President Donald Trump spent the last day of his presidency in office looking back at his accomplishments, wishing his successor good luck, issuing pardons, and hinting at a possible White House run in the future.
In his first comments since President Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol Building in protest of the 2020 election this past Wednesday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, condemned the president for instigating the behavior.
Chaos broke out in the nation’s capital Wednesday afternoon when President Donald Trump supporters descended upon and got inside the nation’s Capitol building as lawmakers met in a joint session to count and confirm electoral college votes.
At the virtual launch of his new book, Cardinal George Pell opened up about what his time in prison before acquitted of charges of sexual abuse was like, and he also offered an evaluation of U.S. President Donald Trump’s time in office as well as the need for a set of clear rules when a pope retires.
Two weeks after Election Day, President Donald Trump had not eased up on challenging the voting results. Reconciliation of the citizenry seemed elusive. But leaders of the Catholic clergy in Brooklyn and across the nation reminded the Church of its unique role in helping the nation heal.
Disgruntled conservatives, claiming they were targeted while liberals could tweet freely, are flocking to “Parler” — that’s French for “talk.” This new platform claims to be an unbiased home for social networking that honors free speech. Conservative politicians, pundits, and other users tout it as a powerful alternative to longtime platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.
Political observers say President Donald Trump kept his support among white evangelicals — eight in 10 voted for him — but African Americans and Hispanics, both mostly Christian, favored Biden with overwhelming margins.
The U.S. remains in uncertainty about the presidential race after Election Day, as a counting of the vote continues, showing Democratic candidate Joe Biden ahead in electoral votes, but not by much.
On the morning of Nov. 2, the nation’s capital looked as if it was getting ready for a hurricane rather than an election.
Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he was praying for President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, adding, “May God grant them full healing and may he keep their family safe and healthy.”