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Joe Biden's Religion: Catholicism or Leftism?

Mother1 Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 7:15 AM
Biden is especially a liar when he claims that Catholic social doctrine defines him. He gave 1.5% of his income to charity last year. Some "social doctrine" Catholic!
pastorial Wrote: Oct 20, 2012 1:15 PM
so if you are poor and cannot afford to tithe, then you should not be religious

or a member of any church?
pastorial Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 9:38 AM
tithing is a Jewish idea which christians adopted/adapted
Earl29 Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 8:00 AM
Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't Christians pretty much obligated to give at least 10%? It's called tithing as I recall. Falling short of the mark, aren't we Mr. VP?
samplin Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 7:26 AM
Remember Biden is a liberal. Charity is the state's duty not his. Let someone else do it, is their mantra.
In the vice presidential debate, the two candidates, both Roman Catholics, were asked about their religious beliefs, how they impact the candidates' political positions and specifically about abortion. This was the response of Vice President Joe Biden:

"My religion defines who I am. And I've been a practicing Catholic my whole life. And it has particularly informed my social doctrine. Catholic social doctrine talks about taking care of those who -- who can't take care of themselves, people who need help.

"With regard to abortion, I accept my church's position on abortion as a -- what we call de fide doctrine. Life begins...