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Oh come on! As a Catholic, can I still support Obamacare? Comments

If you are a practicing Catholic, then Obamacare marks the end of your religion in the United States. Ever since arriving in office, Obama has been at odds with the Catholic Church. As many Catholics now know, Obamacare, as it is written, is unacceptable. Continue Reading

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  1. robertburford
    11 months ago

    I find it interesting that I cannot find an author for this article. However, it is a shame that we as a society cannot allow moral and personal exception to a law. We do for conscientious objectors joining the military. It is plain stupid to thing that if abortion is allowed on the policy that we are condoning the procedure. Make no mistake we pay for abortion but it is not just money. It is the emotional disregard for human life that we will pay the most for. We need to press for exceptions under our moral objection.

  2. David Hollingsworth
    11 months ago

    Just saw a comment about the Germans and Hitler forcing health care ( among other things ) down the throats of the German people. The Third Reich has been out of business for quite a few 24 hours now and they still have a national affordable health care system. I don't know if Catholic doctrine actually has a formal statement regarding the right to affordable health care but that can be changed by a papal dogma. There was a time when serfdom and nobility, divine right of kings and all that good garbage were endorsed by the Church and anyone who went against it was sinner. How many Catholics use birth control? I know one who's had an abortion. If we start fighting a health care plan based on moral Christian principles and all that goes with it, we won't have a health care plan at all. Some Christians don't believe in physicians or consulting them at all. Praying's the only way to go. So be careful with all this stuff about moral principles; could be opening doors that better remain closed. As Christians we have a moral obligation to help those less fortunate than we are. Don't believe me, check out the stories of some the saints and other holy people.

  3. Brian
    11 months ago

    Whomever wrote this article needs to reread (or read) the encyclical on the evils of socialism. Then maybe read the constitution, so that as a Catholic you can see why you should oppose this law. The supreme court changed the law to make it acceptable as a tax, the pres changed it many times, both have no authority to do so. Once it goes back to the supreme court as a tax it should be thrown out since it did not originate in the house.

  4. Ann
    11 months ago

    I'm Catholic...Heath Care IS NOT a human right!! If you want or need it, you go and buy it. That's it.

  5. Unclenate
    11 months ago

    where is the proof that the Catholic Church endorses universal healthcare? that's what I'm being told is the meaning of the Church considering healthcare to be a right.

  6. Patrick Flynn
    11 months ago

    In the article it states "The Catholic Church believes that medical care is a fundamental human right, and all humans deserve affordable access to it."

    Sorry but I was unable to to find such a belief on the USCCB web site nor in the Catechism. Maybe it is an opinion of some Bishops and Cardinals maybe even the Pope himself. Please help me find where "fundamental human rights" are delineated as part of the Roman Catholic Church doctrine of beliefs.

  7. DLL
    11 months ago

    Exactly right on Pro life Mommy! I love You,you are the voice of motherhood speaking plainly as your research is accurate and your references are reliable. Most of all you are thinking with the heart of a Mother and as a really respectable Christian woman. God bless you!

  8. ProLifeMommy
    11 months ago

    Below is an excerpt from the phenomenally written article titled:
    "Christians MUST Oppose Obamacare," by Jeffrey T. Kuhner (Washington Times)

    "Devout Christians are obligated to oppose Obamacare — including those who champion social justice and universal health care. Christian teaching is crystal clear: The killing of innocent human life is wrong, a heinous transgression of one of God’s most sacred commandments. Abortion is murder; it is state-sanctioned infanticide. Obamacare is ensnaring Christians in its nefarious web, making them culpable in the killing of unborn babies. Their tax dollars will pay for the abortionist’s knife. Unwitting Christians will have the blood of innocent children on their hands.

    This should come as no surprise. Progressivism is at war with traditional Christianity. Liberals seek to create a society without God. Their goal is personal liberation — the destruction of the family, Christian culture and all the other social bonds that act as bulwarks against radical individualism. Abortion clinics are liberalism’s Gulag Archipelago, death camps scattered across the landscape. For liberals, abortion is key to erecting a society without sexual consequences. If a pregnancy is unwanted, liquidate the baby. Secular progressives believe that nothing — including innocent human life — must stand in the way of the sexual revolution. It is genocide masquerading as “choice.”

    Click on the link below to read the rest:
    Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/oct/3/kuhner-christians-must-oppose-obamacare/#ixzz2gmEJMAIQ
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  9. DLL
    11 months ago

    Better yet rename it Obamadoesnotcare and put the so called affordable health care act out of its misery. Re think the whole process and this time the law makers must read what they sign before they sign anything into law. No reason to shut down the whole government because the president and his law makers in the Senate are all lazy and would rather be on vacation,shooting hoops,playing golf,or anything else rather than using good judgement and acting responsibly.

  10. Roger
    11 months ago

    A huge emphatic NO!!!!
    As a Catholic you should pray that Obama
    Does the things in his personal life to be a good Christian.
    Do the the things in your personal life that make you a good Christian.
    And pray that we all leave the government to do the things government
    Was meant to do.
    Such as protect our rights, uphold and defend the constitution.
    And the work of the church to the church
    When the two are mixed we have a recipe for corruption and coercion.


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