A California Catholic reader emailed us a link to the four-minute set of words by Father Mark Goring, CC recorded September 12 on the subject of Catholics voting.

An excerpt:

“As Catholics there can’t be topics of discussion that are forbidden. The Catholic Church has a tradition of intellectual debate. We go after the truth using reason. This is a big part of who we are.

“So for example the question, can Catholics vote for a politician who very openly, unquestionably will leave the door wide open to the killing of the most innocent, vulnerable, helpless in our society?…”