U.S. Bishops Offer Guidance on 2016 Election

The U.S. Catholic Bishops have issued guidance for the reflection of Catholic citizens as the nation prepares for the 2016 election. The guidance – Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship – stresses the fundamental obligation of government to protect the sanctity and dignity of all human life: “At the center of these truths is respect for the dignity of every person.” A variety of issues are explored including pro-life, immigration, healthcare and education.