Timely Reminder of our Civic Duty

CatholicAction.org has posted an enlightening interview with Cardinal-elect Raymond Burke reiterating the message of the then-Archbishop of St. Louis’ pastoral letter on voting from 2004. Archbishop Burke discusses with Catholic Action founder Thomas McKenna the principles every Catholic should take with them into the voting booth. ”As a bishop,” Burke states, “it’s my obligation in fact, to urge […]

Continue reading →

Voting Resources at CUF.org

Something new at CUF.org. . . . head on over and check out CUF’s collection of recommended resources for the 2008 general election. You’ll find information on forming your conscience, the idea of “proportionate reasons,” and faith and politics. You can also sign up to receive a FREE copy of Bishop Thomas Olmsted’s booklet “Catholics […]

Continue reading →

No Moral Equivalence

This morning Bishop Thomas Wenski of Orlando brought to my attention a letter he just had published in the Orlando Sentinel regarding the priority of abortion in assessing the candidates in the upcoming election. Here is what he wrote: “Jay Hamburg’s article Wednesday, ‘Evangelical: We Can Back Dems, Obama,’ inaccurately implied that Catholic leaders shared […]

Continue reading →