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

sheik mahbhutti Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 2:18 PM
We must pray that the federal government will restrain itself to only the proper functions of government rather than accumulate power and wealth at the expense of the citizens it is supposed to serve. The catholic church should remember that God is the ultimate power not the state. The bishops will admit to that if pushed. The state will not.

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....