Time to choose

Voting with a Catholic conscience

When a born-again Methodist from Texas is touted as the Catholic candidate while the Catholic candidate from Massachusetts is treated as an apostate, you know that the Catholic community has been chopped and blended in the great American food processor. Catholics don’t think alike, not about the candidates or the issues. Catholics certainly don’t and won’t vote as a bloc. We are more like other Americans than we are like-well, like...

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Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, a former editor of Commonweal, writes frequently in these pages and blogs at dotCommonweal.