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Catholic leaders tell Gingrich, Santorum ‘to stop perpetuating ugly racial stereotypes’

By | 01.20.12 | 11:52 am

Catholic leaders issued a letter Friday to GOP presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum, themselves Catholics, urging them “to stop perpetuating ugly racial stereotypes on the campaign trail.”

The U.S. Capitol (Pic by jcolman)

Religious leaders spar over debt agreement

By | 08.04.11 | 1:21 pm

The debt ceiling agreement approved early this week by Congress, rejected by an array of U.S. religious leaders, also prompted a response from religious groups that do not support “big government.”

The U.S. Capitol (Pic by jcolman)

Before Senate vote, national religious leaders call GOP budget cuts ‘immoral’

By | 05.25.11 | 4:38 pm

As the U.S. Senate gets ready to vote today on the recently approved House GOP budget, a handful of religious leaders from various denominations have spoken out against the budget because it “contains immoral cuts that would harm the most vulnerable.”

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