Tom Gallagher | May. 21, 2009 NCR Today print email "Part of me is inherently medieval" - no kiddingNewt Gingrich opens up on why he converted to Catholicism. One wonders why he doesn't embrace the whole of Catholic social thought, especially as it relates to the poor. Help us explore new ideas for the NCR website by taking this brief survey. Printemail NCR Comment code: Be respectful. Do not attack the writer. Take on the idea, not the messenger. Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language. Stay on point. Comments that stray from the original idea may be deleted. We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report abuse" button. Once a comment has been flagged, an NCR staff member will investigate. For more detailed guidelines, visit our User Guidelines page. For help on how to post a comment, visit our reference page. View the discussion thread.