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2020 Presidential Election

CNA Staff, Aug 24, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- A surgeon, retired army officer, missionary, and Catholic religious sister is among the featured speakers at this week’s Republican National Convention. The convention, which takes place over four days this week, will officially nominate President Donald Trump for reelection. Sr.

by Kevin Jones Denver Newsroom, Aug 20, 2020 / 10:52 am MT (CNA).- Sister Simone Campbell, who offered a prayer at the Democratic National Convention Thursday, has declined to take a stand on the morality of abortion protections, and a CNA examination finds donors to her organization, Network Lobby, have

CNA Staff, Aug 18, 2020 / 10:22 am MT (CNA).- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York will offer a prayer at the opening of the Republican National Convention next week, the cardinal announced Tuesday. “As a priest, one of my most sacred obligations is to try and respond positively whenever

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 17, 2020 / 03:30 pm MT (CNA).- As the Democratic National Convention kicked off on Monday, pro-life Democrats urged their party to adopt a “whole-life” approach that supports people of all ages and races. Democrats cannot commit to fighting racism while promoting abortion

CNA Staff, Aug 17, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- A new Pew Research poll shows white and Hispanic Catholics split over who they will vote for in the 2020 presidential elections. According to a survey of 11,001 American adults conducted in July and August, released August 13, Pew found

CNA Staff, Aug 17, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- Two prominent Catholics will offer prayers at the Democratic National Convention later this week. Fr. James Martin, S.J., and Sister Simone Campbell, SSS will both offer prayers during the Democratic National Convention, it was announced on Sunday. Martin, along with

Washington D.C., Aug 14, 2020 / 03:49 pm MT (CNA).- More than 100 Democratic politicians have sent a letter to the party’s Platform Committee, calling for changes in the platform to accept pro-life Democrats and assure them that their view will be respected. “In the U.S., pro-life Democrats have been

CNA Staff, Aug 6, 2020 / 11:30 pm MT (CNA).- Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday spoke about his Catholic faith, in response to comments from President Donald Trump that a Biden presidency would “hurt God.” “Like so many people, my faith has been the bedrock foundation of my life:

The 2020 Election is upon us. A divided country. Fights at the dinner table. Political vitriol. What does it mean to love our neighbors in the midst of such a climate? As Catholics, we have a long tradition of engagement in the political process as a means of putting our

CNA Staff, Jun 19, 2020 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- After an Arizona bishop expressed concern about political organizations engaging with local parishes, the leader of one such group said some perceptions about his organization do not square with the facts. Bishop Edward Weisenburger wrote to priests of the Tucson