With Nearly 10% of the Country Unemployed, Where Are the Republican Good Samaritans?

By: Sunday July 11, 2010 11:30 am

If you’re a Catholic and went to Mass this morning, you know that today’s gospel reading was the parable of the Good Samaritan. Using that as a basis for a sermon on charity, our priest noted that the prevailing pagan concept of charity was at best, a quid pro quo. He cited Plato, who wrote that “a poor man who was no longer able to work because of sickness should be left to die.”

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