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Paul Ryan Catholic

Don't Vote For The 'Better Catholic'

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 12.12.2012 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

When a Catholic candidate speaks about his or her faith, it's more important for voters to concentrate on their policies, rather than trying to worm their way into the person's soul.

Ryan vs. Ryan

Phil Haslanger | Posted 11.13.2012 | Religion
Phil Haslanger

It's too bad you and your namesake never had a chance to meet. The philosophy you have adopted would have sounded very familiar to him. It was one he rejected.

Paul Ryan Is a Blessing for American Democracy

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

Do Americans really want an Ayn Rand Nation with a few cherry-picked "Christian values" as epitomized by Paul Ryan? This is the question that Americans will be asking themselves in the next months.

Is Paul Ryan Romney's New Religion Problem? (Part I of III)

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

This no doubt endears Ryan to the Tea Party folks who would have all that -- and the repeal of the health reform -- done before breakfast on Inauguration Day, but it is hardly a transcript of Christ's invitation to the rich young man to sell all his possessions and follow Him.

The Paul Ryan Catholic Dilemma

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.11.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Interestingly, the match-up between Obama/Biden vs. Romney/Ryan offers a good illustration of the tension within the church. Both the current vice president and the recent addition to the Republican ticket are Catholics.