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Welcome to our Memorial Day edition of the Catholics Vote Common Good newsletter. 


"Today, thinking of the dead, let us ask the Lord for peace so that people are no longer killed in war. War is a defeat, always. Let us pray to the Lord for our deceased, for everyone - that the Lord might welcome them all."

- Pope Francis

President Biden Gives Strong Speech at Morehouse Graduation

President Biden's speech at the Morehouse graduation this past Sunday included strong references to faith and many Catholic themes. Click below to watch the address in full on YouTube.

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Pope Francis Discusses the Important Issues of the Day on 60 Minutes

In a rare interview, Pope Francis called for peace in Ukraine and Gaza, and for Americans to treat migrants “humanely,” on “60 Minutes.”


Pope Francis also condemned the rising trend of antisemitism and anti-Palestinian sentiment, adding that he prays “a lot” for peace across the globe.


“Any ‘anti’ is always bad,” he said.


Click below to watch the entire interview on CBS’s website.

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NETWORK Issues Call to ‘Vote Our Future’ in 2024

In a statement released on Pentecost, NETWORK said, "Pope Francis Voters are multi-issue voters who promote a future where every person thrives, without exception, said the leadership of NETWORK Advocates for Catholic Social Justice as the organization unveiled the first phase of NETWORK’s 2024 Vote Our Future election education campaign. 


Learn more at networkadvocates.org/election-2024.

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Wisconsin Catholics Vote Common Good to Meet

Join Wisconsin Catholics Vote Common Good for their May monthly meeting on May 29, at 6:30 CT.

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Have a blessed week.


All our best,

Denise Murphy McGraw 

Patrick Carolan

National Co-Chairs Catholics Vote Common Good


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