This page gives summaries on Catholic news and issues, especially those important to voting.
By Heidi Schlumpf and Bill Mitchell – Opinion “As a friendly reminder — and for suggested social media sharing and forwarding to that friend from high school or great-uncle-twice-removed who insists Biden or those who vote for him are not really Catholic, we offer this roundup of recent helpful articles and columns. To counter the narrative thatContinue reading “Asking for a friend: Can a Catholic vote for Biden?”
Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times – October 21, 2020 A granddaughter of the Rev. Billy Graham, Jerushah Duford, is a committed evangelical Christian who describes herself as “pro-life.” For most of her life, she voted Republican. Yet this year, she is voting for Joe Biden and is encouraging fellow Christians to distance themselves fromContinue reading ““She’s Evangelical, ‘Pro-Life’, and Voting for Biden””
Sebastian Gomes, America Magazine – October 19 “…To say that abortion is the pre-eminent issue in a particular political season is to reduce the common good, in effect, to one issue. And that’s a distortion of Catholic teaching. In fact, the assertion that abortion is “the” pre-eminent issue in this political campaign for Catholics is itself aContinue reading “Bishop McElroy of San Diego: Interview with America Magazine”