Vice President Kamala Harris Feb. 24 held a ceremonial swearing-in of Catholic lawyer Joe Donnelly of Indiana as the new U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.
Border Bishop to Vice President: ‘We Need to Work Together’
On Vice President Kamala Harris’ first trip to the Southern border, Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso emphasized to her the importance of seeing first-hand the border and the countries migrants are fleeing to properly address the burgeoning immigration crisis.
Only in Print: Purple Reign: Harris’ Nod to Brooklyn’s Shirley Chisholm
Kamala Harris has received much attention for being the first woman elected vice president of the United States and the first person of African American heritage to hold that title.
Catholics Voice Both Elation and Alarm Over Biden/Harris Projected Victory
By mid-morning Nov. 7, Joe Biden was projected by news organizations, to capture enough electoral college votes to win the 2020 election and make history as the second Catholic commander-in-chief in United States history.
AP Projects Joe Biden as Winner of U.S. Presidential Race, President Trump Is Still Contesting the Results
Joe Biden has been projected as the winner of the presidential race. President Trump refused to concede the election.
Harris Seen as Progressive Partisan Who Can Pivot
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.
Looking at Kamala Harris Through a Cultural Lens and the Evolving Religious Landscape
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.
Some Black Catholics Laud Harris Pick While Others Scrutinize Past Record
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.