Category Archives: 2008 election

The Catholic vote in the long campaign

It won’t be long before results of the looooong presidential campaign of 2008 are known, but the debate over the Catholic influence on that vote is likely to continue. A quick search of Google news alerts on Catholic vote shows … Continue reading

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Poll shows how young Catholics say they’ll vote in 2008 election

A recent survey on the political views of young Catholic voters found that they have similar views to their peers on many issues in this election. The “Faith and Politics of Young Adults in the 2008 Election” survey, sponsored by Faith in Public Life … Continue reading

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Voting and being a faithful citizen

The U.S. presidential race is being hotly debated on the campaign trail, by the water coolers in the workplace, and probably before and after church. In an Oct. 16 column “Voting as a Faithful Citizen” in The West Tennessee Catholic, newspaper … Continue reading

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There’s power in numbers

When people feel disconnected and that their concerns are going unaddressed, history shows they can be a prime target for an organizing campaign. But that only works if they want to be organized and begin to take steps to right an … Continue reading

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‘Catholics have an obligation to be interested in politics’

As Canadians go to the polls today to elect a government, Catholics are being wooed by candidates and parties in much the same way U.S. Catholic voters are sought. The Catholic Register, Canada’s oldest Catholic weekly, has been in the … Continue reading

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More “new media” in the Catholic community

Speaking of “new media,” the editor of The Catholic Key in Kansas City, Mo., Jack Smith, has a new post on the paper’s blog titled “Facebook Bishops” about bishops who either have sites on the popular social network or have … Continue reading

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Archbishop says Democrats becoming ‘party of death’

This will set off some fireworks: ROME (CNS) — The Democratic Party in the United States “risks transforming itself definitively into a ‘party of death,’” said U.S. Archbishop Raymond L. Burke, prefect of the Vatican’s highest court. (full story)

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