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On any legislative matter, the bishops or their representatives might testify at congressional hearings, write letters to members of Congress, or act as one of the many behind-the-scenes coaxers and cajolers on Capitol Hill.
The ruler is mistaken as he takes comfort in the reports and compliments of cajolers.
The Republic has its part to play - as mediators, supporters and cajolers on the difficult journey.