Donald Trump

Thomas J. Reese September 22, 2020
The 16th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast is dividing Catholics along partisan lines because it will honor President Trump's attorney general a little more than a month before the November election.
Displaced people rest on the premises of a gas station Sept. 11, 2020, after fires broke out at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. The camp, which was mostly destroyed Sept. 9, was home to at least 12,000 people, six times its maximum capacity of just over 2,000 asylum-seekers. (CNS photo/Alkis Konstantinidis, Reuters)
Even as the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees pleaded with countries to take in more of the 79.5 million displaced people worldwide, the Trump administration has consistently lowered the refugee cap each year.
James E. “Trey” Trainor III speaks in an interview with Church Militant. Video screengrab
Trainor suggested the bishops avoid political matters because they, like many faith-based groups that offer social services, receive funds from the federal government. He described the arrangement as "almost a payoff" by the government.
Jayd Henricks September 18, 2020
Not until the Democratic Party feels the pain of losing the Catholic vote will they reconsider their commitment to attacks on religious freedom, the defense of the natural family, support for Catholic schools and other Catholic priorities.
Matt Malone, S.J. September 17, 2020
Join the editor in chief of America magazine for a conversation in the comments section on Friday, Sept. 18, 1 to 2 p.m. ET, about the magazine’s coverage of this historic election.
A voter in Louisville, Ky., completes his ballot for his state’s primary election, held on June 23. (CNS photo/Bryan Woolston, Reuters)
Robert David Sullivan September 17, 2020
Even small shifts in the Catholic vote, which covers a lot of ground both geographically and ideologically, could make the difference in the presidential election, writes Robert David Sullivan.