Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Vote’

Poll: Trump trails Biden among Catholic voters (but keeps his lead with white Catholics)

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Catholic voters in the United States would narrowly prefer former Vice President Joe Biden over President Donald Trump, the Pew Research Center reported on July 1. When asked who they would vote for or who they are leaning toward if the election were held today, 52 percent of Catholics picked Mr. Biden and 47 percent Read more

Political campaigns target Catholics at Mass

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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In 2016, Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin by fewer than 23,000 votes. This time, a group that favours Trump is trying to ensure a repeat victory. And it’s using something called geofencing to find Catholics at Mass. For All Tech Considered, NPR’s Audie Cornish spoke with Heidi Schlumpf of the National Catholic Reporter Read more

Trump and the emerging Catholic problem

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Catholics are moving away from President Trump. In the latest Quinnipiac poll (which thankfully includes a set of questions about religion), 55% of Catholics say they will definitely not vote for Trump in 2020, as opposed to 32% who say they definitely will vote for him and 12% who say they’d consider it. Even if Read more

Election 2017 – Bishops say make sure you vote

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Even when the choices to be made seem difficult or the questions to be asked too tough, are we tackling some of the big challenges facing us as a nation and as part of a global community? With the 2017 General Election in just over two months, this is the message of the New Zealand Read more

Mortal sin and the vote

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith, Doctrinal Note on some questions regarding The Participation of Catholics in Political Life The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, having received the opinion of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, has decided that it would be appropriate to publish the present Doctrinal Note on some questions regarding Read more

The fundamental error in defining a “Catholic Vote”

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

It began over a month ago with a two- to three-line invitation in the bulletin to attend a “non-partisan” meeting on the presidential election and its significance for the Catholic vote. Then, in last week’s Sunday bulletin, a full one-page flyer inserted in the bulletin entitled “The Catholic Vote” urged all Catholics to consider the Read more