Vote your conscience.
Pope Francis weighed in on the U.S. election on Sunday, but he didn’t endorse or criticize either candidate.
“I never say a word about electoral campaigns,” the pope told reporters aboard his plane, according to the National Catholic Reporter. “The people are sovereign. I will only say: Study the proposals well, pray and choose in conscience.”
Although Pope Francis didn’t mention Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton by name, he did say there were “difficulties” with each, Reuters reported.
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should seek forgiveness from homosexuals for the way they had treated them. Speaking to reporters aboard the plane taking h...
The pope focused on diplomacy in meetings with leaders of other faiths, and the nation’s president, later expounding on other topics, like advice for American Catholic voters.
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday that homosexuals and transsexuals should be treated with respect but that teaching gender theory is unacceptable "indoctrination" of young people.
Pope Francis on Sunday advised U.S. Catholics who feel they are torn between two imperfect candidates for president to study and pray before they vote and to make sure to follow their conscience. During his traditional, freewheeling...