Posts Tagged ‘Democrats’

Democrats lost white Christians. Can they win them back?

Monday, February 24th, 2020

In the lead-up to the 2020 election, Democratic candidates and party officials have worked hard to counter the narrative that their party has a “religion problem.” They’ve hired faith outreach directors, met with religious activists and courted the votes of people of a wide range of faith groups throughout the Democratic primary season. But experts Read more

The radical assault on marriage and family – Marx to today

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Dr. Paul Kengor is a professor of political science at Grove City College (Pennsylvania) and the author of several best-selling books, including Dupes: How America’s Adversaries Have Manipulated Progressives for a Century; God and Ronald Reagan; God and George W. Bush; God and Hillary Clinton; and The Crusader: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of Communism. Read more

US has highest-ever number of Catholics in Congress

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The recent United States elections resulted in the highest-ever number of Catholics in Congress, according to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. The 161 Catholics make up 30.4 per cent of all seats in the Senate and House of Representatives — well above the Catholic share of 22 per cent of the adult Read more

Democrats add God back into platform

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Embarrassed by the Republicans, the US Democrats have amended their convention platform to add back mention of God and declare that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The move was made to try and defuse Republican attacks but may have backfired as it infuriated many delegates. The motion only passed after a third attempt. “In Read more

How progressive Democrats remain Catholic

Friday, August 26th, 2011

The American house Minority Leader calls herself an “ardent, practicing Catholic,” and in a visit to Rome in 2008 was photographed kissing the papal ring of Pope Benedict XVI. California’s governor attended Jesuit seminary, where he studied to become a Catholic priest, and in 2005 was married in the Catholic Church. The governor of New Read more