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Pope Francis Has Some Election Advice For American Catholics

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.
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