How Partisan Are the Bishops?

Sirico, Robert A.
October 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1996, Issue 66, p10
Compares the passages from the statement on political responsibility issued by the U.S. Catholic Conference with passages from the 1992 platforms of the Democratic and Republican parties on the same topic. Creation of jobs; Health care reform; Prioritization of the needs of children.


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