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July 27, 2005

Nuns Against Religious Hypocrisy

Sister Liguori Rossner can spot a naughty blasphemer when she sees one.

As a teacher for the Diocese of Pittsburgh for 14 years, one important
lesson I learned was that no matter what I said to the child, whatever
the parents said superseded my message. What parents say and how they
live sends a message stronger than any teacher's voice no matter what the
issue.

Sen. Rick Santorum and his wife have taught their children a powerful
lesson on civic responsibility by refusing to pay any tuition money to
the Penn Hills School District for their children who attended the
Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School ("Penn Hills Loses Bid to Charge
Santorum," July 12). Released from that payment on a technicality shows
that even an upstanding, moral gentleman like Sen. Santorum teaches his
children the following lessons:

1) Take advantage of the system whenever you can.

2) The little guy pays while the rich and powerful guy gets away with it.

3) As a Catholic, you have no obligation to pay your share to the common
good in spite of Catholic social doctrine.

Finally, I am shocked that our religious leaders who see Sen. Santorum as
some sort of faith-and-morals hero have not spoken up on this issue at all.


SISTER LIGUORI ROSSNER
Sisters for Christian Community
Bloomfield


Thank you Sister, for stating what is so very obvious to so many of us!

2 Comments:

  • At July 27, 2005, Anonymous Ellen said…

    Maybe he can't afford tuition? I hear puppies charge extremely high fees.

     
  • At July 27, 2005, Blogger cookie christine said…

    I guarantee you obedience school is nothing compared to the price of some private schools. But ya know, if all the lottery money really would go to public schools, our kids as well as our dogs would all be Rhodes Scholars.

     

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