I hope a forthcoming issue of Commonweal will forcefully dispel the notion that Catholics are somehow required by moral imperative to vote as a bloc. Despite the U.S. bishops’ document “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” and, even more forceful, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger’s concluding note in his 2004 document “Worthiness to Receive Holy Communion,” misinformation from the media and...
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