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Joe Biden's Religion: Catholicism or Leftism?

Enrique25 Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 5:29 PM
She should have asked them what role Ayn Rand plays in their politics. Biden could answer "none". Ryan could repeat what he said in 2005: "“[T]he reason I got involved in public service, by and large, if I had to credit one thinker, one person, it would be Ayn Rand”
In the vice presidential debate, the two candidates, both Roman Catholics, were asked about their religious beliefs, how they impact the candidates' political positions and specifically about abortion. This was the response of Vice President Joe Biden:

"My religion defines who I am. And I've been a practicing Catholic my whole life. And it has particularly informed my social doctrine. Catholic social doctrine talks about taking care of those who -- who can't take care of themselves, people who need help.

"With regard to abortion, I accept my church's position on abortion as a -- what we call de fide doctrine. Life begins...