As Donald Trump and Joe Biden scramble to win over undecided voters in the last days of the campaign, some people are just exhausted from all of the political rhetoric and are looking for an exit ramp.
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.
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.
Catholics’ hunger for a moral vocabulary in the final two months of the presidential race is unlikely to be successfully addressed by either nominee.
Kamala Harris’s campaign positions on immigration reform, aid to refugees, and poverty, align with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. But some Catholics won’t approve of her stance on abortion. Some advocates of religious freedom claim Harris has been openly hostile to their beliefs.
Last week, California Sen. Kamala Harris accepted former Vice President Joe Biden’s nomination to be his running mate in this year’s presidential race. This announcement made history, given how ethnically, racially, and religiously diverse Sen. Harris is.
Joe Biden’s choice of Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, as his vice presidential running mate elicited broad smiles from key black Catholics. Others, though, started criticizing her record nearly as soon as the pick was publicized Aug. 11.
Former Vice President Joe Biden attended the 9 a.m. Mass at St. Anthony Church Oct. 27 and when he presented himself to receive the Eucharist was refused by the pastor.
Given the seriousness with which the post-Watergate Washington Post takes itself, it seems unlikely that its editors strive for hilarity in devising headlines. Whatever their intention, though, they managed to make me laugh out loud at breakfast on May 20, when the headline on the jump from a page-one story about former vice president Biden’s current campaign read: Biden’s team says there’s no need for Democrats to stampede toward the left.
U.S. Catholics generally know little about the Church’s history in our country. But whether you’re trying to fill gaps in your knowledge or just looking for a good read, let me recommend Russell Shaw’s “Catholics in America – Religious Identity and Cultural Assimilation from John Carroll to Flannery O’Connor” (Ignatius Press).