Meet the “Evangelical” Catholics Who Are Remaking the GOP

At Religion News Service, Sarah Pulliam Bailey reports on the melding of evangelical and Catholic interests within the GOP. Citing conservative leaders with Catholic and evangelical ties—like Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, and David Brat, who bested Eric Cantor—Pulliam Bailey writes, “These prominent Republicans are emblematic of the new religious amalgam that, in many instances, has helped refashion denominational differences that were once almost insurmountable.” Princeton’s Robert P. George says, “The alliance forged in the trenches between evangelical Protestants and faithful Catholics in the struggle to defend human life and marriage has blossomed into much greater than a mere marriage of convenience.”

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