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Boehner Invokes his Catholic Faith

Defend Us in Battle writes:

Congressman John Boehner, the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, invoked his Catholic Faith during his first speech as Speaker of the 112th Congress of the United States. He appears unwilling to make his faith a "private" matter. It is very early obviously, but if this is any sign, it is a very good and strong way to start out.

An excerpt from his speech:
“In the Catholic faith, we enter into a season of service by having ashes marked on our foreheads. The ashes remind us that life in all its forms is fragile – our time on this Earth, fleeting. As the ashes are delivered, we hear those humbling words: ‘Remember you are dust, and to dust you shall return.’
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