In addition Rick Santorum has odd ties to accused child rapist Penn State's Jerry Sandusky
Santorum graduated in 1980 from Penn State University
Wayne Madsen on Santorum's strange ties to Sandusky
"There were a number of knowledgeable people who were very enthusiastic about Rick but didn't know he was Catholic," Hudson said with a quiet laugh. "I was really surprised"
Rick Santorum: The evangelical’s Catholic candidate?
Whether any of this will slow or derail Romney's path to the nomination is uncertain. But it does raise the broader question of why a Pennsylvania-born grandson of Italian immigrants who attends Mass in Latin is emerging as the favorite of conservative Protestants.