He may have been an underdog. He may have run a disorganized, underfunded campaign. He may have let loose a few comments that caused his supporters embarrassment.
But Rick Santorum provided a stirring example of what a Catholic running for elected office can be.
While many self-identified Catholics in the nation’s political leadership have adopted a “personally opposed but …” position on abortion and set aside Catholic teaching and natural law tradition on marriage, the former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania offered an unapologetic, morally consistent articulation of the inalienable dignity of human life from conception to natural death and defended the right of children to have a...READ MORE