Posts Tagged ‘US President Donald Trump’

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

Trump praises former papal nuncio who writes of conspiracies, plots

Monday, June 15th, 2020

President Trump praised former papal nuncio Archbishop Carlo Viganò in a tweet last week. “So honored by Archbishop Viganò’s incredible letter to me. I hope everyone, religious or not, reads it!” Trump tweeted, linking to a letter which the controversial former papal nuncio addressed to him on Sunday. With that tweet, Trump introduced Viganò to Read more

US attorney general alarms liberal Catholics

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Liberal Catholics say the US attorney general William Barr’s Catholic faith is threatening the separation of church and state. Their concerns follow a speech on religious freedom last week, where Barr said “militant secularists” were behind a “campaign to destroy the traditional moral order”. He claimed Catholicism and other mainstream religions were the target of Read more

Pope praises Trump meeting with North Korean leader

Monday, July 1st, 2019

In what is being dubbed a “surprising development,” U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday became the first American commander-in-chief to set foot in North Korea, at the invitation of Kim Jong Un. According to Pope Francis, speaking shortly after the meeting, it was an example of the “culture of encounter.” “In the last few hours we Read more

Biden beats Trump in poll after breaking from Democrats abortion line

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Joe Biden put clear water between himself and other Democrat presidential candidates on the issue of abortion as he pulled into a surprise poll lead over Donald Trump in the traditionally conservative state of Texas. He enraged pro-choice activists, and many senior Democrat colleagues, by confirming he was against the idea of the US government Read more