Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Meet the Catholics in Congress

National Catholic Register lists the Catholics in Congress and ranks them according to their pro-life voting records:
WASHINGTON — Catholics make up about 28% of the members of Congress, compared to 30% when the 111th Congress began. But both figures are higher than the percentage of Catholics in the U.S. population, 24%.

Following is a list of the members of the 112th Congress who refer to themselves as Catholics.

The percentage next to them is their pro-life rating since 1997, as compiled by National Right to Life. Information prior to 1997 was unavailable at press time. They are listed from the highest pro-life rating to the lowest.

Of course, the newly added Catholic members of Congress do not have congressional voting records on life issues thus far.

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