Discern the Common Good
Cardinal Turkson was speaking to a gathering of chaplains to parliaments. How might members of the community help politicians to discern the common good? How can we encourage politicians to work with courage and hope for the common good rather than sectional interests?
Voting for the Common Good in Cagayan
Archbishop Danilo Ulep of the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao in the Philippines has issued a Pastoral Letter on the May 2013 elections. He reminds the people of his archdiocese of the role that elections can play in promoting the common good and warns of the effects of patronage politics and political dynasties. The Pastoral Letter...