Voting is important. And when elections roll around, there’s always a lot for voters to consider. Different issues are important to different people. However, the Catholic Church has never advocated its members to vote for a particular candidate or vote solely on one issue. In fact, Catholics are never single-issue voters. As Catholics, our faith helps us sort out the many complicated issues we face during an election and leads us to an informed decision about which candidate to vote for.
Every election year, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops publishes a guide called “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship” -- a teaching document on the political responsibilities of Catholics that offers insights on issues important to the Church. This video highlights the content of that guide.
As a people of faith, it’s important that we remember we have a moral obligation to uphold, founded in the teachings of Jesus and of the Church. Hopefully, this video and guide will help you make the best possible moral, faith-filled choice as you vote in this election. Watch it, share it, and vote.