A bus was hijacked and set on fire in West Belfast on Wednesday as Northern Ireland has experienced a week of widespread unrest.
Churches across the U.S. and around the world will be streaming virtual services today.
Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent and a day of both fasting and abstinence.
"As long as Biden continues to push this hard-left agenda down the throats of Americans there's not going to be any unity," Pastor Robert Jeffress told Fox Business.
"The president has constantly tried to divide Americans along religious and racial lines," Faithful America's Nathan Empsall said.
U.S. Circuit Judge Barbara Lagoa, one of President Donald Trump's top choices to potentially replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is a practicing Catholic who favors the legal philosophy of Constitutional originalism.
"I think that a person in good conscience could vote for Mr. Biden," said Cardinal Joseph Tobin, archbishop of Newark. "I, frankly, in my own way of thinking have a more difficult time with the other option."
CatholicVote said it invested $9.7 million in the ad campaign, which aspires to reach more than 5 million voters.
Citing U.S. abortion discussions, Jesuit priest Father James J. Martin urged fellow Catholics against claiming a vote for Joe Biden is a "mortal sin."
"For this president to call himself pro-life, and for anybody to back him because of claims of being pro-life, is almost willful ignorance," Lexington Diocese Bishop, Rev. John Stowe said in a Facebook Live panel. "He is so much anti-life because he is only concerned about himself, and he gives us every, every, every indication of that."
White evangelicals and white Catholics still overwhelmingly support President Donald Trump over former Vice President Joe Biden even though both groups have slightly pushed back from Trump in the past three months.
Fox News contributor Marc Thiessen has claimed "anti-Catholic bigotry" is afoot, after a recent photo of Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Samuel Alito posing with a hate group leader sparked calls for the pair to recuse themselves in upcoming LGBT court cases.
The poll surveyed American Jews, Protestants and Catholics, white evangelicals and the nonaffiliated about their views on Islam.
"Our faith compels us to stand with the vulnerable," leaders of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops said in a joint statement.
As #Ashtag has gained traction, a debate has followed on whether it is appropriate.
Don't blame the religion, blame the criminal, religious leaders say.
Pope Francis condemned the death penalty but could face an uphill battle in the GOP-controlled U.S. government where 72 percent of Republicans support the death penalty.
Despite President Donald Trump pledging support for Christian communities in the Middle East, immigration agents have arrested dozens in Michigan.
Americans equally ranked the real estate mogul and leader of the Catholic Church in a new Gallup poll.
At the school the Pope is visiting, the poorest pay over $31,000 a year, even after scholarships.
As the economy goes from bad to worse, even devout citizens think non-payment of dues is justifiable