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Evangelicals Helped Get Trump into the White House. Pete Buttigieg Believes the Religious Left Will Get Him Out.

posted on April 1, 2019

The Washington Post’s Sarah Pulliam Bailey profiles 37-year-old Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, a gay Episcopal mayor who is embracing the religious left. “His interest in faith emerged in Catholic high school, when he was drawn to Catholic theology, and grew while he was a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University,” Pulliam Bailey writes. Buttigieg said, “At least in my interpretation, it helps to root [in religion] a lot of what it is we do believe in, when it comes to protecting the sick and the stranger and the poor, as well as skepticism of the wealthy and the powerful and the established.”

Read at The Washington Post