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  • So far, no proof of a ‘Francis effect’ in 2016

    • May 7, 2016

    Six months before the general election, analysts say the necessary polling has not been done to offer a clear picture of Catholic voter attitudes in 2016 regarding the presidential race or on key issues. But they expect polls in coming months to shed light on Catholic voters’ preferences in a

  • Choosing a candidate? Heed Ten Commandments, says Philippine prelate

    Choosing a candidate? Heed Ten Commandments, says Philippine prelate

    • Apr 2, 2016

    MANILA, Philippines (CNS) — A Philippine archbishop is urging Catholics to heed the Ten Commandments before they head to the polls in May to vote for offices ranging from president to local village councilors. Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan, who is also president of the Philippine bishops’ conference, said in

  • In 2016, Francis may be a pope in search of a partner

    In 2016, Francis may be a pope in search of a partner

    • Jan 3, 2016

    ROME – When a strong pope with a clear social agenda intersects with a world leader who shares the same basic outlook, and one who’s willing to put elbow grease behind it, sometimes history can change. With the support of King Philip II of Spain, for instance, St. Pius V

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