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Planned Parenthood announces highest election spending in its history

Planned Parenthood announced this week that it plans to spend $45 million to support pro-abortion candidates at the presidential, congressional,... Read more

Pro-lifers gather in front of the Denver Capitol for the 2016 March for Life on January 16, 2016.

Wave of abortion lawsuits may signal panic amid political shift

In a changed political landscape, pro-abortion rights groups have filed lawsuits against three states’ abortion laws.    Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Va.

How the new bishop of Arlington hopes to heal division in society

The Gospel is the answer to a wounded society, the new bishop of Arlington said in the wake of the... Read more

Fr. Frank Pavone.

Priest slammed for using dead baby as 'political prop'

Fr. Frank Pavone, head of the controversial pro-life group Priest for Life, came under fire Monday for a video of... Read more

Mary the Immaculate Conception. La Colosal. Public Domain, Wikipedia.

Here's a pre-election novena to Mary, patroness of the US

With the Nov. 8 election approaching, the Knights of Columbus have released a novena addressed to Mary, the Immaculate Conception,... Read more

Here's the full text of Donald Trump's interview with EWTN

In an exclusive interview on the Eternal Word Television Network, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appealed to Catholic voters and... Read more

Screenshot from 2016 Al Smith Dinner, with Hillary Clinton, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, and Donald Trump. Screenshot NY Times YouTube video.

Cardinal Dolan recaps Al Smith dinner: Awkward, but at least they prayed.

While presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traded verbal jabs at the Al Smith Dinner and showed some icy... Read more

Donald Trump.

In final debate, candidates diverge sharply on abortion

In the final presidential debate on Wednesday, the major party candidates were pressed to explain their positions on abortion. Hillary... Read more

The United States capitol building.

After 'Catholic Spring' email leak, US bishops warn American ideals at risk

Following a leaked email from prominent political actors about a possible “Catholic Spring” movement to plant “seeds of the revolution”... Read more

Leaked emails show Clinton campaign head discussing 'revolution' against bishops

In a leaked email hacked from a private account, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign appears to discuss with... Read more

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

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

Recently released audio of Donald Trump making lewd comments about women in 2005 has created a split in his Catholic... Read more

Hillary Clinton.

Is Hillary Clinton becoming more extreme on abortion?

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has long been known for supporting legal abortion. But her comments in this election year have... 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

Donald Trump.

Could Trump's Muslim ban threaten everyone's religious freedom?

A prominent proposal by GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump would ban Muslim immigrants from entering the U.S. and would monitor... Read more

CNA

Colombian bishops emphasize family, poverty as elections approach

The Bishops' Conference of Colombia has released a voter's guide focused on life, family and poverty as the country prepares... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson addresses the membership seminar during the 130th Supreme Convention.

Knights of Columbus head to speak on Latino Catholic voting

Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, will address a national Catholic Latino group at a Miami church... Read more

Coptic Catholic Bishop Joannes Zakaria of Luxor, Egypt.

Catholic leaders react to Egyptian presidential election

The victory speech of newly elected Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has encouraged Coptic Catholic Bishop Joannes Zakaria of Luxor, who... Read more

Coptic Catholic Bishop Antonios Aziz Mina.

Egyptian bishop hopes next president will protect Christians

The Egyptian elections are causing serious doubts among the country's Christians about whether the next president will protect their rights,... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Raleigh.

Raleigh bishop grateful N. Carolina marriage amendment passed

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh thanked North Carolina voters for passing a marriage amendment that gives constitutional protections to... Read more