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Every US diocesan bishop has condemned Obama mandate

Catholic World News - 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.

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