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Catholic Republicans swinging toward Gingrich?

Catholic World News - December 14, 2011

Thomas Peters explains why many Catholic voters in the Republican Party are drifting toward the presidential candidacy of Newt Gingrich, a convert to Catholicism. But Peters warns that the trend may not be permanent.

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  • Posted by: Savonarola - Dec. 16, 2011 3:04 PM ET USA

    There is, obviously enough, no such thing as a "Catholic vote" and Peters doesn't claim that there is. We all know that there are Catholics and there are other Catholics. Catholics do not vote as a bloc and do not pay much attention to the emanations from the USCCB on the issues. What's very bothersome about Newt is his lack of candor on his lobbying activities, however defined. It's also disturbing to note that he entered public service worth a few thousand and departed as a millionaire.

  • Posted by: mgreen32234 - Dec. 16, 2011 11:55 AM ET USA

    I think Newt would be very comfortable if someone proposed redefining Dec. 8 as the Feast of the Immaculate Implantation.

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