President of Catholic University decries forced contraceptive coverage
Catholic World News - October 03, 2011
In an op-ed column published in the Washington Post, John Garvey, the president of the Catholic University of America, protests the Obama administration's plan to require contraceptive coverage in all health-care plans. Imposing that requirement on institutions that object to contraception--such as Catholic schools--is a violation of conscience, Garvey argues.
It does not take a college education to see the hypocrisy in offering to pay for the very services we condemn in our theology classes and seek forgiveness for in our sacraments. It should not be the business of the federal government to force Catholic schools and other Catholic institutions into such a collective violation of our own conscientious beliefs.
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