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Carolina educational think-tank backs Catholic college against federal complaint

CWN - September 09, 2009

The John William Pope Center, dedicated to the advancement of higher education in North Carolina, has commented on the case of Belmont Abbey College, a Catholic school that faces federal discrimination charges for dropping contraceptive coverage from the staff health-care package. The Center sees the federal complaint as a serious threat to religious freedom:

Yet we may be entering a period when religious beliefs that have endured for millennia can be denied for superficial reasons with the stroke of a bureaucrat’s pen. ?

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