Bishops urge voters to be citizens faithful to the Lord
In anticipation of Election Day on November 6, Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout have issued a statement offering principles and observations to the faithful of their dioceses on exercising the right to vote with a conscience formed through prayer, attentiveness to the Church’s teachings, and understanding issues and candidates’ positions on them.
See their statement in English here and Spanish (coming soon).
The bishops’ statement as well as other voter resources can also be found at www.vacatholic.org.
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In prayer and in public, your voices are urgently needed to bring Gospel values to bear on vital decisions being made by those who represent you.
The Virginia Catholic Conference is the public policy agency representing Virginia’s Catholic bishops and their two dioceses.