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In Pa. Governor’s Race, Faith Surfaces in Contrasting Ways

posted on October 27, 2022

Peter Smith of the Associated Press reports, “In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested of battleground states, both gubernatorial candidates bring up religion. But in starkly different ways.” Doug Mastriano, the Republican candidate, often invokes his Christian identity and his belief that the United States should be a Christian nation. Josh Shapiro, the Democratic candidate, draws on his Jewish faith as an inspiration of why he chose to work in government. Shapiro said, “My faith grounds me and calls me to do public service. I don’t use my faith to make policy decisions or to exclude others the way my opponent does.”

Read at The Associated Press