Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Cardinal urges Hondurans to ignore fears, cast ballots

Catholic World News - November 13, 2013

Cardinal Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa has urged Honduran voters to overcome their fears and cast ballots in the November 24 presidential election, L’Osservatore Romano reported.

Honduras has the highest murder rate of any nation in the world.

“We should not be afraid, because God is with us,” the prelate preached in his November 12 homily. “There are many people who say, ‘Do not leave the house on election day.’ But why should we be afraid?”

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our September expenses ($14,637 to go):
$35,000.00 $20,362.73
42% 58%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Our Spiritual Destiny and the Horror of War September 19
The Islamic roots of terrorism must be addressed September 19
Each of us is destined to marry Jesus Christ September 18
From simple husband to ascetical priest September 18
St. Augustine's warning to pastors September 18

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Cardinals criticize Kasper proposal, escalating debate on remarriage/Communion CWN - September 18