A public watchdog group charges the USCCB with politicking on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and it wants the IRS to explore revoking the hierarchy's tax-exempt status.
The bishops "offer our prayers that God will give you strength and wisdom to meet the difficult challenges that face America," Dolan wrote.
The Catholic dioceses of Missouri are running television ads advocating against the contraceptive coverage mandated by the Obama administration's health care reform.
Viewpoint: Mitt Romney says he will create more jobs, but how can that help those working 80 hours a week at minimum wage?
Editorial: When the bishops meet next month, they ought to ponder whether their actions during this election season were useful or shrill.
Catholic scholars and political activists Ed Gaffney, Douglas W. Kmiec and Patrick Whelan wrote America Undecided: Why Obama Deserves a Second Term as a final attempt to persuade wavering Catholics that President Obama is our best hope to address a Catholic social agenda in the next four years. One has to wonder why it came so late in the election cycle — the publishing date was Oct.
There are many reasons Ryan Sattler supports Maryland’s ballot referendum on marriage equality. But first on his list is his sister Mary.
Despite regulations that prohibit religious groups from overtly stepping into electoral politics for fear of losing their tax-exempt status, the Internal Revenue Service hasn't been investigating politicking by them for the past three years, The Associated Press reported this weekend.
Following a 2009 federal court order requiring the IRS to clarify its procedures for investigating such matters, the agency has since held those audits "in abeyance," according to an IRS official.
In the debates leading up to Tuesday's election, both candidates agreed on the addition of drones to our arsenal and how they are used.
We say: Three groups have made their presence felt this election season, and we should celebrate them.