Early in October, I appeared at St. Theresa’s Parish in Briarcliff Manor, a leafy New York suburb, along with Commonweal contributor (and former columnist) David Carlin, to discuss the question of whether a Catholic can vote for a prochoice candidate.

Dave wrote a piece for us in May (“Two Cheers for John McCain”) arguing that a Catholic must...

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Paul Baumann is the editor of Commonweal.