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Canadian Christians turning to Conservative Party

April 27, 2011

Practicing Catholics in Canada are increasingly abandoning the Liberal Party for the Conservative Party, according to a new Angus Reid poll. The survey found that three out of five Catholics and two-thirds of Protestants who attend church weekly plan to support Prime Minister Stephen Harper, rather than Liberal challenger Michael Ignatieff, in the national election.

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  • Posted by: Mike in Toronto - Apr. 27, 2011 7:38 PM ET USA

    Ah, but when all voters polled are counted, this same poll has the Conservatives as the preference of only 35% of voters. Ignatieff's Liberals and the socialist NDP have 52% between them and could easily combine to form the government after the May 2 election.