Sisters of Providence, other Catholic Sisters in Indiana issue statement
Note: The Sisters of Providence, in conjunction with other Catholic Sisters in Indiana, have issued a statement regarding the upcoming midterm elections. Read the statement below.
Statement of Leaders of Catholic Sisters of Indiana
We decry the violent divisiveness that is characterizing our upcoming national elections, threatening the fundamentals of our democratic system of self-governance and the right of individuals to vote their conscience.
We call on people of goodwill throughout our state to honor and respect the human dignity of every person who exercises the right to vote in accordance with his or her own life experience and God-given conscience.
The elected leaders of the following Indiana congregations of Catholic Sisters issued the above statement:
Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters
Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods
Sisters of St. Benedict of Beech Grove
Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis
Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg
Sisters of the Holy Cross