Colorado, Louisiana Voters to Decide on Abortion Measures Nov. 3

Abortion is on the ballot in two states Nov. 3: Colorado and Louisiana. In Colorado, Proposition 115 would ban abortion beginning at 22 weeks of pregnancy. The measure includes exceptions to save the life of the pregnant woman but not for instances of rape or incest.

Recognizing the Role Black Women Played in the Movement

Many black women — such as Ida B. Wells, Elizabeth Piper Ensley, Mary Church Terrell, Juno Frankie Pierce, and Mary McLeod Bethune — who fought for racial equality and gender equality weren’t respected by white suffragists, forcing them to create their own suffragist movements.

Bishop Urges Catholics to Exercise ‘Prudence’ When Voting

Moral theology often focuses on individual policy decisions and how they measure against Catholic teaching – but too little attention has been paid to how Catholics should navigate voting for specific candidates, said Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego in a sweeping address ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

U.S. Bishops Release ‘Faithful Citizenship’ Videos Ahead of Elections

As the 2020 presidential race kicks into high gear – just two days after the Iowa caucuses and one day after the State of the Union – the U.S. bishops released a series of new videos aimed to help inform Catholics on the Church’s teachings ahead of a national election.

Midterms Show Faith Matters in US Politics

Two weeks after a Democratic “blue wave” swept Congress, Catholics gathered at Georgetown University to parse the role of the 73 percent of self-identified Christian voters who participated in the midterm elections.

Post-Midterms, Do We Have Two Catholic Churches in America?

Election night is always like an all-you-can-eat buffet for political junkies, and inevitably it produces the sort of “only in America” ironies you just can’t script: Last night, for instance, gave us a brothel owner who died two weeks before the vote but still managed to get elected to the Nevada state assembly.

Top Vatican Official Congratulates Trump, Offers Prayers

Congratulating Donald Trump for his victory in the U.S. presidential election, the Vatican secretary of state expressed hope people would work together “to change the global situation, which is a situation of serious laceration, serious conflict.”