Rape, God, and Politics Admin Monday, October 29, 2012 Pro-life candidate Richard Mourdock did fumble a few words, but he was trying to do something dangerous – grapple with a serious moral question in a political debate. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.