5 Faith Facts about Martin O’Malley: “A Pope Francis Democrat”

At Religion News Service, Cathy Lynn Grossman writes, “Martin O’Malley, who just wrapped up his second term as Maryland governor, is loudly, proudly Catholic — even when some doctrine-devoted church followers hiss at his socially liberal views.” O’Malley, a Democrat, favors such progressive social causes as stem cell research, same-sex marriage, and abortion rights; in the past, he has criticized Catholics for “hyperventilating” over the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate and agreed with the church on reforming immigration policy.

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