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Mon Oct 1, 2012, 03:27 PM

Why is the Catholic church not paying taxes?

Catholic bishop: Voting for Obama jeopardizes the ‘eternal salvation of your own soul’

A Catholic bishop from Springfield, Illinois is warning that the stakes for the 2012 election are even higher than most people think because voting for President Barack Obama could damn “you own soul” to hell.

In a column and video posted by the official newspaper of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois and obtained by Right Wing Watch on Wednesday, Bishop Thomas John Paprocki called out the Democratic Party for temporarily removing God from their platform, supporting abortion and recognizing that “gay rights are human rights.”

“There are many positive and beneficial planks in the Democratic Party Platform, but I am pointing out those that explicitly endorse intrinsic evils,” the bishop explained. “My job is not to tell you for whom you should vote. But I do have a duty to speak out on moral issues. I would be abdicating this duty if I remained silent out of fear of sounding ‘political’ and didn’t say anything about the morality of these issues. People of faith object to these platform positions that promote serious sins.”


http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/09/27/catholic-bishop-voting-for-obama-jeopardizes-the-eternal-salvation-of-your-own-soul/

This is clearly a violation of separation of church and state and an example of the church attempting to influence elections.

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Mon Oct 1, 2012, 03:29 PM

1. He shouldn't be doing that.

They can lay down the dangers of voting for a certain candidate in a round about way but can never mention a specific candidate or party.

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