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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

American flag.

KofC says 'under God' in flag pledge represents 'fundamental American belief'

Aug 20, 2020

After some caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention omitted the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance, the... Read more

‘We will not be ignored’: Pro-lifers rally at Democratic National Convention

Aug 17, 2020

By Matt Hadro

As the Democratic National Convention kicked off on Monday, pro-life Democrats urged their party to adopt a “whole-life” approach that... Read more

Sr. Simone Campbell.

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

Aug 17, 2020

By CNA Staff

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 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 28, 2016.

What is the Democratic Party's 'progressive' vision of religious freedom?

Jul 29, 2016

By Matt Hadro

As the 2016 Democratic Party platform insists on a “progressive” notion of religious freedom, what might that look like in... Read more

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA on July 26, 2016.

Even a former Obama staffer thinks the Democratic platform is extreme

Jul 27, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The Democratic Party platform has drawn the ire of critics – including a member of Barack Obama’s former campaign –... Read more

Tim Kaine.

Tim Kaine draws ire over flip-flop on Hyde Amendment

Jul 27, 2016

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine has reportedly changed his mind on a long-standing policy preventing government funding of most... Read more

A protestor marches through downtown Philadelphia, PA during the DNC on July 25, 2016.

Leaked e-mails show DNC meetings with anti-religious freedom project

Jul 26, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee show efforts to arrange a meeting with a key NGO working to end... Read more