Prominent Catholics are criticizing CatholicVote for what they see as a cynical ploy to attack President Biden's record on immigration by casting aspersions on Catholic agencies that assist migrants near the southern border.
Perspective: We don't always hear about Catholic bishops drawing us to the active nonviolence of Jesus. Yet, a pattern is emerging, especially with Santa Fe Archbishop John Wester's recent pastoral letter urging nuclear disarmament.
We say: Protecting the environment for future generations and ensuring equitable solutions for those most vulnerable to climate change are matters of justice on which Catholics must speak and act in the follow-up to COP26.
Bishops approved new guidelines governing financial investments of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that include wider limits on where money would be invested and advance a policy of engagement on corporate practices that impact human dignity.