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Green Bay Bishop to Catholics: Vote Pro-Life, Or Your Soul is in Jeopardy

oldervoter68 Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 8:29 PM
But it's ok for 501(c)3 organizations to advocate for a certain political viewpoint? What is the difference, we ask?

In a rather blunt and significant letter to parishoners, the Bishop of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin urged Catholics to vote for candidates in line with Catholic doctrine on life and family issues. While Bishop David Ricken didn't name names, his letter clearly indicated a party preference merely on the basis of the positions he urged Catholics to support. What's more, he noted that the consequences of voting the other way are dire:

Ricken’s letter, dated Oct. 24, notes that the church has a responsibility to “speak out regarding moral issues, especially on those issues that...

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