What Would Jesus Do…About the Budget?

Joining a chorus of Catholic voices, the Rev. Thomas Reese, senior fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University, recently sent a letter to Rep. Paul Ryan objecting to Ryan's claim that his Catholic upbringing was reflected in his
budget plan. Reese and nearly 90 Georgetown faculty members signed the letter, which asserted that Ryan's proposed budget cuts to programs aiding the poor were not in keeping with church teachings. This is what Jesus meant when he said that he would judge
us by whether we fed the hungry, gave drink to the thirsty, clothed the naked, Reese says. This is the Christian imperative.

Related Videos

Today's Devotional

Diligent to Avoid Distraction
Do you see Bible study as a chore or as a gateway to freedom and life? How do you reveal your love and commitment to God in your words and actions?

read more

Let's Make ItFacebook official!