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Nuns Are Part of A Valuable Religious Debate

Wrong du You've been sippiing too much kool aid. You want to see how an intolorant religion treats gays? All Catholics ask is that they leave US alone! There are many churches that will affirm their behavior as non sinful.

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,...