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UK party leader steps down, citing Christian faith

After facing backlash for his Christian faith, the head of the UK’s Liberal Democratic Party announced his resignation on Wednesday, claiming that leading the party was becoming incompatible with living his faith. “To be a political leader – especially of a progressive, liberal party in 2017 – and to live as a committed Christian, to

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Pope Francis shares concerns with Trump’s presidency in New interview

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When asked in a new interview what he thinks of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump, Pope Francis said he doesn’t judge politicians, but noted that main concern is for migrants and refugees “I don’t make judgments on people and on political men, I only want to understand what the sufferings are that their way of proceeding

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Why Hillary Clinton failed to win over American Catholics

The abortion stance of Clinton’s running mate was a major issue for Catholic voters It was a famous victory, but even more than that, it was a famous defeat. Hillary Clinton, who seemed to have it all sewn up, lost emphatically. The post-mortems will be many, but here are two reasons why I would never

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Catholics have the power to shape America’s political future

Archbishop Chaput isn’t too excited about the upcoming presidential election. In an interview with CNA, the Archbishop expressed deep disappointment at the quality of the candidates on offer. Archbishop Chaput has seen plenty of elections. CAN reported, “In the 50 years he has voted, the archbishop said,’the major parties have never, at the same time,

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Tim Kaine draws ire over flip-flop on Hyde Amendment

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine has reportedly changed his mind on a long-standing policy preventing government funding of most abortions, less than three weeks after affirming his support for the measure. The reported change has led critics to charge that the Democratic Party is intolerant of those within its ranks who hold pro-life views

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Philippines bishops urge voters to reject ‘corrupt’ politicians in 2016

Catholic bishops in the Philippines have urged voters to reject “notoriously corrupt” politicians running in next year’s national elections. In a pastoral letter read at Masses on Sunday the bishops reminded parishioners that voting was not merely a political right, but “a moral obligation”, reported the Asian Catholic news portal ucanews.com. “While politicians plan and

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