2020 presidential election

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Where Catholic likely voters stand on issues, candidates, ahead of presidential election

Oct 19, 2020

A poll released this week has found that Catholics from both major political parties said they want candidates to support... Read more

Survey finds correlation between Catholic Mass attendance, political views 

Sep 21, 2020

A recent survey has found a correlation between the religious practices of Catholic likely voters, their party affiliation, and the... Read more

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Biden and Trump vie for Catholic votes, disagree on what issues take priority

Sep 13, 2020

By Matt Hadro

As both the Biden and Trump presidential campaigns court Catholic voters, both campaigns have made efforts to suggest they represent... Read more

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La Crosse bishop to correct ‘Catholics can’t be Democrats’ priest

Sep 9, 2020

After a Wisconsin priest said in a viral video that no Catholic can be a Democrat, the priest’s bishop said... Read more

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Ahead of election, political advocacy group says it aims to encourage Catholic turnout

Jun 19, 2020

After an Arizona bishop expressed concern about political organizations engaging with local parishes, the leader of one such group said... Read more

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American Solidarity Party candidate presses on to 2020 presidential election

Jun 17, 2020

Republicans and Democrats aren’t the only political parties finding their 2020 campaigning efforts hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

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He won’t win. So why is Brian Carroll running for president? 

Mar 4, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Brian Carroll, an evangelical Christian, is the presidential nominee of the American Solidarity Party, a small but growing group based... Read more


New poll asks Catholics what they believe about abortion

Feb 24, 2020

By Matt Hadro

While the Catholic Church teaches that procuring an abortion is always immoral, a majority of U.S. Catholics do not believe... Read more

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New poll shows Catholic divide over 2020 election tracks with deeper rifts

Feb 24, 2020

By Matt Hadro

As Democratic primary voters choose which candidate will oppose President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, the second in... Read more

Precinct captains prepare for the opening of the Iowa Caucus at Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, Feb. 3, 2020.

Will Catholic voters pick the winner in Iowa?

Feb 3, 2020

By Matt Hadro

As Iowa becomes the first state to kickoff the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, Catholic voters could help decide the winner.  Read more

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What do practicing Catholics think about the 2020 election?

Dec 9, 2019

Catholics who say they accept all Church teachings are more likely than other Americans to say they are planning to... Read more

New poll shows how Catholics view the 2020 election

Dec 9, 2019

Less than a year before the 2020 presidential election, a landmark poll of both Catholic and non-Catholic voters found that... Read more

Pete Buttigieg speaks at the National Action Network Convention on April 4, 2019.

Buttigieg's comments on restricting religious freedom prompt calls for clarification

Nov 4, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Democratic primary candidate Pete Buttigieg has said that religious freedom must be curbed if it is used to “harm,” prompting... Read more