Central to the concept of “Faithful Citizenship” is our obligation, as Catholics, to act in service to the common good when casting our votes.

Does that mean we may not consider the impact that elections, and subsequent public policies, will have on ourselves and our families? No, it does not mean that. Especially in these difficult economic times, we cannot be faulted for taking into account how the records and policies of candidates for office may impact on our needs...


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