The media hasn't said anything much, but Archbishop Dolan sent a letter to the rest of the bishops in the US reasserting that The Church will not yield to Obama's mandate that the Catholics and their institutions provide health insurance that must cover sterilizations, contraceptives and abortifacients. It's quite clear that it infringes on their religion freedom. My money's on Archbishop Dolan.
What in God's name is an abortifacient?
I want to ask my insurance company if they cover it.
If it's so clear, please explain it to us? I only see the freedom to be ignorant, wasteful and burdensome in that declaration. That Catholic Church doesn't pay taxes, either.
You think Obama is ignorant? He's a believer last I checked.
1. Not every employee of Catholic institutions (universities, hospitals, etc) is Catholic.
2. Just because the insurance covers something doesn't mean every person covered has to avail themselves of it. That's the freedom part.
3. What any individual Catholic does or doesn't do is between her (or him) and the confessional. This may come as a huge shock, but if every Catholic in the US relied on the rhythm method there would be a heck of a lot more little altar boys and girls running around than there are now.
by Grace Marguerite Williams3 years ago
Obama indicated in his promissory speeches that he would improve America? However, he has done nothing of the kind, in fact, he has made America much worse since his takeover in the White House. Do you think that...
by ChenardRobinson5 years ago
Ever since the President has stepped into office he has been wrong. Its almost as if white people forgot to vote in 2008 and President Obama stole the seat. I would like to take you on a journey over the last four years...
by Jack Lee6 days ago
It has been almost a year since he left office. Though he seems to stick around DC and make his comments occasionally about policies...The question I have for all is this - what is your opinion of this President in his...
by Liberty665 years ago
The controversey over the Obama mandate, that the Catholic church should provide contraception and sterilization to their employees in the insurance policy. is a bogus argument. The Church has 2000 years of...
by fishskinfreak20087 years ago
President Obama is pretty much alone in promoting his health care proposal/package/legislation to his former Senate colleagues because Vice President Biden is busy explaining to us why the $787 billion stimulus package...
by theirishobserver.6 years ago
The Catholic Church has facilitated and concealed the Rape of thousands of children all over the world - the CEO of the Catholic Church, The Pope, is visiting England this week, should we burn the bible to show our...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.