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

Oscar58 Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 10:04 AM
The governments job as far as the economy goes is to give us policies that promote prosperity for the nation as a whole. Not for special interest groups or individuals, that is picking winners and losers. When the nation prospers so to do the charities and the churches. We are a people who gives, when we have it to give. I even know some who always saves a little to give to their charities that really don't have it to give and most put in more than they can afford at the collection plate at church. At least that is the way I see it.
RT250 Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 10:20 AM
It does'nt automatically follow that religious institutions thrive when money flows.
Oscar58 Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 12:49 PM
It still don't change my point that it is not the governments job to see that there is a chicken in every pot nor a car in every driveway. And it usually goes, when the economy is bad charities see a drop in donations.

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....