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Pray for Catholics, and all people of faith, who seek to serve our country in government as elected officials, judges, administrators, and staff.

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In recent years, Catholic nominees to the federal judiciary have faced questions about their faith.  In one exchange, a nominee was told, “The dogma lives loudly within you, and that’s of concern.”  Other nominees have endured questions about their membership in the Knights of Columbus, the largest Catholic fraternal organization in the country.  These religious tests are unjust and unconstitutional.  At a time when our country is highly polarized, our leaders in the Senate should be working to foster tolerance, not fueling divisions.  Lay Catholics exercise their apostolate by building up the common good as civil servants.  Let us pray and act for our sisters and brothers who, like St. Thomas More, seek to faithfully serve both God and country.

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It is time for discriminatory, anti-Catholic questions to stop.  Contact your senators today and urge them to reject religious tests for nominees for public office!

 



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