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Church leaders pledge to support, cooperate with new Mexican president

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican bishops conference extended congratulations to presidential election winner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who won a landslide victory on an...

Venezuelan cardinal rejects U.S. military intervention

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — A Venezuelan cardinal rejected the possibility of foreign intervention in the country following U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to...

5,600-plus sisters call for civility by candidates in presidential race

  SILVER SPRING, Md. — More than 5,600 U.S. religious sisters have signed a letter asking for civil discourse in the presidential campaign. The letter was...

Voters Guide: Maryland Catholic Conference candidate surveys

  About the Survey Every election year, the Maryland Catholic Conference surveys the state’s candidates for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about their positions on...

In politically polarized Argentina, some worry about new president

Catholic News Service BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — In a sprawling working class parish founded by Jesuit Father Jorge Bergoglio long before he became archbishop of...

Abortion, minimum wage, pot among issues facing voters on Election Day

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In midterm elections Nov. 4, voters in Tennessee approved an amendment to the state constitution that will give the Legislature the...

Voters decide ‘personhood,’ labor rights as bishops stay neutral

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Voters in Mississippi and Ohio confronted such traditional Catholic issues as abortion and labor rights on Election Day, but the...

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