Friday, October 8, 2010
Minneapolis Star Tribune Editorial: Free speech and the Catholic Church
The church's tax-exempt status could be threatened if it directly endorsed candidates. But instead it's endorsing a policy outcome that's entirely consistent with its theology, in the same way Catholics have campaigned for decades to outlaw abortion.
Advocacy is nothing new to the Catholic Church or many other religious groups. Clerics have historically been at the forefront of politics in debates over (among other things) slavery, child labor, prohibition,
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