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The Religious Affiliation of
conservative columnist and TV commentator
From: Chris Suellentrop, "The Rev. John McCloskey: The Catholic Church's K Street lobbyist", posted 9 August 2002 on Slate.com (http://slate.msn.com/id/2069194/; viewed 24 October 2004):
In late July, a tiny item in the Washington Post announced some surprising news: Sen. Sam Brownback, a Kansas Republican and former United Methodist best known for his opposition to cloning, converted to Catholicism on June 27. But just as notable as Brownback's conversion was the man who performed it, the Rev. John McCloskey. Brownback is the third political celebrity to convert to Catholicism under McCloskey's guidance--the other two were journalist Robert Novak and... The priest, who operates out of Washington's Catholic Information Center a couple of blocks from the White House...
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