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Oct 16, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Thursday that young children should be able to change their gender without any “discrimination.”
Oct 6, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, repeated his pledge to codify a right to abortion into federal law should the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision be overturned by the Supreme Court.
Oct 2, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will launch an ad campaign this month touting the candidate’s Catholic faith in television commercials in a spot that will run on Catholic radio stations in swing states.
Oct 2, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Hours before President Donald Trump announced that he had contracted the coronavirus, the president and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden offered remarks at a virtual Al Smith Dinner Thursday evening, with each making a pitch to Catholic voters.
Sep 30, 2020 - 09:00 am .- The future of Roe v. Wade and the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court were raised in Tuesday night’s presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. 
Sep 29, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- Criticism of Amy Coney Barrett is part of a “virus” of anti-Catholic “bigotry,” retired Archbishop Charles Chaput said on Monday. The archbishop warned that public attacks on the Supreme Court nominee’s faith constitute a wider threat to religious liberty.
Sep 29, 2020 - 01:02 pm .- Cardinal Raymond Burke, a canon lawyer and formerly the prefect of the Church’s highest court, has said that Catholic politicians supporting abortion should not receive Holy Communion, including pro-choice Catholic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Sep 18, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- Catholic supporters of Joe Biden sought to deflect the Democratic candidate’s support for abortion on Thursday by pointing to other issues, despite the U.S. bishops calling it the “preeminent” issue for Catholic voters to consider.
Sep 16, 2020 - 01:45 pm .- Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark said on Tuesday that voters could choose Joe Biden in good conscience, and suggested he would have difficulty voting for President Donald Trump.
Sep 15, 2020 - 03:15 pm .- The Biden campaign announced on Monday a panel of co-chairs for its “Catholics for Biden” outreach. Among the Catholics chairing Biden’s Catholic coalition are several politicians who have advocated for laws permitting or promoting abortion, along with the former head of the U.S. bishops’ global relief organization.
Sep 15, 2020 - 05:00 am .- A political advocacy group led by Catholics said Tuesday it has launched a campaign to reach Catholic voters in swing states to call attention to presidential candidate Joe Biden’s policy on issues of importance to Catholics, and a record of public service the group called “anti-Catholic.”
Sep 14, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Pro-life leaders have warned that policy decisions and presidential appointments made within the first 100 days of a Biden administration could roll back conscience protections and civil liberties and reverse limits on taxpayer funding for abortion procedures overseas.
Sep 4, 2020 - 06:35 pm .- The Catholic voter outreach of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign has launched its 2020 efforts, telling Catholics that Biden’s priorities align with those of Pope Francis, despite the nominee’s support for federal funding of abortions.
Sep 4, 2020 - 09:30 am .- A pledge by Joe Biden to codify Roe v Wade into federal law is “disgraceful,” a Catholic law professor has said, and argued that the 1973 Supreme Court decision that imposed an abortion “regime” on the country must be reversed.
Sep 1, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Former vice president Joe Biden invoked Pope St. John Paul II during a campaign speech on Monday, in which he urged voters to embrace hope in the face of civil unrest, but drew criticism from some Catholics for his continued support for expanded abortion access.
Aug 31, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The president of the Pontifical Academy for Life said Saturday that Catholic politicians should not promote legal protections of any kind for abortion, and emphasized that bishops should promote the Gospel of Life.
Aug 26, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- In a statement to CNA, Msgr. Paul Garrity stated that he has considered himself “Pro-Life” since he was ordained a priest in 1973, despite his support for legal protection for abortion. 
Aug 21, 2020 - 11:05 am .- The final night of the Democratic National Convention leaned heavily on the religious faith of nominee Joe Biden, while a Catholic priest was the only speaker to advocate for the rights of unborn children. 
Aug 20, 2020 - 10:52 am .- Sister Simone Campbell, who is set to offer a prayer at the Democratic National Convention Thursday, has declined to take a stand on the morality of abortion protections, and a CNA examination finds donors to her organization, Network Lobby, have links to pro-abortion rights advocacy.
Aug 19, 2020 - 02:40 pm .- Joe Biden was officially nominated as the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential candidate on Tuesday evening. With the formalities over, what are the policies he will be running on?

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