Obama probably figures that the archbishop is talking a good game now but will fold when push comes to shove. The bishops may disagree over the abortion issue but on so many other issues they find the Democratic Party more congenial--illegal aliens, capital punishment, "social justice" issues, etc. He can always threaten to sic the IRS on the church.
Absolutely and in direct opposition to the USCCB who confronted her about it to no avail.
She has no business complaining about anything now. When people like that diminish the power of the Church to root out evil, they cooperate in the wrongfulness of the act. The Church, Catholic physicians, and Catholic health care facilities need to be united in one voice on these matters and Sister Kathleen intentionally weakened that coalition.
The problem is that so many Catholic hospitals have been merged into partnerships with secular institutions and they often lose aspects of their Catholicity in the process.
But sister Kathleen got clear direction from the bishops and ignored it.
Absolutely. Keehan's the one. She ran the ball all the way up to the basket and give it a good toss, and then Stupak tipped it in.
I have no words to express what a ---
I have no words.