Written on: September 26, 2016
Confused about the upcoming election? Most people of conscience are. Moral choices are challenging to make at any time, but especially when there are so many mixed messages. But, we have a right and an obligation as citizens of the United States to vote, and so we offer the following as an guide, a way to sift through all the noise from others to find the truth that resonates in our own well-formed conscience.
The following is a 2016 Election Guide put out by a coalition of national Catholic organizations: Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good; Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach; Conference of Major Superiors of Men; Faith in Public Life: Catholic Program Franciscan Action Network; Leadership Conference of Women Religious; National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd; Pax Christi USA; Pax Christi International; Sisters of Mercy of the Americas’ Extended Justice Team. It touches on:
At the end of each topic are questions to consider when reading about or listening to each candidate.
Please click here for the printable .pdf: Revolution of Tenderness: 2016 voter guide