Every election we hear the same rallying cry: “This is the most important election of our lifetime!”
That’s a pretty bold statement. But, if it’s true, that statement better get us off our couches and into the voting booth. Especially as Catholics.
The truth of the matter is: each election is important and has its own set of important issues. You may think this would make it even harder to separate the chaff from the wheat. Thankfully, the Church has much to offer on this subject.
Not sure where to start? Watch these videos from EDIFY for the Catholic responses to this midterm election’s central issues.
Leading up to this election, we’re all feeling the painful effects of inflation. Many in our communities are reeling, especially the poor. So how do we get rid of inflation? What public policies and personal habits can help us reverse this economic downturn? Ryan Ellis has 3 recommendations to fix the economy and ensure care for the poorest and most vulnerable.
Who is in charge of the education of children? Parents? Or the public education establishment? What legal rights do parents have?
Increasingly, these questions are being asked by concerned parents as they learn what is being taught in their children’s schools. Theresa Farnan, an educator and mother of ten, lays out for us what we can do to protect our children and exercise the rights we have as the primary educators of our children.
2020 saw a rise in suicide, anxiety, depression, fear, isolation, and anger. Problems all caused by the disastrous response of public health officials to COVID-19. So what went wrong? In this video from EDIFY, Dr. Kheriaty takes a look at the 3 biggest mistakes – and the lessons we should learn before another word-wide crisis hits.
There are many urgent needs in American culture today. The poor are especially in need of care. What should Catholics do to transform our current culture and to care for those in desperate spiritual and material circumstances? Curtis Martin, founder of FOCUS, one of the largest and fastest-growing college outreach apostolates, explains.
Every man and woman is created in the Image of God. Because of that, we each have an inherent dignity – at every age and stage of our lives. Bishop Strickland explains simply and clearly why the sanctity of life IS the preeminent issue of our time.
As division and fear grip our nation, there has never been a more important time for us to be Catholic FIRST – because courageous Catholic witness can not only win souls, but can transform and renew the American republic. Former Congressman Daniel Lipinski explains.
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Listen to these episodes of The EDIFY Podcast below where we go deeper into important issues this midterm election!
Ryan Ellis on Inflation is a Social Justice Issue
Kellie Fiedorek on Religious Freedom: Not Just On Sundays
Theresa Farnan on Is Public Education Redeemable?
Ryan Anderson on How to Speak on the Toughest Issues
Dr. Aaron Kheriaty on COVID Response: “Unprecedented,” but “Necessary?”
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