2016 Elections

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Hillary Clinton.

Clinton ignored pro-lifers at her own peril, Democrats say

Nov 11, 2016

By Matt Hadro

In the wake of Hillary Clinton's electoral defeat in Tuesday's presidential election, pro-life Democrats and faith voters criticized the party’s... Read more

Three states keep death penalty in high-stakes election

Nov 9, 2016

The death penalty was up for a vote in California, Nebraska and Oklahoma on Tuesday, but stands against capital punishment... Read more

Donald Trump.

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

Did you know there's a third party based on Catholic teaching?

Oct 12, 2016

In a country long entrenched in a two-party political system, Mike Maturen faces an uphill battle.  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

Donald Trump.

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

Oct 8, 2016

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

Tim Kaine.

Tim Kaine claims Catholic Church could change on gay marriage

Sep 11, 2016

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, a Catholic who is currently the junior Virginia senator, said on Saturday that he... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on September 2, 2015.

Soros money tried to exploit Pope's US visit to influence 2016 elections

Sep 1, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Billionaire George Soros’ Open Society Foundations sought to use Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. to influence the 2016 elections... Read more