Contact: Matt Smith, Catholic Advocate, 202-521-9828
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic Advocate's Deal W. Hudson and Matt Smith issued the following statement about the 2012 Iowa Caucus results:
"Senator Santorum's achievement last night in Iowa demonstrates the political viability of a Catholic candidate who does not compromise on social issues and offers real world solutions to the challenges of the budget, the economy, and foreign policy, especially in the Middle East. Catholic Advocate congratulates Rick Santorum for the courage and determination of his 'public witness.'"
Deal W. Hudson was chair of RNC Catholic Outreach and is the author of Onward Christian Soldiers: The Growing Political Power of Catholics and Evangelicals in the United States (Threshold). He is president of Catholic Advocate in Washington, D.C. Matt Smith, vice-president of Catholic Advocate, was Associate Director of Public Liaison responsible for Catholic outreach under President George W. Bush.
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