Thursday, October 25, 2012

Archbishop asks U.S. voters to reflect on faith first

Philadelphia's prelate reminds Americans tenets of faith 'require absolute adherence'
Archbishop Charles Chaput in Rome Oct. 20. He said voters must follow Church teachings first and foremost.  Paul Haring / CNS.

The B.C. Catholic website has a report from Rome concerning the upcoming American election.
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia is encouraging Catholic voters to place their faith above their allegiance to political parties.
He echoed the calls of other American bishops to have their flocks consider their faith in the voting booth.
“We do believe in the separation of church and state, but we don’t believe in the separation of faith from our political life,” he said.
Read the full article here.

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