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Bishops to Rally the Faithful?

First appeared on 02/03/2012. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

It's a banner day for commentary on CatholicCulture.org, and we begin with a critical question.

The American bishops are on fire in their opposition to the federal mandate to support contraception and sterilization. But will they succeed in rallying lay support? Will they even get Catholic politicians on board? See the fireworks in Phil Lawler's On the News piece: HHS mandate might awaken the sleeping Catholic conscience.

I also received a late report of how one bishop plans to respond to the crisis, how he intends to call the faithful to the banner of Christ. See my transcription of the speech in On the Culture: A Dream Bishop Rallies His Troops.

Meanwhile, even our old faults are being attacked with a fresh hostility. See Phil's analysis of the courtroom drama surrounding Cardinal Bevilacqua's death: Fairness, decency not in evidence in the Philadelphia abuse case.... [more content for subscribers]

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