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Dear Republican Catholics

posted on August 30, 2012

The National Catholic Reporter‘s Michael Sean Winters pens an open letter to Catholic Republicans. “I challenge my Republican Catholic friends: Will you bring the Church’s wisdom to bear on the thinking of your party?,” writes Winters. “Will you confront this libertarian sensibility? Will you argue against the proposition, stated so clearly by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder yesterday–‘Our citizens are a customer. We’re a customer service business’–when in fact government is not a business, and it is charged with the administration of justice and the building up of the common good, both of which are not so easily understood in terms of a spreadsheet or cost/benefit analysis.”

Read at National Catholic Reporter