Under the direction of President Obama, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) has ordered all insurers to provide (free of charge) contraceptives, sterilizations and certain abortion-inducing drugs. Even religious employers will be forced to offer these morally-offensive services.
This is a clear attack on religious liberty - as well as an attack on the sanctity of life and sexuality. The US Bishops have been leading efforts to repeal this offensive mandate.
Up To Date Information
For more recent information and resources, please visit the following:
PARISH RESOURCES from the Office of Family and Social Concerns of the Diocese of Steubenville
RELIGIOUS LIBERTY PAGE from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops
NEWS STORIES related to the Mandate from Catholic News Agency
HHS INFORMATION CENTRAL from the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
ACTION CENTER from the National Committee for a Human Life Amendment (sponsored by the US Catholic Bishops)
Homily on Religious Liberty
by Fr. Sammie Maletta of Indiana
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By: Chuck Colson|Published Date: March 05, 2012
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