Catholics turning to the U.S. bishops’ "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship" for clear-cut answers to the question "How should I vote?" will be disappointed.
Catholic leaders encourage voters to prepare by listening, reading, consulting and considering how a particular election engages their values.
The U.S. bishops’ document on political responsibility is rooted in the Church’s long-standing moral tradition that upholds human dignity and the common good.
As election day draws near, diocesan officials are reminding pastors, administrators and leaders of diocesan corporations of the legal restrictions on campaigning.