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What does the Church teach about “Catholic” pro-abortion politicians?

In advance of the presidential election, the following is the third of three questions and answers regarding what the Catholic Church teaches about elections. See the first question here and the second here.

Regarding the “catholic” pro-abortion politicians and the reception of Holy Communion, the teaching of the Church must be situated in the broader context of the denial of Communion to those...

What does the Church teach about the political duty of Catholics concerning abortion?

In advance of the presidential election, the following is the second of three questions and answers regarding what the Catholic Church teaches about elections. See the first question here.

The Church teaches that,

It must in any case be clearly understood that whatever may be laid down by civil law in this matter, man can never obey a law which is in itself immoral, and...

What’s the role of the Church in politics?

In advance of the presidential election, the following is the first of three questions and answers regarding what the Catholic Church teaches about elections.

The Church must not meddle in partisan politics. The Church must not tell people whom or what party to vote for, unless the party in question has an intrinsically evil ideology, such as Communism, Socialist or Nazism. The Church may neither support a particular...

The Rights of Parents and the First Commandment

There is a profound relationship between the First Commandment of the Law of God and the divine vocation of parents to be the first and foremost educators of their children. Deuteronomy 6:4-7 says (emphasis added):

Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God is one Lord, and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. And these words which I command you...

Does the Catholic Church Tell You How to Vote?

The mission of Christ entrusted to the Church is of a supernatural order. It is not primarily political, economic or social. From this mission, however, derive teachings for all aspects of human life...