Posts Tagged ‘President-elect Joe Biden’

Washington Cardinal will allow Biden Holy Communion

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

Cardinal-designate Wilton Gregory, archbishop of Washington, says he wants to collaborate where possible with the Biden administration. At the same time, he says he’ll also respectfully point out situations where President-elect Joe Biden’s policies diverge from Catholic teaching. “I have always seen myself as someone who is charged with being in dialogue and in conversation, Read more

Biden’s abortion stance causes ‘confusion with the faithful’

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles took aim at president-elect Joe Biden in comments Tuesday. He called it a “difficult and complex” situation that the second-ever Catholic president-elect supports abortion rights. “When politicians who profess the Catholic faith support them there are additional problems,” Gomez, the president of the United States Conference of Catholics Bishops. Read more

Biden to raise refugee quota

Monday, November 16th, 2020
Biden to raise refugee quota

President-elect Joe Biden announced he will raise the refugee quota into the United States to 125,000 in his first year in office. This is a stark change from President Donald Trump’s steep cuts to the U.S. refugee program during his presidency. Biden made the announcement on Nov. 12 to a Catholic group that works with Read more

Pope Francis and Joe Biden talk on phone

Monday, November 16th, 2020

Pope Francis has offered US president-elect Joe Biden his “blessings and congratulations”, during a phone call Thursday morning. Biden, of Irish heritage, will be the second Catholic president of the United States. John F. Kennedy, who was elected in 1960 and also of Irish descent, was the country’s first Catholic president. Matteo Bruni, the director Read more