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

sheik mahbhutti Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 2:25 PM
We're not talking about society here. We're talking about government. If this country were your front yard then society would be the bermuda grass that you want to grow in lush, green, and healthy. Government is not the rain that makes that happen. At it's best, government is the runners that try to take over the sidewalk. At it's worst, government is the crabgrass and dandelions that try to take over the yard; the grubs that suck at the roots and the disease that eats away at the leaves. You have to control government not give it fertilizer.

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....