A year before the election, some Catholic bishops want poverty and environment central to Catholic voter guide

Heated debate over USCCB voter guide reveals a 'rhetoric of regime change'

The following comes from a November 17 Religion News Service article by David Gibson: The nation’s Catholic bishops on November 17 passed an updated guide for Catholic voters ahead of next year’s elections, but only after airing unusually sharp disagreements on how much they can, and should, adjust their priorities to match those of Pope Francis. More than any other item … [Read more...]

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Democratic Party is facing a Catholic apocalypse

Big problems ahead for liberals

The following comes from a March 15 Salon article by Patricia Miller:   It’s one of the central contradictions of American politics: that there’s no such thing as the “Catholic vote,” yet the Catholics vote still matters.   There’s no “Catholic vote” in terms of Catholics representing an electoral bloc that votes according to what their bishops tell … [Read more...]

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