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Posts Tagged ‘Democrats’

New bishop won’t alienate pro-choice politicians

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) Wilmington’s new bishop said he won’t alienate pro-choice Catholic politicians like Vice President-elect Joe Biden. ”My own conscience tells me I have a better chance of helping someone if I don’t alienate” that person, Bishop W. Francis Malooly said during an appearance as part of the Theology on Tap speakers series for young adult Catholics. Malooly said he was following the lead of a majority of the 390 American bishops who have advocated a moderate approach.

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NY Times: Liberal Catholics argue from within the church

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

The Times reports today: “In a departure from previous elections, Democrats and liberal Catholic groups are waging a fight within the church, arguing that the Democratic Party better reflects the full spectrum of church teachings.”¬†Read the whole story here.¬†