A conservative Catholic responds to P...

A conservative Catholic responds to Pope Francis

There are 2 comments on the TheBlaze.com story from Nov 27, 2013, titled A conservative Catholic responds to Pope Francis. In it, TheBlaze.com reports that:

Earlier, I noted that Pope Francis spoke out against "trickle-down" economics in his first apostolic exhortation, arguing that such capitalistic systems naively put too much faith in those in command.

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Sol

Since: Jan 08

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#1 Nov 27, 2013
Society becomes just through the actions of individuals, not the collective action of the government. And as a conservative, I don’t place my “crude and naive trust” in anyone but myself. As a Catholic, I believe the responsibility for my ultimate salvation is mine and mine alone.

Please don’t excommunicate me.
"excommunicate"? That & 50¢ will buy you half a hamburger; less tax..

Hey chickie - if you're as much a critical thinker as you make yourself out to be, then what makes you think you NEED rome to get to heaven?
Cordwainer Trout

Elizabethtown, KY

#2 Nov 27, 2013
While it was a grave error for the Bishops to elect a Leftist like Francis as Pope, it is also disgusting to see this type of disinformation given much credence. The anti-religion bigots at Topix love this type of confusion and willingly attack it. Atheism always advantages self doubt and anything cruddy.

A healthy discussion of the spiritual impact on charity always being more creatively impacting in social realms, than the wastefulness of governmental bureaucracies, would not sink to a level of personal selfishness and puffed-up perceptions of personal impact on salvation. The Catholic writer will find that Grace and Grace alone in responsible for her ultimate salvation. A Pope, or the writer focusing on false Leftist assumptions gives Leftists undeserved credibility.

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