• Victims question Kamala Harris’s record on clergy abuse

    Victims question Kamala Harris’s record on clergy abuse

    • Jun 26, 2019

    Survivors of clergy abuse and their attorneys say that Kamala Harris’s record on fighting sex abuse within the Catholic Church is relevant as the U.S. senator from California campaigns for the presidency as a tough-on-crime ex-prosecutor who got her start prosecuting child sexual abuse cases.

  • Arab Christians voice hope, concern over Trump’s speech to Muslim leaders

    Arab Christians voice hope, concern over Trump’s speech to Muslim leaders

    • May 23, 2017

    Father Rafic Greiche, spokesman for the Egyptian bishops, welcomed Donald Trump’s remarks to Muslim leaders, calling them “very, very frank,” especially in light of several recent bombings, beheadings and other attacks claimed by the so-called Islamic State on Egyptian Christians and churches.

  • Polls finds stark Catholic racial divide on Trump v. Clinton

    Polls finds stark Catholic racial divide on Trump v. Clinton

    • Jul 13, 2016

    A new poll by the Pew Research Center finds that American Catholics currently back Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a margin of 56 percent to 39, but that result reflects a sharp racial divide: White Catholics are narrowly backing Trump, while Hispanic Catholics break dramatically for Clinton.

  • Trump: Pope Francis doesn’t understand border issues

    Trump: Pope Francis doesn’t understand border issues

    • Feb 11, 2016

    The day before Pope Francis will arrive in Mexico for the start of a five-day visit that includes a stop along the US-Mexico border, Donald Trump says that Francis just doesn’t get it. Asked about the first Latin American pope’s visit to the border, Trump said, “I think that the pope

  • A little 'naked being itself' doesn't sound half bad

    A little 'naked being itself' doesn't sound half bad

    • Feb 10, 2016

    Today is Ash Wednesday. “Remember that thou art dust and unto dust thou shalt return.” But dust, death, and any other downers seem a million miles away from where I am writing this story, in my room on the 7th floor of the Radisson Hotel, Manchester, New Hampshire, ground zero

  • Why Catholic leaders don't endorse presidential candidates

    Why Catholic leaders don't endorse presidential candidates

    • Jan 28, 2016

    With just days left before Iowa casts the first votes in the presidential nominating contests, Republican candidates have been crisscrossing the state touting their Christian bona fides, appealing to the group of voters who could make or break several campaigns. Part of this ritual includes rattling off a list of prominent