“Voting Matters.” A Catholic Reflection on the 2018 Elections


Voting matters. In a free society, it’s a duty—not only to vote, but to be worthy of voting, by educating yourself.

Paragraph 2240 of the Catholic Catechism states, “Submission to authority and co-responsibility for the common good make it morally obligatory to pay taxes, to exercise the right to vote, and to defend one’s country…”

We now have the most pro-life Senate in history, with the possibility of two more Supreme Court vacancies coming up, and no longer held hostage to the Murkowskis and Collinses of the Senate.

No guarantees, but it’s about the best shot we’ve ever had to make real, tangible achievements.

See the rest of the column at CatholicVote.org.

Joshua Charles