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Catholic Group: "Pray for Paul Ryan's Change of Heart"

jco2012 Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 7:25 PM
Leo XIII wasn't pope in the mid 1800s, Pius IX was, and we've already seen that giving more money to the rich does not necessarily mean more money goes to the poor, or benefits the nation as a whole. And btw, Leo XIII wrote in favor labor unions and the right to a decent wage.

It’s the ultimate in Catholic double standards: a website called www.PrayForPaulsChangeOfHeart.org launched this week, calling for Catholics to pray that he abandons his Path to Prosperity budget in favor of something more in line with the Church’s social justice teachings. If you click around, you can also find a page with one sentence requesting prayers for Vice President Joe Biden, noted adamant supporter of the pro-choice cause. (It says nothing of Kathleen Sebelius, whose Mass attendance doesn’t exactly jive with her record of eschewing established Catholic doctrine.)

In condemning Ryan’s budget, the site pulls from the U.S....