Nuns’ Letter To Romney Decries “Woeful Lack Of Knowledge” About Needy Americans
A group of Catholic nuns launched a bus tour to bring attention to the what Republicans and their likely nominee are not doing on behalf of the poor.
“We are deeply troubled by your campaign’s recent advertisements and statements about welfare, which we believe demonize the families we serve and reflect a woeful lack of knowledge about the challenges faced by tens of millions of Americans. By accepting our invitation, we hope that you will have the opportunity to see firsthand the struggles of those in need and have the compassion to desist your campaign’s harsh attacks.
“We are all God’s children and equal in God’s eyes. Efforts to divide us by class or score political points at the expense of the most vulnerable of our brothers and sisters reveal the worst side of our country’s politics. Please accept our invitation to witness and to serve.”