Joshua Mercer

June 27, 2016

[CV Loop]: Pope says Church should apologize to gays

VATICAN // The mainstream media is jumping on remarks by Pope Francis that the Church should apologize to gays and other marginalized groups. Here’s the NPR story. http://cvote.it/28ZE9FK VATICAN // Here’s the
June 24, 2016

[CV Loop] British people vote to leave the EU

2016 // Donald Trump said he would convert the $50 million he lent his campaign into a contribution, in a move to boost confidence in donors who were suspicious that
June 23, 2016

[CV Loop] Democrat stage ‘sit-in’ on House floor over gun control

2016 // Representatives of CatholicVote will be in Washington to attend a conference at the American Enterprise Institute. The daylong summit with feature leading Roman Catholic thinkers and Church
June 22, 2016

[CV Loop]: Trump meets with Christian leaders

2016 // Donald Trump spoke with evangelical and Catholic leaders. Brian Burch of CatholicVote told Time magazine: “He came across as reasonable, not reckless. Probably the biggest takeaway
June 21, 2016

[CV LOOP] Congressional GOP express cautious optimism over Trump firing campaign manager

2016 // Donald Trump will meet today with dozens of evangelical and Catholic leaders, including representatives of CatholicVote. Please pray for positive developments from this meeting. 2016 // Congressional Republicans
June 20, 2016

[CV Loop]: Group plans last-ditch effort to free delegates at GOP convention

2016 // Organizers say more than 1,000 people, including GOP delegates, dialed in for a conference call on Sunday night to hammer out details for a sweeping rules
June 17, 2016

[CV Loop] Pope: Great majority of marriages today not valid

VATICAN // Pope Francis said that the great majority of marriages today are not valid, because couples do not enter into them with a proper understanding of permanence
June 16, 2016

[CV Loop]: FBI director not sure Orlando attack could have been prevented

ORLANDO MASSACRE // FBI director James Comey doesn’t know what legislation would have helped authorities prevent a terrorist attack such as the Orlando shooting, he told senators during
June 15, 2016

[CV Loop] House Dems interrupt moment of silence

ORLANDO MASSACRE // Democrats are making a new push on gun control in response to the nightclub shooting in Orlando, focusing on a measure that would prevent anyone who