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With Prime Minister Viktor Orbán facing reelection this weekend, some say the Central European nation he’s led for the past 12 years provides an example for how Catholics should engage in politics in the U.S. — but others caution against overlooking its flaws.
'More than a year after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage, and despite recent statements from the campaign trail, the Catholic Church’s 2,000-year-old teaching to the truth about what constitutes marriage remains unchanged and resolute,' Bishop Francis DiLorenzo said Sept. 13.
His latest controversial comments came during his keynote address at the national dinner for the Human Rights Campaign, an influential homosexual-rights advocacy group, in Washington.
COMMENTARY: So what are we to do this election cycle as Catholic voters?
EDITORIAL: Clergy who are silent on hot-button issues often defend their stance by pointing to U.S. tax law that restricts political speech from the pulpit. That’s a familiar argument, but it also happens to be wrong.
Clinton and Trump occasionally reference their professed Christian faiths, but both have differed recently with their Protestant denominations on their respective signature issues of abortion and immigration.