Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Politicians’

What makes a politician Catholic?

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Pope Francis says service, not party affiliation, makes a politician Catholic. This involves dedication to promoting the common good, particularly through listening to and empowering people who are often overlooked. The pope was speaking to a group of young Latin American leaders attending a course on politics and the social teaching of the church. The Read more

It was a great privilege to work with Bill English – Cardinal Dew

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Cardinal John Dew is one of a number of New Zealanders representing a broad spectrum of society who have praised former Prime Minister Bill English since he announced his retirement from politics earlier this year. He recently told an Australian Catholic journalist that it had been a great privilege to work with English. In an interview with Read more

Vice president Biden’s Catholic faith very important to him

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Joe Biden, the vice president of the United States, has made a fleeting visit to New Zealand. He is the first Catholic vice president of the United States. Biden is more comfortable than most politicians in talking about how his Catholicism has affected his life and his views. In his campaign book in 2008 Biden Read more