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

cart You make the same mistake Hicks and so many make. Just because a site calls it's self "catholic" does NOT mean it is following Church teaching. As far as "American Catholics are hypocrites" , your statement indicates ALL. So how about this. My friend was beaten by her husband and HE is an American so I guess that makes all you "american men" wife beaters huh? subsidarity is Church teaching.
MG formerly minnesotagrandma Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 5:00 PM
Sorry double click.
Per the Catechismof the CC
Excessive intervention by the state can threaten personal freedom and initiative. The teaching of the Church has elaborated the principle of subsidiarity, according to which "a community of a higher order should not interfere in the internal life of a community of a lower order, depriving the latter of its functions, but rather should support it in case of need and help to co- ordinate its activity with the activities of the rest of society, always with a view to the common good." 7

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....