Proposed 'compromise' on health coverage would jeopardize religious freedom
CWN - December 21, 2011
The Obama administration’s plan to impose mandatory contraceptive coverage in health-care policies has prompted a crisis for Catholic universities. But Patrick Reilly of the Cardinal Newman Society criticizes a proposal by two influential Catholic institutions—the Catholic Health Association and the University of Notre Dame—for a “compromise” on the issue. The proposal, Reilly argues, would be a defeat for religious freedom, allowing government interference in many Church-related institutions.
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Posted by: unum -
Dec. 21, 2011 9:13 PM ET USA
We are separating the sheep from the goats as various "Catholic" and "Christian" organizations manouver to maintain their income instead of upholding the teachings of Christ and the doctrines of their church affiliations. They have told the Obama administration, "I do not know the man!"