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Brady: Wider social-service role for clergy
A faith-based approach to helping parolees? Is that really going to win over voters in Philadelphia?
(My knee-jerk response is to think that most left-leaning types look askance at anything couched as "faith-based" after 7 years of the Bush Administration, but perhaps I'm wrongly discounting the views of black evangelicals and/or Italian Catholics in various parts of town...)