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US Catholic Bishops Announce Plans to Stand United and Resist the Coercive HHS Mandate Comments

With its coercive HHS mandate, the government is refusing to uphold its obligation to respect the rights of religious believers. Beginning in March 2012, in United for Religious Freedom, we identified three basic problems with the HHS mandate: it establishes a false architecture of religious liberty that excludes our ministries and so reduces freedom of religion to freedom of worship; it compels our ministries to participate in providing ... Continue Reading

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  1. Roseann Graham
    1 year ago

    Yay! We Catholics, as well as people of all faiths who value human life and true freedom, must unite, stand together and keep speaking out about the travesty ACA being foisted on the American people. The true measure of a society is how it defends its most helpless members. Prayers for the Bishops so they will continue to have courage in this time of travail.

  2. Harold Olsen
    1 year ago

    I hope the Catholic church sticks to their guns and resists this violation of religious freedom. You can bet, though, that Obama will retaliate. No one says no to him. He's clearly anti-Christian, but, even more so, he is anti-Catholic. We need to show him that our church can not be intimidated by this wannabe dictator whose supporters view him as some sort of god or messiah. I think he has actually come to believe himself to actually be a god and messiah. He needs to be put in his place.

  3. A. J. Marek
    1 year ago

    So what do the Bishops recommend if Obamacare as it presently stands is forced upon us? Seems like the only choice we have is to go to jail. We cannot comply with Obamacare because it is evil and we cannot afford to pay the penality because it is excessive.

  4. Precy
    1 year ago

    Thank you for being strong and adherent to catholic principles. Let's pray really hard to practice our Catholic faith and live our lives with our good morals.

  5. mike robertson
    1 year ago

    I am thankful to Our Lord for giving us such courageous bishops. I join with you in prayer for them. I also pray for encouragement in this difficult time to be offered to them from their brothers in Rome. In past times, it went without saying that such encouragement would be offered. These days, sadly, it appears that not everyone in Rome will be pleased with the stance of our brave bishops. It might be seen as too narrow and ideological. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

  6. rafaelmarie
    1 year ago

    "US Catholic Bishops Announce Plans to Stand United and Resist the Coercive HHS Mandate"

    It would of been alot easier if we so-called catholics stood united against abortion during the elections?

  7. Lana
    1 year ago

    Thank you, bishops! God bless you for your steadfastness and courage--May the armor of Christ protect us in this battle.

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