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Federal Liberal leadership candidates are seen on stage at the end of their debate in Halifax on March 3, 2013.
Federal Liberal leadership candidates are seen on stage at the end of their debate in Halifax on March 3, 2013.
(Andrew Vaughan/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

John Ibbitson

Do Liberals have a prayer of winning Catholics back en masse?

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As the cardinals pray and vote for a new pope, Canadian Liberals might offer a prayer of their own – for a return of the Catholic faithful.