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The President of the dissident group Catholics for Choice has his own spin on the subject of Catholics and how we vote: As the election nears, many news outlets are repeating misinformation about what Catholics believe and what they can […]

“God is the reason that I’m running. If I didn’t believe that there were a cause greater than myself worth fighting for, if I didn’t believe that it takes a complete dying of self to make things right in this […]

That’s how Matthew Archbold at National Catholic Register describes the postcard below that many in Minnesota found in their mailboxes this week.  It was sent out by a Democratic non-profit, with a simple message: the Catholic Church supports a party […]

After 16 years in Congress (including a failed run for the White House), Kansas Republican Senator Sam Brownback is running for governor of Kansas. The Kansas City Star has a lengthy look at his life, which included converting to Catholicism […]

Two weeks before the election, controversial Catholic Senate candidate — and notable non-witch — Christine O’Donnell waded into the issue of church-state separation in a broadcast debate.    From the AP: Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell of Delaware on Tuesday […]

Could this be a bellwether for the coming election? Take a look: A new poll reveals that Catholic voters, generally the middle ground in the religious political debate, are moving toward the political right, mirroring what pollsters believe is the […]

The subject of faith came up — prominently — in last night’s debate between the two contenders for Senate in Delaware: Christine O’Donnell, the Republican Delaware Senate candidate, and her Democratic opponent, Chris Coons, hurled personal attacks at each other […]

One of the more famous — or infamous — political duets will perform at one of the country’s premiere Catholic fundraisers, according to the Archdiocese of New York website: Political consultants James Carville and Mary Matalin will be the guest […]

This should be interesting, to say the least: One is a prominent atheist, the other a devout Roman Catholic. Both share mutual admiration for each other, but for a few hours next month, they will be adversaries, facing off over […]