Posts Tagged ‘President Donald Trump’

Devout Catholics give Trump big support Comments 0

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

President Trump is in strong shape among Roman Catholic voters who are serious about practicing their faith. But among categories in America’s largest single faith — ranging from occasional church-goers to non-practicing Catholics — support for the president drops dramatically. Trump, in fact, loses among non-devout Catholics to all of the major Democratic presidential hopefuls. Read more

Catholic organisations condemn Trump’s Paris agreement withdrawal Comments 0

Monday, November 11th, 2019
Trump Paris Agreement

Catholic organisations in the United States are condemning the Trump administration as it begins to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change. Citing economic downsides to the plan, on June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump said he would pull out of the deal at the earliest possible date. It makes the US Read more

Bibles not rosaries spared from Trump’s China tariff Comments 0

Monday, August 19th, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump’s Trade Representative’s office has permanently spared Bibles printed in China from his tariff plans. Bibles are among about 25 product categories removed from 10 percent tariffs due to take effect next month and in December. Other products have removed from the tariff plans because they are considered important. They include child Read more

Pope compares nationalistic rhetoric to Hitler-speak Comments 0

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Pope Francis is concerned about recent political rhetoric, warning against nationalism and saying recent political speeches “resemble those of Hitler in 1934. “’Us first. We … We … These are frightening thoughts.” “Sovereignism” or nationalism, represents an attitude of “isolation” and closure, he said in an interveiw with Italian newspaper La Stampa last week. “A Read more

Archbishop deletes tweets attacking Trump Comments 0

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Texan archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller has deleted his tweets attacking President Donald Trump because they “were not focused on the issues but on an individual.” He had posted several tweets to Trump after Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso, Texas where 22 people were killed. Garcia-Siller was one of many people who, in the aftermath of Read more

Washington archbishop takes on US president Comments 0

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington has spoken out against the racist, divisive tweets President Donald Trump has been making about his critics in Congress. Defending his right to voice his concerns, Gregory says there are times “when a pastor and a disciple of Jesus is called to speak out to defend the dignity of all Read more

Catholic churches used to gather location-based cellphone data Comments 0

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon says he used location-based data from smartphones to target Catholic church attendees with vote advertisements. Bannon says a message was sent to church-goers from CatholicVote, “…not to go vote for a specific guy, but for all Catholics to go out and do their duty and they’re going to put out Read more

Pope’s migrant drowning anguish Comments 0

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Photos of a migrant father and young daughter who drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico to enter the United States without legal permission have struck the hearts of many world leaders. The photos show the bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria, who were fleeing from El Read more

Evangelicals pledge tens of millions to reelect Trump Comments 0

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Evangelical Christian leaders are promising to pour millions of dollars into President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. While the politician has continually acted decidedly not Christ-like while in office, his willingness to enact their social agenda in exchange for campaign dollars and votes has won him their continued backing. The Faith and Freedom Coalition has announced Read more

Pope willing to oppose Trump directly Comments 0

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Pope Francis says he is willing to personally tell President Donald Trump it is wrong to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. “I don’t know what happens when this new culture of defending territories by building walls enters. We already know one, [the one] from Berlin, that brought us a lot of headaches and Read more