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Pew sees religious voters’ support for 2020 nominees mirroring past elections

Pew sees religious voters’ support for 2020 nominees mirroring past elections

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Support for Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden from voters who identify as religious appears to adhere to earlier patterns, a Pew researcher told a Georgetown University panel Sept. 15.

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Brooklyn bishop reflects on ‘attack that shook foundations of our society’

Brooklyn bishop reflects on ‘attack that shook foundations of our society’

| September 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

The nation “can never forget” the 9/11 tragedy “that shook the foundations of our society and our trust in our government to protect us,” Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said in his Sept. 9 column in The Tablet, the diocesan newspaper.

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Prayers at Democratic convention seek compassion for people, planet in peril

Prayers at Democratic convention seek compassion for people, planet in peril

| Dennis Sadowski | August 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Prayers offered by a pair of prominent Catholics during the closing night of the Democratic National Convention focused on addressing the needs of people on the margins of society and a planet facing environmental catastrophe.

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Democratic Party urged to be ‘big tent’ and welcome its pro-life members

Democratic Party urged to be ‘big tent’ and welcome its pro-life members

| Kurt Jensen | August 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

By the time of their online Zoom caucus Aug. 17, organizers of Democrats for Life knew their effort to modify the party platform language on abortion was a nonstarter.

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Why we can’t do evil even if good may come

Why we can’t do evil even if good may come

| Bishop Robert Barron | May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

There is a curious and intriguing passage in the third chapter of St. Paul’s letter to the Romans, which in the context of the missive seems almost tossed-off, but which has proven to be a cornerstone of Catholic moral theology for the past two thousand years.

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Biden denied Communion at Mass during campaign stop in South Carolina

Biden denied Communion at Mass during campaign stop in South Carolina

| Deirdre C. Mays | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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Biden called ‘counter-witness’ to church teaching for presiding at wedding

Biden called ‘counter-witness’ to church teaching for presiding at wedding

| August 8, 2016 | 4 Comments

By officiating at a same-sex wedding, Vice President Joe Biden as a prominent Catholic politician has created confusion over church teaching on marriage and “the corresponding moral obligations of Catholics,” three U.S. bishops said Aug. 5.

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Notre Dame gives Laetare Medal to Biden, Boehner over critics’ objections

Notre Dame gives Laetare Medal to Biden, Boehner over critics’ objections

| Ann Carey | May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The University of Notre Dame conferred it prestigious Laetare Medal on Vice President Joe Biden and former House Speaker John Boehner without incident at graduation May 15, but the controversy over the recipients still hung in the air.

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