Religion vs. Government

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“Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves.” A faithful Catholic has many duties besides the duties just for the church. There are many duties that the faithful Catholic must perform as well as many duties that the faithful Catholic has not to do. God tells us that while we are on this planet, the only other authority besides him is the authority of the government. We have a duty to do what the government instructs us to do as well as what the government tells us not to do. The issue that arises most frequently though is the issue on abortion. Abortion is a widely practiced event. Even though abortion is legal, that does not necessarily make it right for a Catholic to get an abortion. Abortion is the unjustified killing of unborn human beings. What makes abortion wrong is that human life is a gift from God which everyone must protect, nurture, and sustain from the first moment of conception. So Continue...

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