- Dec 2, 2020
It was clear through the 2020 election cycle that the Catholic vote wasn’t a monolith, what was surprising for some was that was also true for young and Latino Catholic voters that some pundits assumed would overwhelmingly support Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election.
A move by the Department of Justice to expand how it carries out federal death sentences — to include electrocution, gas or firing squads along with lethal injections –was sharply criticized by Catholic anti-death penalty activists.
Nine more Catholic priests, including one well known for helping Denver’s homeless, were found to have sexually abused children in an updated report on sex abuse in Colorado’s Catholic churches released Tuesday by state Attorney General Phil Weiser.
Gov. Charlie Baker is urging those attending services at houses of worship in Massachusetts to adhere to COVID-19 precautions, like wearing masks and practicing social distancing particularly for indoor services.
As the coronavirus surges in Oklahoma, nearing 200,000 total cases on Tuesday, Gov. Kevin Stitt declared Thursday a day of prayer and fasting in the state.
In an introductory teleconference Tuesday morning, Auxiliary Bishop Michael Fisher of Washington emphasized his collaborative, cooperative, and communicative approach to ministry that he will bring to the Diocese of Buffalo as its new bishop.