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Archdiocese of Cincinnati establishes a "Civility Campaign" for election dialogues

"Civilize It" campaign a model for other dioceses

  • 27 May 2016
  • Author: Jim Tobin
  • Number of views: 4112

Join the Movement to keep a respectful dialogue this election season.

We’ve all experienced it. A Facebook post, a family dinner, a water cooler conversation that suddenly turns political with opposing viewpoints. You might get angry. You may go silent. Civilize It is about making room in your heart and speaking peacefully with those with whom you disagree. Imagine what would happen if aggressiveness were transformed into openness and confrontations were turned into thoughtful conversations. Civilize It is a non-partisan movement and a call for all of us to help change the tone, follow our faith, and quiet the quarrels in our day-to-day lives.

Link to Civilize It

Link to USCCB's Faithful Citizenship Resources

Link to USCCB's Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship Statement

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