Preferential Option for the Poor: What's That?

At this weekend's Values Voter Summit, former Sen. Rick Santorum was asked if he agreed with the Catholic Church that public policy should reflect a preferential option for the poor. Santorum seemed unfamiliar with the phrase, which is odd seeing as it has been a staple of Catholic social teaching for more than a generation. Details, with video, are here on the Faith in Public Life website.

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