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A project of Catholic Democrats, Catholics For Obama (CFO) was formed to promote the presidential candidacy of Senator Barack Obama in 2008. Noting that “Americans are weary of being pitted against one another over issues of race, disparity of wealth, and religion,” CFO stated that “Senator Obama has made bringing Americans together to solve common problems the central theme of his campaign.”
One CFO board member called Obama “a presidential candidate of historic accomplishments,” and lauded his background as a 1980s-era community organizer whose efforts “to [economically] empower the lives of thousands of people” had received vital “funding from the U.S. Bishops.” Obama's employer in the eighties had been the Chicago-based Developing Communities Project, an initiative of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.
According to CFO, Obama's policy positions on a wide range of issues qualified him as "someone who merits serious consideration by every Catholic voting in 2008." Specifically:
Maintaining that “the state has a positive moral function to promote the common good,” CFO views the expansion of governmental power as a preferred means of solving society's most pressing problems. For instance:
Other CFO board members include:
Friday, October 11, 2013
CATHOLICS FOR OBAMA (CFO)
Posted by Charleston Voice
Is this whom you had in your prayers for your messiah?