Clinton during the town hall debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016.

Why religious freedom could be at risk, regardless of who wins

Religious liberty is a pressing issue in this election, advocates say – but both major presidential candidates have shown serious... Read more

Here's the full text of Donald Trump's interview with EWTN

In an exclusive interview on the Eternal Word Television Network, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appealed to Catholic voters and... Read more

Screenshot from 2016 Al Smith Dinner, with Hillary Clinton, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, and Donald Trump. Screenshot NY Times YouTube video.

Cardinal Dolan recaps Al Smith dinner: Awkward, but at least they prayed.

While presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traded verbal jabs at the Al Smith Dinner and showed some icy... Read more

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In final debate, candidates diverge sharply on abortion

In the final presidential debate on Wednesday, the major party candidates were pressed to explain their positions on abortion. Hillary... Read more

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Trump tape splits Catholic support

Recently released audio of Donald Trump making lewd comments about women in 2005 has created a split in his Catholic... Read more

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Catholics call for Trump to step down after lewd comments on women

The Catholic political advocacy group has joined calls for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to step down following his... Read more

Donald Trump speaks at the Republic National Convention in Cleveland, July 21, 2016.

Read Donald Trump's letter to Catholic leaders

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wrote a letter to Catholic leaders during a two-day conference in Denver this week, identifying... Read more

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faceoff in the first presidential debate At Hofstra University.

Should Catholics be worried that faith was barely mentioned at the debate?

There were few direct statements about faith by the two presidential candidates in Monday’s debate. But that is not necessarily... Read more

Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 18-21, 2016.

Trump names 33 conservative Catholics as new advisers

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has released a list of 33 prominent conservative Catholic advisers for his campaign, according to... Read more

Donald Trump at the RNC, July 2016.

Why Archbishop Chaput thinks the US presidential candidates are 'very bad news'

The 2016 presidential elections are particularly bad in the eyes of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia. He says they... Read more

Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OH, July 18-21, 2016.

A 'Catholic problem' for Trump? It's hard to say, actually

With some recent election polls showing Hillary Clinton with a large lead over Donald Trump among Catholics, does Trump have... Read more

Republican VP candidate Mike Pence at the RNC in Cleveland, Ohio on July 20, 2016.

Where are the values at the Republican National Convention?

As the 2016 Republican National Convention draws to a close, some Catholics are concerned about a perceived lack of priority... Read more

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Trump met with Christians – so how did it go?

A meeting with Donald Trump in New York City on Tuesday was intended to answer the questions that some Christian... Read more

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

What to say to Trump? Conservative Christian leaders want a conversation.

Evangelical and socially conservative leaders are planning a meeting with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to discuss their concerns... Read more

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Can a Catholic in good conscience vote for Trump?

As Republican frontrunner Donald Trump moves closer to the presidential nomination, Catholics are questioning whether voting for the billionaire-turned-politician is... Read more

Abp. Jose Gomez at the Pontifical North American College on May 2, 2015.

Archbishop Gomez: The Pope's focus is human suffering, not Donald Trump

The controversy surrounding Pope Francis’ off-the-cuff statements on his return flight from Mexico – and Donald Trump’s response – should... Read more

Pope Francis.

UPDATED: If Trump only builds walls he's not Christian, Pope Francis says

During his inflight news conference en route from Juarez to Rome, Pope Francis responded to recent criticism from Republican U.S.... Read more

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Could Trump's Muslim ban threaten everyone's religious freedom?

A prominent proposal by GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump would ban Muslim immigrants from entering the U.S. and would monitor... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Cardinal Dolan slams Trump's 'virulent' immigration remarks

For Cardinal Dolan, the “virulent strain” of American nativism is not a thing of the past – it's alive, well... Read more