Bishops release pre-election document
Choosing the Common Good, the bishops’ pre-election document has just been released. Our news editor Simon Caldwell was at the presser. In the document, the Bishops of England and Wales call for a wholesale reform of public life. The document’s emphasis on marriage has prompted speculation that the bishops are urging Catholics to vote Conservative, but the bishops are calling for the return of virtue to public life. Read the whole thing here.
Both parties have recently been seen to be courting the religious vote.