Catholic politicians

Joe Biden Claims He Wants Unity, But He Just Called Pro-Life Americans “Extreme”

By David Andrusko, January 22, 2021 As we wrote in “Five Takeaways from President Biden’s Inaugural Address,” In his call for “unity,” President Trump contrasted what he said he will do with behaviors virtually no one would defend. But if you listened carefully and read the... read more

Abortion Wins in Argentina. Argentinian Pope Barely Lifts a Finger in Protest

By Steve Skojec, OnePeterFive, December 30, 2020 In Argentina, feral women — some of them naked and likely intoxicated — are dancing in the streets in celebration of their newly legislated “right” to murder their own children: The crowd of a few thousand burst into raucous cheers and... read more

Will the Bishops Confront Biden?

By James Baresel, Crisis, December 29, 2020 When an Episcopalian cleric–cum-Dartmouth professor criticizes the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, it’s a safe bet our prelates have done something right. Indeed, such a man—one Randall Balmer—wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles... read more

Federal appeals court blocks Governor Cuomo’s restrictions on size of religious gatherings

Catholic News Agency, December 28, 2020 Handing an important religious freedom victory to houses of worship in New York, the federal Second Circuit court ordered that the 10 and 25-person caps to worship had to be suspended while the case is pending. The Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is a... read more

Trump To Cut Hundreds Of Millions In Funding To California Over State Abortion Laws

By Anders Hagstrom, Daily Caller, December 17, 2020 President Donald Trump is cutting California’s federal funding by $200 million over the state’s requirement for healthcare plans to cover abortions, his administration announced Wednesday. The administration argues California is in... read more

Archbishop Cordileone: Church’s pastors and lay Catholics who are prominent in public life should not support causes that violate the core teachings of the faith.

Most Rev. Salvatore J. CordileoneDecember 14, 2020 Spanish PDF In a recent article published in First Things Archbishop Charles Chaput, the Archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia, provided valuable clarification on some foundational moral and doctrinal principles that are very much being... read more

Cdl. Müller on McCarrick’s legacy: Pro-abortion politicians are not denied Holy Communion

McCarrick headed up a 2004 commission of American bishops to study the question of whether or not Catholic pro-abortion politicians should be denied Holy Communion. By Lianne Laurence, LifeSite News, December 12, 2020 December 12, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — It is blasphemy for pro-abortion... read more

Joe Biden’s Catholic faith has shaped his life and approach to politics. How will it shape his presidency?

By Jazmine Ulloa, Boston Globe Staff, November 28, 2020 WASHINGTON — On the morning of one of the most consequential days in his life, and maybe the nation’s history, too, Joe Biden attended Mass at the unassuming Roman Catholic church near his Delaware home. The trip wasn’t a... read more
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Washington

Washington’s soon-to-be cardinal says he won’t deny Joe Biden Communion

By: Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service, November 24, 2020 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As Washington’s new cardinal and with a Catholic soon to be living in the White House, Cardinal-designate Wilton D. Gregory said he hopes to collaborate where possible while respectfully pointing out where... read more

Robert George Discusses How Trump Changed the GOP

Joining a growing chorus of Catholic commentators, the Princeton philosopher says Republicans’ future is socially conservative and economically populist. By Lauretta Brown, Jonathan Liedl, National Catholic Register, November 6, 2020 Barring a dramatic reversal via state recounts or court... read more

Protestors heckle Biden outside his Delaware church over abortion stance

By Tamar Lapin, New York Post, November 1, 2020 A handful of protestors heckled Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden outside his Delaware church on Sunday — telling the former veep he was a “disgrace” to the Catholic faith, photos and video shows. Three people were spotted... read more