Every US diocesan bishop has condemned Obama mandate
CWN - February 17, 2012
Every Catholic bishop currently presiding over a US diocese has issued a statement condemning the Obama administration's contraceptive mandate, reports Thomas Peters.
Peters, who has been tracking statements from the hierarchy, has a full list of the 181 diocesan bishops who have released statements voicing their opposition.
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Posted by: Frodo1945 -
Feb. 19, 2012 7:54 PM ET USA
So the bishops are in favor of the first amendment. I am not impressed. How many have EVER spoken out publicly against artificial contraception? Are they more interested in constitutional rights or saving souls?
Posted by: lauriem5377 -
Feb. 19, 2012 5:24 AM ET USA
It's good to see the Bishops united on such a key faith issue! I would urge every Catholic to e-mail or write or call the White House to let our President know how serious Catholics are about life issues and freedom of religion.
Posted by: rpp -
Feb. 17, 2012 6:24 PM ET USA
God bless our bishops on taking this important stand. Please continue to pray for them.