Here are three essential areas that every Catholic — indeed, every faithful Christian — should keep in mind during the election.
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In their letter, Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout pointed Catholics to “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” a statement written by the U.S. bishop’s conference and posted to their website.
Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life, said that a great deal of prayer on her part as well as other staff of the March for Life goes into the discernment process for the theme, and “anything can happen with God’s grace.”
The president’s letter came as his campaign continues to court pro-life voters, seen as a voting bloc crucial to Trump’s reelection.
At the Republican National Convention, several speakers emphasized Trump’s opposition to abortion, including Sr. Dede Byrne, a surgeon and retired Army colonel, who called Trump the “most pro-life president” in U.S. history.
Catholics, said Cardinal Sean O’Malley, should play an “active role” in public life, and “fulfill the basic obligation of a democracy, to vote.”
The rule in question bars “dismemberment abortions,” known medically as “dilation and evacuation” abortions.