Group Wants USCCB to Correct “Faithful Citizenship” Document Before 2012

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

A Catholic lay organization dedicated to encouraging faithful Catholics to participate in the political process is asking the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to correct confusing statements made in the document, “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” that were distorted by dissenting groups in past elections.

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Abp. Burke Says USCCB Document Partly to Blame for Obama Win

by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Writer

Archbishop Raymond Burke, prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, said a document issued by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) caused confusion among the faithful and is partly responsible for the huge support Obama received from Catholics in November.

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