A Political Home for Progressive Catholics
Michael Gerson ["Open-Arms Conservatism," op-ed, Oct. 31] is a shrewd strategist, but he doesn’t understand the history of Catholic social teaching or the nature of the modern Republican Party.
Mr. Gerson argued that Republicans should drop their emphasis on a harsh, anti-government philosophy and adopt something akin to Catholic social teaching with its emphasis on preferential treatment for the poor and support of the common good.
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