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The Rick Santorum-backed coin for Catholics

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Rick Santorum, the former senator for Pennsylvania and two-time Republican presidential candidate, has long been known for his religious zeal. An aide to Santorum told the New York Times back in 2005 that Santorum was “a Catholic missionary who happens to be in the Senate”, and his comments on homosexuality and same-sex marriage once spawned a campaign for the neologism “santorum”. Now, he's backing a project that combines his religious fervour with another area of modern-day fanaticism: blockchainism (thanks to Buttcoin and in particular contributor David Gerard for drawing our attention to this). Santorum is sitting on the advisory board of a company and soon-to-be digital coin (stablecoin, specifically) called Cathio. The company describes itself on its website as “a new payment,

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