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Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship - Table of Contents

 

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The document Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship: A Call to Political Responsibility from the Catholic Bishops of the United States and its Introductory Note were developed by the chairmen, in consultation with the membership, of the Committees on Catholic Education, Communications, Cultural Diversity in the Church, Doctrine, Domestic Justice and Human Development, Evangelization and Catechesis, International Justice and Peace, Migration, Pro-Life Activities; the Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage; and the Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). It was approved by the full body of bishops at its November 2015 General Meeting. It has been directed for publication by the undersigned.

Msgr. Ronny E. Jenkins

General Secretary, USCCB

 

Excerpts from the English translation of the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church copyright © 2004, Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Vatican City State. All rights reserved.

Excerpts from the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith's Doctrinal Note on Some Questions Regarding the Participation of Catholics in Political Life copyright © 2002, Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Vatican City State. All rights reserved.

Excerpts from Pope Paul VI's World Day of Peace Message (1970) copyright © Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Vatican City State. All rights reserved.

Excerpts from Pope John Paul II, Sollicitudo Rei Socialis (1987) and Evangelium Vitae (1995), copyright © Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Vatican City State. All rights reserved.

Excerpts from Pope Benedict XVI, Caritas in Veritate (2009), Deus Caritas Est (2005), Sacramentum Caritatis (2007), and Address, Jan. 19, 2013, copyright © Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Vatican City State. All rights reserved.

Excerpts from Pope Francis, Homily, June 30, 2014; Evangelii Gaudium (2013); Laudato Si' (2015); Homily, Feb. 17, 2015; Message, April 20, 2015; General Audience, April 22, 2015; Address, Nov. 17, 2014; and Address, Dec. 12, 2013, copyright © Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Vatican City State. All rights reserved.

Excerpts from Living the Gospel of Life copyright © 1998, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington DC. All rights reserved.

Excerpts from Gaudium et Spes and Dignitatis Humanae are taken from the Vatican website and copyright © 1965, Libreria Editrice Vaticana (LEV), Vatican City State. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Excerpts from the Catechism of the Catholic Church, second edition, copyright © 2000, Libreria Editrice Vaticana–United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, DC. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture excerpts used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, Revised Edition, © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC. All rights reserved. Used with permission. No part of the New American Bible may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

Copyright © 2007, 2011, 2015, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington DC. All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright holder.

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