Carolina educational think-tank backs Catholic college against federal complaint
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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- Bureaucrats at the Gate (John William Pope Center)
- Federal agency charges Catholic school with bias for offering no contraceptive coverage (CWN, Aug 10)
- The Belmont-Abbey case and the threat to Catholic consciences (CWN, Aug 14)
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