I wonder if the Republicans will stand behind the Catholic Bishops now

A week after House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan claimed his Catholic faith inspired the Republicans’ cost-cutting budget plan, the nation’s Catholic bishops reiterated their demand that the federal budget protect the poor, and said the GOP measure “fails to meet these moral criteria.”

via Catholic Bishops Say Ryan Budget Fails Moral Test.


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Joel L. Watts
Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

4 thoughts on “I wonder if the Republicans will stand behind the Catholic Bishops now

  1. Allan is right. But, the Catholic Bishops could work harder to pick up the slack. They should be primarily be concerned with the people in their parishes first, society second.

  2. …hahaha..this is hilarious…thanks to the antics of people like Jerry Falwell all the politicans need to be a christian now….

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