“Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship”

The most recent version of the U.S. bishops’ teaching document on the political responsibility of Catholics

Resources from the Diocese of Saint Cloud

Bishop Kettler: Election 2020 through a Catholic lens

Obispo Kettler: Elección 2020 a través de una lente católica

The Big Question: What’s a good Catholic voter to do?

Ask Father Tom: What does it mean to have a ‘well-formed conscience’?


Do’s and Don’ts – Guidelines during election season

From the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
http://usccb.org/issues-and-action/faithful-citizenship/dos-and-donts-guidelines-during-election-season.cfm


Election resources from the Minnesota Catholic Conference

Includes parish guidelines for political activity, election novena and a link to MCC’s Catholic Advocacy Network, which provides Minnesota Catholics with ways to easily take action and stay informed on issues, policies, and legislation throughout the year.
https://www.mncatholic.org/resources/election


Parish town hall toolkit
, from the Minnesota Catholic Conference, to assist parishes in hosting town halls with their state legislative candidates.
https://www.mncatholic.org/townhall


Additional Election Resources

“Civilize It” campaign

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched a campaign inviting Catholics to model civility and love for neighbor throughout the year. “Civilize It: Dignity Beyond the Debate” asks Catholics “to pledge civility, clarity, and compassion in their families, communities, and parishes, and call on others to do so as well.” Read more and take the pledge at: https://www.wearesaltandlight.org/civilize-it