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Vice presidential candidate Senator Tim Kaine.

Moral theologian: Tim Kaine 'gravely wrong' to treat abortion as a personal matter

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine was gravely wrong to say he personally opposed abortion while taking a pro-choice stance... Read more

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.

Clinton, Sanders slammed for abortion support in town hall meeting

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders drew heavy criticism for their recent defense of abortion, which critics say... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in Saint Peter's Square during his General Audience on Dec. 4, 2013

Work on others’ behalf, Pope tells politicians

Pope Francis met with a group of Italian mayors and other political leaders Saturday morning, encouraging them to live among... Read more

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 5, 2013.

Texas candidate softens opposition to abortion ban

Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who garnered national attention for her opposition to a 20-week abortion ban in the state,... Read more

Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli (R) and Democratic candidate Terry McAuliff (L) take part in a debate on Sept. 25, 2013.

Pro-life groups say McAuliffe too 'extreme' for Va. governor

As Virginians head to the polls to elect their next governor, pro-life groups are urging voters to consider the ‘extreme’... Read more

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Bishop: Abortion-supporting stance should bar lawmakers from Eucharist

The adjunct secretary of the Bishops’ Conference of Bolivia, Archbishop José Fuentes, said that government officials who support abortion should... Read more

British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker.

Margaret Thatcher a 'staunch family champion,' ambassador says

After Pope Francis praised the Christian ethics of the late Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the British ambassador to the Holy See... Read more