Bishop Kettler: Answering our call to be faithful citizens

We modern-day disciples face many challenges when it comes to voting and living out our civic responsibilities. We live in a political environment often marked by strident partisanship, negative campaigning and simplistic sound bites. We may feel politically homeless because candidates and political parties fail to embrace a vision of society consistent with the Gospel — a vision that respects everyone’s God-given human dignity and helps build a world in which every person can reach their full potential.

Ad campaign cites poll showing most Americans favor abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON (CNS) — March for Life Action has launched a public awareness campaign through digital and television outlets saying that candidates running for public office who promise to expand women’s access to abortion “are out of touch with American voters.” “With this ad, we encourage Americans to take a deeper look at their candidates,” said […]

‘Faithful citizenship’ resources available on diocesan website

The Diocese of St. Cloud’s website includes a page devoted to “faithful citizenship,” including bulletin inserts in English and Spanish from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, articles on election issues and how to form your conscience to vote, a “Question of the Week” section and other resources. Visit: