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Republican Presidential Candidates Talk God And Religion

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U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), former CEO of Godfather's Pizza Herman Cain, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) are introduced at the Republican presidential debate airing on CNN, Oct. 18, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) | Getty

How many kinds of Christian does it take to make a Republican presidential debate? That depends on whom you ask.

The elite eight of GOP presidential candidates include two Catholics, two Mormons and four Protestants of various stripes. While some outside of the race have questioned the Mormonism of Romney and Huntsman, the candidates themselves have shied away from the faith issue.

They haven't remained silent about religion however, so we've compiled the best quotes (or worst, depending on perspective) from Republican hopefuls that have added fuel to the fire of religious debate in America.

The Republican Presidential Candidates Talk God And Religion
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