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Republicans hope to find ‘missing’ evangelical voters

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From the multi-station cafeteria to the gift shop to the theater-style sanctuary, worshipers at Prestonwood Baptist Church believe — or hope — that next year’s election will see something new.

Long-lost evangelical voters.

“So many don’t vote — it just makes me sick,” said Marjoray Wilemon, a retiree from Arlington, Texas, who has seen a lot of politics in her 94 years. “I hope that some people will realize what kind of bad shape we’re in.”

What Rick Santorum could learn from Pope Francis

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It's been more than a year now since the white smoke rose and Francis left the fancy cape behind, paid his own hotel bill and became the new pontiff of the poor, preaching simplicity of lifestyle.  

Most commentators have very positive comments on his shift of emphasis and welcoming style. While I agree with that, I'm still waiting for a concrete move that pushes the church toward greater gender equality, i.e., new leadership roles for women.  

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