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An archbishop finds Trump and Clinton equally problematic. Really, Your Grace?

An archbishop finds Trump and Clinton equally problematic. Really, Your Grace?

On Thursday Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will appear at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a white-tie fundraiser for Catholic charities at which they will flank Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York. Lucky for them that the affair isn’t being held in Philadelphia.

The archbishop of that city, Charles Chaput, has expressed such contempt for both candidates that he might find it hard to break bread with them.

Last week Chaput approvingly quoted a friend who described this year’s presidential election as a choice between “a vulgar, boorish lout and...

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