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Nuns Are Part of A Valuable Religious Debate

Mainman12 Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 7:58 AM
To say that a man who has sex with a boy is both a homosexual and a pedophile is simply a straight forward expression of the TRUTH. Period. Hate has nothing to do with this. To say that homosexuality carried out in sexual acts a grievous sin is speaking the Truth. To say that continuing to do these acts without repentance to God will lead that person to Hell is an expression of TRUTH. AND truth is always an expression of love, never hate; for it points the way back to Christ.

The warmth with which elderly Catholic nuns have been greeted on their cross-country bus tour to protest Republican cuts to the federal budget is hugely encouraging. The sisters and I may disagree about certain things, particularly the budget plan of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan -- who is Catholic -- but what a blessed country we live in, where a major public argument centers on how to best care for the poor and unfortunate.

One reporter said the nuns were "greeted like heroes" outside Ryan's office. "For the sisters, the tour is about more than debating points," a Huffington Post dispatch said,...