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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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President Trump: a round-up of today’s Catholic reaction

Highlights from the Catholic world’s reaction to Trump’s victory Donald Trump’s victory in the US election has provoked much commentary, official and unofficial, in the Catholic world over the last few hours. Cardinal Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, said (Zenit translation): “I think, first of all, we must note with respect the will expressed by the

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Kaine says Church ‘might change’ on same-sex marriage

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine is predicting that the Church may eventually change its opposition to same-sex marriage. Kaine is a Catholic and a US senator from Virginia and a former governor of that state. He told the Human Rights Campaign during its national dinner Saturday in Washington that he had changed his mind

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