“Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship”
The most recent version of the U.S. bishops’ teaching document on the political responsibility of Catholics
- http://usccb.org/issues-and-action/faithful-citizenship/forming-consciences-for-faithful-citizenship-title.cfm (English)
- http://usccb.org/issues-and-action/faithful-citizenship/formando-la-conciencia-para-ser-ciudadanos-fieles-indice.cfm (en Español)
Resources from the Diocese of Saint Cloud
Bishop Kettler: Faithful citizenship means loving our neighbor, creating a positive future for all
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
Election resources from the Minnesota Catholic Conference
Election Statement from the Catholic Bishops of Minnesota.
Inside the Capitol: Whom should I vote for?
Other resources: Examples of how Catholics can ask questions of the candidates, downloadable questionnaire for Catholics to send to candidates, guide for hosting a candidate townhall, and parish guidelines for political activity. Visit: https://www.mncatholic.org/electionresources.
“Civilize It” campaign
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops invites 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.usccb.org/civilizeit.