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-- -- Republican National Convention there -- this theme that kept coming -- that brought -- back to religion at different points in the choice of New York's archbishop.
Timothy cardinal Dolan to deliver.
The -- Dixon is getting a lot of attention.
And that's not traditionally goes to a local bishop religion correspondent Lauren green is live in -- New York City newsroom with a closer look at this hi -- page and -- -- you know true to his promise to of the cardinal -- steered clear politics last night while delivering the closing prayer.
At the Republican National Convention.
He didn't mention all behind us -- the Catholic -- major issues namely religious liberty.
Renewal and all of our people our respect for religious freedom and full that first most cherished freedom.
Make us truly free.
By tethering freedom -- truth and -- -- freedom to goodness.
Dolan and the Catholic Church -- been battling the White House over a federal mandate that forces all the lawyers including churches.
To provide access to birth control critics -- -- who is the president of the US conference of Catholic bishops initially accused the most powerful Catholic in the nation of being a shill for the Republican Party.
While I don't doubt his sincerity that he wants to be a good priests ago and offer prayers.
It might have made more sense to send someone who wasn't so engaged.
And so vocal against the White House this year.
But next week he'll do the same in Charlotte delivering the benediction of the Democratic National Convention.
The Catholic league's Bill Donohue said that essentially the Democrats backs were against the wall.
Did they actually think that the archbishop of New York ahead of the US ECB was so stupid to get into this catch 22.
-- I've got to say no than you why advertise and see that you are shill for the Republican Party producing industry can't -- isn't all the politics of the moment.
We'll all be -- be -- close to the cardinal expect his evidence to sidestep the health care issue next week yet DNC it's hard to aboard the fact that.
The Catholic church's social agenda stands in stark contrast to the democrats' platform.
Particularly concerning abortion and same sex marriage Jana you'll pay attention to what he has to -- and see how maybe he changes his -- that message next week.
Lauren thank you.
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