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Ahead of Thursday's local elections, the Cardinal encourages all to vote as 'another way in which we exercise responsibility' for the good of society.

He addresses a special message to young people who may be eligible to vote for  the first time, urging them to play their part and use their vote. 

He asks all the faithful to think carefully and prayerfully as we cast our vote in these elections. Watch a British Sign Language version of the message here.

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