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Only in Print: Judge Barrett’s Comments, Writings Offer Clues to How She Might Decide Supreme Court Issues

President Donald Trump arrives with federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the 7th Circuit Sept. 26, 2020, to nominate her to fill the U.S. Supreme Court seat left vacant by the Sept. 18 death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Photo: CNS/Carlos Barria, Reuters)

WINDSOR TERRACE — The Catholic who pays attention to politics, society, and the criminal justice system could naturally wonder about Amy Coney Barrett’s spiritual beliefs.

On Sept. 26, President Donald Trump nominated Barrett, a federal appeals court judge, to replace the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court. 

But Barrett hasn’t shared much about her own beliefs. No surprise there; the judicial community prefers its members to keep mum on personal opinions…

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