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Pope Francis.

When it comes to Trump, Pope says primary concern is about migrants

Nov 11, 2016

By Elise Harris

When asked in a new interview what he thinks of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump, Pope Francis said he doesn’t judge... Read more

The hilarious, fake candidate who won Catholic Twitter

Nov 11, 2016

By Adelaide Mena

While Donald Trump has unequivocally won the U.S. presidency, the 2016 election race remains one of the most divisive in... Read more

What was the breakdown of the Catholic vote Tuesday?

Nov 9, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Catholics voted once again for the winning presidential candidate in Tuesday’s election, as they have done in recent elections.  Read more

US president-elect Donald Trump speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 21, 2016.

US bishops encourage unity, prayer after election night

Nov 9, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Bishops in the United States called on Catholics to pray for elected officials on the morning following the 2016 presidential... Read more

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Vatican prays Trump presidency will promote peace amid conflict

Nov 9, 2016

By Elise Harris

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

Nov 3, 2016

By Matt Hadro

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

Oct 28, 2016

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.

Oct 21, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

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

Donald Trump.

In final debate, candidates diverge sharply on abortion

Oct 20, 2016

By Matt Hadro

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

Donald Trump.

Trump tape splits Catholic support

Oct 10, 2016

By Matt Hadro

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

Oct 8, 2016

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

Oct 6, 2016

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?

Sep 27, 2016

By Matt Hadro

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

Sep 22, 2016

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'

Sep 15, 2016

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

Aug 30, 2016

By Matt Hadro

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?

Jul 21, 2016

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

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?

Jun 23, 2016

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

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.

May 22, 2016

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

Donald Trump.

Can a Catholic in good conscience vote for Trump?

Mar 16, 2016

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