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

Johnnyp Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 8:28 PM
Change of heart? I guess they don't want opportunities for poor people to become self-sufficient and less opportunity for everybody?
Aura Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 8:51 PM
Was Christ wrong about helping the poor and the sick? Was he a socialist who wanted poor and sick people to become dependent on others and never to become self-sufficient? Did he care why someone was poor or sick, or did it only matter that they needed help, and "we are our brother's keeper"?
Jerry1 Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 8:57 PM
americathebeautiful Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 8:57 PM
Aura....please cite chapter and verse where Jesus tells the people that government is obligated to feed the poor and take care of the sick. I'm waiting........
Marie150 Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 8:31 PM
Wouldn't opportunities for poor people kind of spoil the plot?
Aura Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 8:51 PM
Why do you think helping the poor and the sick is a plot? What do you mean?
Nana82 Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 10:32 PM
Your feigned confusion is worse than disingenuous!


It’s the ultimate in Catholic double standards: a website called 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....