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Catholics and Politics

Watchdog Group Asks IRS To Probe Catholic Bishops

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Religion

(RNS) A public watchdog group is charging the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops with openly politicking on behalf of Republican presidential candida...

Watch HuffPost Live: Who Speaks For Catholicism?

Posted 11.05.2012 | Religion

In a blog for The Huffington Post, Sister Mary Ann Walsh, Director of Media Relations for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, takes the ...

Controversial American Cardinal Exerts Influence In Rome

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 10.01.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) When some American Catholics worry that the hierarchy is tilting toward the Republican Party, or taking the church back to the 19th...

Found: The Perfect Catholic Convention Speaker

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

For a small fee, I will address one (or, fingers crossed, both) conventions and will do a fine job. Here is a list of my qualifications, plus why I'll get out the vote for your party, should I be invited by your wonderful party, which, by the way, I have always supported.

South Carolina Primary Humor, Intentional and Unintentional

Herb Silverman | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Herb Silverman

Newt Gingrich, the other Catholic, won the South Carolina primary with strong evangelical support. All he seems to have in common with JFK is well-publicized, adulterous relationships. To JFK's credit, he never focused on family values.