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U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Spending Cuts

Anne384 Wrote: Apr 23, 2012 12:40 PM
This is one reason why I (and many others) have left the Catholic Church. The only way they will ever get it is for their money to be impacted.

House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) are pushing back against criticism from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops over the GOP’s proposed cuts to domestic spending programs. They should.

The USCCB’s criticism comes at a time when it’s appropriately fighting the Obama administration’s mandate that Church-affiliated employers must provide health insurance that covers birth control.

As a Catholic, it pains me that the bishops apparently do not recognize that a central government that is big and powerful enough to spend billions of other people’s dollars on housing, food, and health...

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