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2012 U.S. Election Issues

LowRes-JPICadvocacyAs we prepare ourselves for the fall 2012 U.S. elections, the JPIC Office and JPIC Directorate have been asked to present short pieces to help introduce particularly Franciscan and Catholic approaches to the decision-making process. 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.”

A Catholic View on Taxes (PDF)
Bringing a Preferential Option for the Poor to the Elections (PDF)
Franciscans are not “party animals” (Part 1) (PDF)
Franciscans are not “party animals” (Part 2) (PDF)