Chaplains recount their sacramental challenges.
The U.S. bishops have been supportive of the president’s initial moves, which include enhanced protections for children of undocumented immigrants and increasing the number of refugee admissions.
The list of accomplishments on the pro-life file include bans on federal funding for abortion both domestically and overseas and the appointment of nearly 200 federal judges who are constitutional originalists.
Every vote counted in the tightly contested 2020 presidential race, which means that that even minor shifts among religious groups could have had an outsized impact on the outcome.
Bishop-elect William Byrne says the greatest preparation for becoming a bishop has been his service as a pastor.
According to exit polls, the vote seemed to split nearly evenly.
Analysts discuss the potential ramifications if Joe Biden is elected and subsequently moves to expand the number of Supreme Court justices in order to advance left-wing political agendas.
The U.S. bishops repeatedly have advised that five Catholic principles should guide public policy in the area of immigration.