Skip to comments.Gingrich to Become Catholic During Easter Season
Posted on 03/27/2009 7:01:07 PM PDT by kellynla
Conservative author and former House speaker Newt Gingrich will celebrate the Easter season this year in a very special way by converting to Roman Catholicism.
I have become increasingly drawn to Catholicism over the past several years while attending Mass with my wife, Callista, Gingrich tells Newsmax. After prayer and reflection, I believe this is where God has led me. Im looking forward with great joy to being received into full communion with the Catholic Church.
Rumors of the religious conversion began circulating last month when Gingrich, a Baptist since college, told The New York Times that he had been exploring a reaffirmation of the role of religion in public life and found himself increasingly attracted to his wifes Roman Catholic faith.
Gingrich recently criticized the University of Notre Dame for choosing President Barack Obama as a commencement speaker. The Fox News contributor sent messages via micro-blogging service Twitter saying: It is sad to see Notre Dame invite President Obama to give the commencement address since his policies are so anti Catholic values."
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I’ve learned to be cynical regarding Gingrich through hard lessons over the past decade or so. Finger to the wind. Is Callista teaching him Spanish, too?
Deserts his first wife.
Cheats on his second wife.
Betrays the Republican revolution by allowing himself to be blackmailed by the Clintons.
Watch your back Benedict!
Yet he’s able to receive Catholic communion? I thought just one divorce and remarriage (let alone two!) would rule that out.
A real shame that he screwed up his career because he is bright. A Carl Rovian type semi-RINO.
Tony Blair became a Catholic too after he let Muslims flood into England for 15 years. About the only decent well known conversion is Larry Kudlow who is a decent guy.
*Callista teaching him Spanish, too*
A blond from Wisconsin?
and his children from his first wife are still close with him.
I apparently have a higher regard for the language skills of Wisconsin blondes than you, lol.
What was the reason for asking about learing Spanish from a Person from Wisc.?
Finger to the wind, SoCalPol ... finger to the wind. Always remember that, when dealing with Newtie.
I just hope Gingrich has a relationship with Christ. His conversion is unsettling....
*I just hope Gingrich has a relationship with Christ*
I hope you do also
I may not agree with him on all issues but then you have a neighboring gov. south of you who is a global warmer and called people idiots who wished Obama to fail and some on FR think he is g-d
I say, Welcome Home Mr. Newt. I am very pleased. You all should come home too.
Didn’t say the guy doesn’t have his strengths. But, it does pay to always look for an angle with Newt. Didn’t he throw his lot in with the warmists himself?
Pretty judgmental group we got here. Amazing how they can look into a man’s soul. For the Christians here, remember that it was a thief that died alongside him and joined him that day in heaven.
So back off, lest ye be judged with the same lack of compassion and reconciliation you want to give Gingrich and Blair.
Not to the degree you think or as much as your neighboring gov. to the south of you