Sister Simone Campbell is national coordinator for NETWORK, a Catholic social justice lobby group. She has worked with Senator Joe Biden for several years and describes how she has seen him live out his Catholic faith.
At a September 18 roundtable discussion with religion reporters, five Senate Democrats talked about the role of religion in politics and Democratic outreach to religious leaders and communities of faith.
The U.S. Catholic bishops have raised concerns about what they called "recent misleading remarks" by prominent Catholic politicians about Church teachings on abortion.
The selection of Sarah Palin as McCain's VP is by any estimate a very interesting pick. Her pro-life background should help McCain with blue collar Catholic voters generally.
In a wide-ranging interview with Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Denver comments on the responsibility of American Catholics to be involved in political life.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton reports from the Democratic National Convention on how Catholic, evangelical, and Jewish groups are responding to the vice presidential nomination of Joe Biden, a pro-choice Roman Catholic.
Earlier this month, in preparation for the riding season, several thousand bikers descended on Paterson, New Jersey to have their bikes blessed by a Catholic priest who is also a biker and who ministers to all those who ride.
The Holy See has played an active global role for centuries. It has permanent observer status at the United Nations and has all the rights of full UN membership except voting.