Faithful Citizenship

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, 16 September 2013

As Catholics, we’re called to get involved in our communities and to serve and advocate for those in need which is why getting involved in politics is important. If we want systematic change, we need to support laws that reflect Christ’s love and compassion for us. Be part of the movement to help shine the light of our faith on your elected officials. Together we can strengthen our communities.

 

The Catholic Church will never tell you who to vote for. We aren’t affiliated with any political party or movement. Every Catholic has the duty to properly form their conscience and to exercise their right to vote.

 

To learn more about Faithful Citizenship, read USCCB's  Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship: A Call to Political Responsibility from the Catholic Bishops of the United States document.

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