Is it an editorial picture on page one endorsing Obama without saying so? One could argue yes. One could ask where is the guidance about voting for religious freedom rights? Having Obama’s picture above Pope Benedict XVI seems to say it is OK to vote for Obama without any consequences to one’s soul even though he is extremely prochoice, which is in truth, anti-woman. Pictures can be editorials. What a paper leads off with is an editorial in itself.
And this from the Vatican about a properly formed conscience and voting: