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Analysis: Catholic bishops divided in legal battle against Obama birth control mandate

May 23, 2012


Washington Post, May 23, 2012 by David Gibson NEW YORK — The wave of lawsuits filed this week by more than 40 Catholic groups against the Obama administration’s birth control mandate was meant as a demonstration of church unity and influence in the face of what some bishops see as a grave threat to the […]

Campaign against birth control is religious fanaticism

February 20, 2012


Aljazeera, February 20, 2012, by John Stoehr Obama’s plan for preventative care for female employees has stirred up controversy among Catholics New Haven, CT – It has been weeks since the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops first denounced a federal mandate that required preventative care for female employees in Catholic employers’ insurance plans. They […]