Holy Voting

00:00

July 18-25 Podcast

Nicholas P. Cafardi of Duquesne University talks about voting and holiness.
How can a Catholic balance the demands of voting with the Christian call to holiness? Nicholas P. Cafardi, dean emeritus and professor of the Duquesne University School of Law, discusses his article in the current issue of America, "Keep Holy Election Day," explaining why the values of holiness and conscientious citizenship need not be contrary. He also addresses the controversy surrounding the passage of same-sex marriage legislation in New York state and the dilemma it posed for Catholic politicians.
Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. See our comments policy for more.

Advertisement

Don't miss the best from America

Sign up for our Newsletter to get the Jesuit perspective on news, faith and culture.

The latest from america

This week’s guest is Nichole M. Flores.
The EditorsDecember 14, 2017
Have you ever gotten to know a priest only to discover that your conception of who he was was misguided?
Zac DavisDecember 08, 2017
This week’s guest is Eve Tushnet, a contributing writer for America. Her latest article is “What it’s like going to church when you’re homeless.”
The EditorsDecember 08, 2017
A Rohingya woman holds her infant as she scuffles to receive relief aid Nov. 28 in the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. (CNS photo/Susana Vera, Reuters)
Caroline Brennan, the emergency communications director for C.R.S., describes conditions among impromptu refugee camps of Rohingya Muslim families in Bangladesh.
Kevin ClarkeDecember 06, 2017