Tag Archives: contraception

US Bishops call Pres. Obama’s attack “literally unconscionable”

USCCB reaction to Obama Administrations war on freedom of religion. U.S. BISHOPS VOW TO FIGHT HHS EDICT Fri, 20 Jan 2012 19:57:45 +0000 DATE: January 20, 2012 FROM: Sr. Mary Ann Walsh O: 202-541-3200 M: 301-325-7935 mwalsh@usccb.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … Continue reading

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Obama Administration’s War on Religious Liberty: we have one year to comply!

A bad day. This comes one day after Pope Benedict gave an important address to US bishops on freedom of religion and the role of the Church in American culture and politics. Coincidence?  I think not. Pres. Obama’s Administration has … Continue reading

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D.I.N.K.s

From the sometimes incomprehensible xkcd comes this, which is entirely comprehensible. Ask Europeans if they understand it now that their economies are collapsing, there isn’t any one to pay for their pensions, and a younger generation will soon start to … Continue reading

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Implications of Obama Administration’s move to force Catholic hospitals to provide “contraception” and sterilizations

A few days ago in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune Fr. Peter Laird, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, had a good piece about the mandate from the Obama Administration (HHS) requiring that “contraception” and sterilizations be paid … Continue reading

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USCCB Media Blog reacts to Dept. of Health and Human Services

In missed this post by Sr. Mary Ann Walsh, RSM, the other day on the USCCB’s media blog.  Even though the blogosphere can sometimes move fast enough that people forget about what happened just a few days ago, it is … Continue reading

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C-FAM: US Castigates Holy See over “Family Planning”

The always useful C-FAM site – may they thrive – has this. Volume 14, Number 18 April 14, 2011 US Castigates Holy See over Family Planning By Lauren Funk NEW YORK, April 14 (C-FAM) The contrast between the priorities of the … Continue reading

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