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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on November 6, 2012.
eNewsletter Subject: Elections and Beyond
For our readers in the United States, it is Election Day. If you haven't yet voted, you might consider the importance of doing so from Phil Lawler's perspective in the Election Day I won't forget.
Or you might consult the brief statement of the Bishops of Pennsylvania—highly relevant to Catholics worldwide—which focuses squarely on the increasingly exclusive (and false) claims of the modern State: A Statement on the 2012 Elections.
Or, I suppose you could do worse than to read my own pre-election summary: The Election: Final Advice on Discernment.
For many, of course, it is time to move on. In Ireland, this might take the form of wondering what to do about the proposed “children's rights” amendment to the Constitution. I confess such things make me nervous, but here's the story: Irish bishops lend support to children’s-rights amendment opposed by some pro-life activists....
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