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Nuns Are Part of A Valuable Religious Debate

tncdel Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 9:08 AM
The only thing that crops up regarding some nuns is that a significant number of them support abortion. And those that do should be excommunicated as heretics.

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,...