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Orthodox prelates join Catholic bishops in protesting Obama mandate

Catholic World News - February 06, 2012

A group of Orthodox bishops in the US have joined their Catholic counterparts in a public protest against the new Obama administration mandate requiring contraceptive coverage in health-care programs.

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North America issued a statement calling upon the administration “to rescind this unjust ruling and to respect the religious freedom guaranteed all Americans by the First Amendment.”

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