Sen. Marco Rubio's religious journey: Catholic to Mormon to Catholic to Baptist and Catholic
February 23rd, 2012
05:04 PM ET
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Sen. Marco Rubio's religious journey: Catholic to Mormon to Catholic to Baptist and Catholic

(CNN) - A new wrinkle emerged Thursday in the autobiography of a rising Republican star: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, was once a Mormon. Rubio, a Cuban-American who has played up his Catholic roots on the campaign trail and today attends Catholic churches as well as a Southern Baptist megachurch, was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a young boy.

Rubio's attendance in the church was little-known and made a splash when details of a forthcoming memoir were reported Thursday by the Miami Herald and the website BuzzFeed.

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Filed under: 2012 VP Pick • Marco Rubio • Religion
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    February 24, 2012 06:40 am at 6:40 am |
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    February 24, 2012 07:33 am at 7:33 am |
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