Catholic World News
Canadian bishops issue election guide
March 29, 2011
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued an election guide ahead of the May 2 federal election.
The bishops offer five “examples of how Catholic moral and social teaching is to be applied”; these “examples” form “a magnifying glass by which to analyze and evaluate public policies and programs”:
respect for life and human dignity: from conception to natural death building a more just society the person and the family Canada in the world: providing leadership for justice and peace a healthy country in a healthy environment
43% of the nation’s 33.8 million people are Catholic.
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