"In truth, though, Obama's pragmatic approach to divisive policy (his notion that we should acknowledge the good faith underlying opposing viewpoints) and his social-justice agenda reflect the views of American Catholic laity much more closely than those vocal bishops and pro-life activists. When Obama meets the pope tomorrow, they'll politely disagree about reproductive freedoms and homosexuality, but Catholics back home won't care, because they know Obama's on their side. In fact, Obama's agenda is closer to their views than even the pope's."There's plenty more where that came from. If you want to continue torturing yourself, you can read the full article by clicking HERE.
Saturday, July 11, 2009
Obama more Catholic than the pope?
Here's something to get you fired up this weekend. A current Newsweek piece by Kathleen Kennedy Townsend claims that President Obama represents American Catholics better than the pope does. That's not hyperbole. That's an actual headline from the article in the July 9 issue.
Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust at 5:27 PM