Political News


Philippine church leaders feel powerless to stop extrajudicial killings
Aug 11 2016
Priest links President Duterte to death squad allegedly responsible for killing more than 1,400.

Biden called 'counter-witness' to church teaching for presiding at same-sex wedding
Aug 05 2016
Vice President Biden as a Catholic politician has created confusion over church teaching on marriage, three U.S. bishops said.

In DNC invocation, priest asks God to keep nation ‘free of hatred, violence’
Jul 28 2016
Jesuit Father William Byron opens Democratic National Convention in his hometown July 27.

Clinton’s VP pick, a Catholic, faces criticism for his stand on abortion
Jul 27 2016
U.S. Sen. Gov. Tim Kaine, practicing Catholic from Virginia, has perfect rating from NARAL.

Sisters’ ‘lemonade ministry’ in Cleveland opens dialogue on country’s needs
Jul 20 2016
Nuns on the Bus was timed to be at the GOP Convention in Cleveland and then the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia.

Priest’s prayer reminds GOP convention of importance of all human life
Jul 19 2016
“The way I look at it is I’m here to bring the Gospel," Monsignor Harrington said.

Supreme Court's Texas decision impacts states, galvanizes both sides
Jul 05 2016
The Supreme Court's June 27 decision to strike down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics is having ripple effects on legislation across the country.

Action on gun violence is a respect life issue in the eyes of some
Jun 30 2016
In the first 181 days of 2016, there have been 163 mass shootings in the United States.

English bishops condemn rise in xenophobic attacks after Brexit vote
Jun 29 2016
Catholic bishops condemned a sharp rise in xenophobic and racist attacks following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down regulations on Texas abortion clinics
Jun 27 2016
In a 5-3 vote June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics.