The American Constitution says that the government should not promote one religion over another; what is often misrepresented as separation of church and state. But what role does politics play in the life of a Catholic? How can the Catholic voice be heard in the public square without being marginalized?
Every Christian has a responsibility to the country he lives in. We are called to be in the world, not of the world. Living in a society means voting responsibly, defending Christian morals, and protecting innocent life. It doesn’t mean you have to belong to a specific political party because there is not a party of Christianity.
Discover how you can balance religion and politics in your life with the help of the resources in our political science category. Of particular interest is Archbishop Charles Chaput’s book on the subject, Render Unto Ceasar.