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The Catholic Left’s Unfair Attack on Paul Ryan

posted on October 15, 2012

First Things’ Robert P. George argues that the group of Catholic scholars, who last week issued a document critical of Paul Ryan’s understanding of Catholicism, has mischaracterized the Republican nominee for Vice President’s position on Catholic social teachings. “Instead of a careful, nuanced analysis of Ryan’s thought in light of that teaching,” writes George, “the statement offers a set of Democratic Party talking points festooned with quotations from St. Thomas Aquinas and Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI.” 

Read at First Things