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Former vice president Joe Biden at a campaign event, Nov, 2019.

Princeton legal scholar says Biden pledge to codify Roe is ‘disgraceful’

Sep 4, 2020

A pledge by Joe Biden to codify Roe v Wade into federal law is “disgraceful,” a Catholic law professor has... Read more

Re. John DeBerry. Courtesy photo.

Pro-life Democrat, 'delisted' by party, runs for TN House as independent

Sep 2, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A pro-life Tennessee state representative is running as an independent after was ousted from the Democratic Party for his views... Read more

Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses voters in San Francisco.

Pelosi says ban on federal abortion funding will be dropped next year

Aug 31, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has signaled that a prohibition on federal funding for abortion will be excluded from spending bills... Read more

Roman collar. Image via Shutterstock

Boston Catholic priest apologizes for ‘right to choose’ statements

Aug 28, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

A Boston priest has apologized for a social media post in which he said he believes in the “right to choose”... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston.

Boston cardinal: Catholics have 'right' to clarity, after priest supports 'right to choose'

Aug 27, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Cardinal Sean O’Malley said that Catholics have “the right to expect" that priests of the archdiocese be clear and unequivocal on... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley at the Ecclesia in America Conference Dec 12, 2012.

Boston archdiocese warns clergy, officials over political statements

Aug 27, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The Archdiocese of Boston has issued a letter to priests, principals of parish schools, and the leaders of Catholic institutions... 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

US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) officially launched her presidential campaign outside Trump Tower, New York City, March, 2019.

Democratic presidential hopeful: 'Church is wrong on abortion, priests, LGBT'

May 29, 2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has said that she disputes Church teaching on the priesthood, sexuality, and abortion.  Read more

Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski

Pro-life Democrat Lipinski faces another primary challenge

Apr 17, 2019

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), narrowly defeated challenger Marie Newman in 2018 by 2,145 votes.  He will face her again in... Read more