Pa. governor candidates deploy religion in contrasting ways


              FILE - Pennsylvania candidate for governor, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, at podium, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, accompanied by Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh, State Sen. Amanda Cappelletti, and State Rep. Morgan Cephas, D-Philadelphia. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
            
              FILE - State Sen. Doug Mastriano, Republican gubernatorial candidate, stands as the national anthem is sung during a campaign event at the Deja Vu Social Club in Philadelphia, Pa., Friday, Sept., 30, 2022. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (Tyger Williams/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Pennsylvania candidate for governor, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, at podium, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, accompanied by Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh, State Sen. Amanda Cappelletti, and State Rep. Morgan Cephas, D-Philadelphia. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
            
              FILE - State Sen. Doug Mastriano, Republican gubernatorial candidate, stands as the national anthem is sung during a campaign event at the Deja Vu Social Club in Philadelphia, Pa., Friday, Sept., 30, 2022. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (Tyger Williams/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Pennsylvania candidate for governor, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, at podium, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, accompanied by Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh, State Sen. Amanda Cappelletti, and State Rep. Morgan Cephas, D-Philadelphia. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
            
              FILE - State Sen. Doug Mastriano, Republican gubernatorial candidate, stands as the national anthem is sung during a campaign event at the Deja Vu Social Club in Philadelphia, Pa., Friday, Sept., 30, 2022. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (Tyger Williams/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Pennsylvania candidate for governor, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, at podium, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, accompanied by Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh, State Sen. Amanda Cappelletti, and State Rep. Morgan Cephas, D-Philadelphia. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
            
              FILE - State Sen. Doug Mastriano, Republican gubernatorial candidate, stands as the national anthem is sung during a campaign event at the Deja Vu Social Club in Philadelphia, Pa., Friday, Sept., 30, 2022. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (Tyger Williams/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Pennsylvania candidate for governor, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, attends a rally of UPMC and Starbucks workers fighting for their union, in Pittsburgh, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
            
              FILE - Pennsylvania candidate for governor, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, meets with attendees at an SEIU union event in Philadelphia, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (AP Photo/Ryan Collerd, File)
            
              FILE - State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, a Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, stands on stage with Sean Feucht, left, his wife Rebbeca and Jenna Ellis, right, take part in a primary night election gathering in Chambersburg, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
            
              FILE - People sing before State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, speaks at a primary night election gathering in Chambersburg, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022. In one of the most closely watched races in one of the most contested battleground states, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania bring religion into their campaigns. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Pa. governor candidates deploy religion in contrasting ways