[quote:1jam1o8a]Then that would explain why so many Catholics have voted Democrat in the past – however, the values of the Democratic party have changed. It’s interesting to see the abortion supporters use that kind of information to distort the truth. Groups such as Catholics for a Free Choice (which isn’t Catholic) and such make all these statements proclaiming that Catholics have always been super-liberal when that is not actually the case.[/quote:1jam1o8a]
It is only true depending on how one defines [i:1jam1o8a]liberal[/i:1jam1o8a].
Economic liberalism- the idea that the government needs to be a sort of nurturer has always been strong in Catholic circles.
However, the social liberal views on abortion, euthanasia, homosexuality could never be embraced by any legitimate Catholic