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Friday, February 25, 2011

Marco Rubio At 2011 Ave Maria Law Commencement

The Naples News reports that Marco Rubio will be the 2011 commencement speaker at Ave Maria School of Law in May. That is great news for Ave Maria -- Rubio is obviously a big name and an exciting conservative politician. From the Naples News:
Rubio was asked to speak, according to a press release, because of his accomplishments as an attorney and statesman, his faithfulness to the teachings of the Catholic Church and his recognition as a rising figure in American politics.
Since I'm not sure that Rubio is a practicing Catholic, I don't think that he should be lauded as being faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church. Don't get me wrong - I think Rubio is great - but let's be careful praising him for Catholic fidelity if that is not the case.

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