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Kim Lawton: The Pope, Catholic Voters, and the 2008 Election

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton looks at the impact Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the U.S. may have on the 2008 elections, from Hillary Clinton’s victory among Catholic voters in Pennsylvania to how various candidates may latch onto themes Benedict raised in his speeches. She also discusses pro-choice politicians who took communion during the papal Masses.