Observers say Judge Amy Coney Barrett conveyed a deep knowledge of judicial procedures, along with a fierce commitment to the rule of law during Senate confirmation hearings last week.
2020 Presidential Election
President Plans to Debate Biden Oct. 15 as Campaign Pledges ‘Full-Speed’ Push
President Donald Trump went on social media to assure he’d soon be back on the campaign trail. However, Trump’s doctor and campaign officials described a “wait-and-see” posture regarding how and when he might return to in-person events.
They May Not Vote as a Block, But Latinos Still Can Influence the Election
Each presidential election year, the nonprofit Hope Border Institute in El Paso, Texas, has counted on parish halls and other church spaces to register new voters, particularly Latinos, so that their voices and interests can be properly represented.
Catholic Voters Urged to Consult Church’s Social Teaching for Guidance on Issues
As early voting begins in some states for the coming presidential election, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori is urging his parishioners to be guided by the principles of Catholic social teaching as they complete their ballots.
Democrats for Life Fight Party’s Pro-Abortion Stance
Democrats for Life of America, a non-profit group that works to get pro-life candidates elected to public office, is fighting to convince the Democratic Party to adopt a moderate abortion stance.
In the 2020 Presidential Election, Immigration Is About Two Americas
The way two panelists at a key immigration conference see it, the issue Donald Trump ran on in his successful 2016 campaign emerges in this year’s presidential contest much the same way it did before: as a battle between a group seeking to stop demographic changes and one embracing them.
Dioceses, State Conferences Help Catholics Form Conscience on Election Issues
The U.S. bishops’ quadrennial document on political responsibility, “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” has been widely embraced and shared by dioceses hoping to inject wisdom and clarity into the run-up to the November general election.
Eviction Moratorium Seen As Short-Term Fix That Might Bring Long-Term Problems
A moratorium on housing evictions announced Sept. 1 by President Donald Trump will keep thousands of Americans in their homes through the end of the year, but critics say it would only delay a housing catastrophe for a few months.
Two Religious Sisters, Two Conventions
During the past two weeks, two prominent Catholic women religious appeared at the conventions the two major parties held.
Voting Pro-Life: What Exactly Does That Mean?
Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Pro-Life Committee, said Catholics should not leave their pro-life beliefs at home when they go to vote on Nov. 3. Abortion, religious freedom, and racism are all pro-life issues, Archbishop Naumann told Current News in an Aug. 19 interview.