Catholic Politicians

July 18, 2014

Another Questionable Commencement Speaker at Notre Dame

April 30, 2014

Midterm Elections Offer Another Opportunity for Formation

COMMENTARY: Catholics will once again grapple with ‘misguided appeals to conscience.’

January 28, 2014

Peter Cosgrove: From College Chancellor to Australia’s Governor General

The former general in the Australian Army was named Queen Elizabeth’s representative to the country Jan. 28.

June 17, 2013

Catholic Groups Criticize Pelosi’s Claim That Abortion Is ‘Sacred Ground’

Protection of late-term abortion seems paramount to the ‘practicing and respectful Catholic’ politician.

October 16, 2012

Catholic Convert Carries Her Faith Into N.Y. Senate Race

In an uphill battle against a liberal Democratic incumbent, Wendy Long stays true to Church teachings on life and family issues.

October 12, 2012

The Calm Adult vs. the Petulant Scoffer

September 19, 2012

CARA: Catholic Vote 'Too Close to Call'

September 10, 2012

Paul Ryan and the Moral Foundation of Our Economic Recovery

August 22, 2012

Abortion in Cases of Rape: Todd Akin’s Gaffe Spotlights Catholic Teaching — Again

A furor over a recent campaign-season comment provides another opportunity to clarify Church doctrine.

August 18, 2012

The Paul Ryan-Ayn Rand Connection: What’s a Catholic to Think?


August 15, 2012

Paul Ryan’s Bishop Defends Him Amid Attacks on His Application of Church Teaching

Madison, Wis., Bishop Robert Morlino says he’s not endorsing Ryan, but upholds the candidate’s reputation as a serious Catholic committed to applying Church social doctrine.

March 27, 2012

Catholic Entities Undermine U.S. Bishops' Authority

In the case of the HHS contraception mandate, groups like the Catholic Health Association and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious have assumed authority where there is none, and the Obama administration has pounced on the opportunity to divide and conquer.

January 4, 2012

Veteran Pol Santorum Emerges From Iowa With a Timely Message

A Different Kind of Catholic Candidate

August 4, 2011

Dealing With Debt — and Stewardship

June 3, 2011

Vice President Biden Meets With Pope Benedict

Private meeting was not on the Holy Father's public schedule for June 3.

May 11, 2011

Mormon Convert, Aquinas and Horses, Amy Wellborn's New Blog, Saving Babies in Indiana, and more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

March 14, 2011

Maryland Lawmakers Reject Same-Sex 'Marriage'

Bill turned back in spite of support from Catholic governor, legislators.

December 7, 2010

Meet the Catholics in Congress

Here’s our snapshot of the spectrum of pro-life votes and views of Catholics on Capitol Hill, newly updated for the 112th Congress.

June 22, 2009

Prayers for Politicians

February 20, 2009

Archbishop Chaput on Pelosi

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