One Nation, Under God

On Election Day, let us pray for our country. Let us pray that the Constitution be preserved, protected and defended; that human life be shown as much respect as that of an endangered species; that we love our neighbors as ourselves; that we continue to enjoy the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; and that we are thankful for those who fight for our freedoms.

At the Alfred E. Smith Dinner last month, Cardinal Timothy Dolan appealed to the presidential candidates on behalf of “the uns.” By that, he meant the un-employed, the un-insured, the un-wanted, the un-wed mother, the un-born baby, the un-documented, the un-housed, the un-healthy, the un-fed and the under-educated. It’s worth watching:

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