Minnesota archbishop asks clerics not to vote
February 27, 2020
CWN Editor's Note: Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul-Minneapolis is asking priests and deacons to “abstain from voting” in Minnesota’s presidential primary next week. The archbishop was responding to a new state law that requires voters to choose the ballot of one political party and record that choice. Being aligned with a political party, the archbishop said, “could be seen as ‘partisan’ political activity,” which clerics should avoid.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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