A Seattle pastor urged his parishioners to use their consciences when it comes to voting for a same-sex marriage referendum Nov. 6.
When Joe Biden and Paul Ryan face off in the vice-presidential debate Thursday night, it will mark the first showdown of its kind between the first Catholics ever to oppose each other on the major party tickets.
A "Catholic Thrilla in Manila," as a Washington Post headline put it, recalling the famous 1975 Ali-Frazier heavyweight bout in the Philippines. Store window signs in the host city of Danville, Ky., prefer the "Thrill in the Ville."
Whatever it is called, expectations among Catholics are as high as the stakes for both campaigns.
Sen. Ed Murray has made it his life's work to represent the vulnerable and marginalized. But as a devout Catholic, his position on same-sex marriage has invited scrutiny.
It is refreshing to see Catholic social teaching applied so clearly and so forcefully at a critical moment in our nation's life. We owe these authors our gratitude.
The public has been treated to over-the-top political assertions from bishops repeatedly in recent years. Catholics have become numb to culture-warrior bishops.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who heads the U.S. bishops’ conference, outlined Thursday nine “concerns” he says he has for the nation as people prepare to vote.
With elections weeks away, several bishops have become unabashedly vocal in highlighting the issues they think should determine Catholics' votes.
While candidates hit the road, political groups and committees, including CatholicVote.org, will ramp up the fight to push their politicians into office.
Four panelists at a Catholic University of America discussion agreed that U.S. voters are more divided and partisan today, and Catholic voters are part of those partisan positions.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill banning so-called reparative or conversion therapy that attempts to change the sexual orientation of minors, making California the first state to outlaw the practice.
The California Catholic Conference and the Catholic Medical Association were among several groups opposing the ban.