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Roman Catholics And Evangelicals Move Apart In Their Political Priorities

Having been adversaries and then allies, Catholics and evangelicals once again have differing political agendas.
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Catholics and evangelicals, two Christian groups that have had overlapping political priorities in the past, find their agendas diverging in the era of President Trump and Pope Francis.

Tensions between the two faith traditions are hardly new. As fierce adversaries, they once cast doubt on each other's legitimacy as heirs to the church of Jesus Christ.

In recent decades, however, their shared opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage, and their common interest in parochial schools, brought them together. In 1994, with a "" manifesto, leaders of the two

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