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

posted on June 1, 2015

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.

Read at Religion News Service