The following short refections help introduce particularly Franciscan and Catholic approaches to the decision-making process each of us undergoes in an election season. Given their brevity, these pieces are not intended to address the complexity of the issues, but rather to provide broad parameters for use in our discernment of “what is ours to do.”
(The above docs were taken from the Justice and Peace resource page on the website of the Franciscan Friars Holy Name Province.)
Also, please see the following message from the NATIONAL FRATERNITY of the SECULAR FRANCISCAN ORDER in the UNITED STATES:
All of Creation, Especially Human Life, Has Dignity and Value
Here is the link to Forming Consciences For Faithful Citizenship, A Call to Political Responsibility from the Catholic Bishops of the United States, which provides a framework for Catholics in the United States.