As I perused the article from Politico newspaper, entitled Christian Coalition Asks Obama to Protect the Poor, I noticed some familiar names like Jim Wallis, Tony Hall and David Beckmann.
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And here is a statement from the USCCB
A veteran advocate of social justice issues, Bishop Ram'rez stressed the need for our nation's leaders to consider budgets as moral documents - documents that should be fashioned in ways that do not harm some of our society's most vulnerable members.Read more in Las Cruces Sun-News article entitled, Ramirez, other religious leaders meet with Obama.
By the way, here is Jim Wallis' blog post about the White House meeting, entitled Obama meets with Faith Leaders