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Paul Ryan in the Catholic Weeds

posted on May 17, 2012

Writing for Real Clear Religion, Jeffrey Weiss looks at Paul Ryan, “a political official who has straightforwardly explained how his understanding of his faith has informed his governance.” But to Weiss, Ryan “got his theology wrong.” Ryan’s view of his budget plan as guided by his faith is challenged by the fact that the “United States Conference of Catholic Bishops … released a critique of parts of his namesake budget plan.” Weiss claims Ryan has wandered into “the theological weeds,” a place welcoming to challenge from outsiders and even the faith to which he belongs. 

Read at Real Clear Religion