Read the Bishops’ Guide to Political Responsibility
“We need to participate for the common good. Sometimes we hear: a good Catholic is not interested in politics. This is not true: good Catholics immerse themselves in politics by offering the best of themselves so that the leader can govern.” – Pope Francis, 9/16/13
Click here to read the teaching document on political responsibility, Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, put forth by the Catholic Bishops of the United States. This statement is particularly useful in helping Catholics “apply a consistent moral framework to issues facing the nation and world,” especially ahead of this November’s General Election.