"We vote because we are citizens. But we vote conscientiously because we are people of faith. Our consciences are formed through studying Scripture and the teachings of the Church, examination of the facts, and prayerful refection.
This brief insert is intended as a starting point to help us respond to our choices in the current political landscape."
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"As Catholics, we believe that “responsible citizenship is a virtue, and participation in political life is a moral obligation (Faithful Citizenship, 13). By voting, we can defend human life and marriage and care for the needs of the most vulnerable members of our society: the unborn, the poor, the unemployed, the elderly, the homeless, and the immigrant. They need us to speak on their behalf."
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