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by Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Nov 11, 2022 / 08:00 am As pro-abortion measures won on state ballots and pro-life measures faced defeat, Catholic bishops responded to election results with profound disappointment. They professed resolve to continue to work to defend unborn human life and support pregnant women in …

by Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Nov 8, 2022 / 21:37 pm Republican J.D. Vance, a Catholic convert, will assume public office for the first time in January after defeating Rep. Tim Ryan, a fellow Catholic, in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race on Tuesday. NBC News projected that as of roughly 11 …

by Shannon Mullen, Zelda Caldwell, Edie Heipel Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 9, 2022 / 07:55 am The American people spoke on Election Day, but it’s not clear yet what they were trying to say. The day after the 2022 midterm elections, votes were still being counted in key races across the country, …

By Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Nov 9, 2022 / 13:45 pm At the midterm elections on Tuesday, voters in Maryland and Missouri chose to accept ballot measures to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The decisions came despite the objections of the Catholic bishops of both states, who noted the Church’s teaching on the physical …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 8, 2022 / 22:11 pm A pro-life amendment offering protections for the unborn in Kentucky has failed, a local NBC affiliate in that state projected Tuesday night. Voters did not support a ballot measure called Amendment 2 that would have amended the state …

by Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Nov 8, 2022 / 10:00 am Catholics are heading to the polls Tuesday along with the rest of the electorate to decide who will fill all 435 U.S. House seats and 34 of the 100 U.S. Senate seats. National polls show close races for …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 7, 2022 / 13:15 pm Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco is inviting the faithful to join him in praying a rosary for peace on Election Day. “At 12:30 pm on election day, please join me to pray a rosary for peace,” …

Gracious and loving God, let your Spirit be with me today. Hear my  prayers, and increase in me the will to follow your Son Jesus. Help me to draw on the resources of my faith as I use the opportunities of our democracy to shape a society more respectful of …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Nov 7, 2022 / 14:15 pm Out-of-state billionaires George Soros and Michael Bloomberg, joined by a “dark money” fund, are among the wealthy backers of Michigan’s proposed ballot measure to make abortion a constitutional right. Despite the influx of money, foes of Proposal 3 …

by Jonah McKeown, Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 28, 2022 / 14:10 pm The U.S. Senate race in Ohio, set to be decided at the midterm elections on Nov. 8, features a pair of Catholics with diverging policy positions. Republican J.D. Vance, a Catholic convert, is squaring off against Rep. …