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Ryan defends budget in face of Catholic critics

By Dan Merica and Kate Bolduan, CNN Washington (CNN) – Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) defended his proposed federal budget on Thursday against criticism from some Catholics, who say it violates their tradition’s teaching by putting an undue burden on the poor. Ryan, a Catholic who chairs the House Budget Committee, told students and faculty at Georgetown [...]
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Paul Ryan defends his interpretation of Catholic teachings

Military / US Military : Intel Dump (2 years ago)

Facing criticism for invoking the moral teachings of the Catholic Church as inspiration for his spending proposals, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) defended his budget plan Thursday and acknowledged that his inter... Read Post

Catholic leader defends Obama invite, responds to criticism

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By Dan Merica, CNN Washington (CNN) – Cardinal Timothy Dolan, America’s most prominent Catholic official, defended on Wednesday the decision to invite President Barack Obama to a major Catholic dinner in the face of criticism from c... Read Post

Ryan defends budget in face of Catholic critics

US Politics / US Elections : CNN Political Ticker (2 years ago)

Washington (CNN) – Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., defended his proposed federal budget on Thursday against criticism from some Catholics, who say it violates their tradition’s teaching by putting an undue burden on the poor. Ryan, a Catho... Read Post


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