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Cardinal George: No Catholic Hospitals in 2 Years Unless HHS Mandate is Rescinded
Catholic Culture ^ | 2/27/12

Posted on 02/27/2012 9:59:56 AM PST by marshmallow

Warning that the Church is being “despoiled of her institutions” as “freedom of conscience and of religion become a memory from a happier past,” Cardinal Francis George of Chicago observes that “the Catholic Church in the United States is being told she must ‘give up’ her health care institutions, her universities and many of her social service organizations.”

“So far in American history, our government has respected the freedom of individual conscience and of institutional integrity for all the many religious groups that shape our society,” he continues. “The government has not compelled them to perform or pay for what their faith tells them is immoral. That’s what we’ve meant by freedom of religion. That’s what we had believed was protected by the U.S. Constitution. Maybe we were foolish to believe so.”

Cardinal George adds:

What will happen if the HHS regulations are not rescinded? A Catholic institution, so far as I can see right now, will have one of four choices: 1) secularize itself, breaking its connection to the Church, her moral and social teachings and the oversight of its ministry by the local bishop. This is a form of theft. It means the Church will not be permitted to have an institutional voice in public life. 2) Pay exorbitant annual fines to avoid paying for insurance policies that cover abortifacient drugs, artificial contraception and sterilization. This is not economically sustainable. 3) Sell the institution to a non-Catholic group or to a local government. 4) Close down ...

Freedom of worship was guaranteed in the Constitution of the former Soviet Union. You could go to church, if you could find one. The church, however, could do nothing except conduct religious rites in places of worship-no schools, religious publications, health care institutions, organized charity, ministry for justice and the works..........

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TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: cardinalgeorge; hhsmandate

1 posted on 02/27/2012 10:00:02 AM PST by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

I hope the Church keeps that promise if it comes down to a choice of murdering the unborn or abandoning their role in 25% of the hospital capacity for our country. I hope they will also start excommunicating those who flagrantly violate or advocate government compulsion to violate the basic teaching that innocent life is sacred.


2 posted on 02/27/2012 10:03:51 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: marshmallow

The war that those who name the name of Christ should have fought 50 years ago, an that we have avoided all these years, is being brought to our very doorstep.


3 posted on 02/27/2012 10:05:38 AM PST by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Pollster1
Exactly right.The Church should fight back,starting with the excommunication of all Catholic politicians who voted for this travesty.
4 posted on 02/27/2012 10:08:37 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: PetroniusMaximus

What you said and AMEN!


5 posted on 02/27/2012 10:11:44 AM PST by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: marshmallow

Or 5) Stay open, refuse to comply, and FIGHT! Forget to stock the drugs and constantly tell people that you’ve run out. If the gummint ships some in, “lose” them immediately or take action to spoil them so they can’t be distributed.

Use the tactics of the Left against them. This is a war and we better start fighting and getting arrested and even being martyred, if necessary. There are plenty of liberation theology priests and bishops. Ask them for advice on what to do when faced with an immoral government and laws. Ask them “what would you do if Bush or Nixon mandated this?”


6 posted on 02/27/2012 10:12:45 AM PST by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: marshmallow

Items 1 and 3 are essentially the same thing.

Go secular and perform objectional practices, or
sell the facilities to a secular organization that will perform objectional practices.

Which is, of course, what Obama wants.

The Bishop needs to go nuclear. Notify the public that if they are forced to close Catholic facilities, THEY WILL NOT BE SOLD.


7 posted on 02/27/2012 10:14:53 AM PST by kidd
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To: marshmallow

No Catholic Hospitals in 2 Years Unless HHS Mandate is Rescinded.

That’s part of the Obamacare plan.


8 posted on 02/27/2012 10:16:23 AM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: marshmallow

Cardinal George hasn’t considered the fact that Obama’s crowd sees nothing wrong with nationalizing private property and institutions.


9 posted on 02/27/2012 10:20:45 AM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: Farmer Dean

>> The Church should fight back,starting with the excommunication of all Catholic politicians who voted for this travesty.

I wonder how many of them would really care.

It’s hard to understand how one could be a lib/’Rat and also be a true Christian.


10 posted on 02/27/2012 10:20:57 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: Nervous Tick

These bums use their church identity to get votes.Beyond getting those votes they don’t have a clue.


11 posted on 02/27/2012 10:25:21 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: marshmallow
Christian institutions should cease accepting Government money to meet their budgets. The Lord will provide. As long as they receive money, the government can dictate how it can be used.

"Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this," says the LORD Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it.

12 posted on 02/27/2012 10:26:55 AM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: Bryanw92
5) Stay open, refuse to comply, and FIGHT!

I agree. Don't surrender!

Make Zero and his possessed minions call out the National Guard to shut down the hospital - Intensive Care patients and all, out into the street! Make them use troops to shut down your food pantry, homeless shelter, or university because you won't pay for abortions and sterilization instead of real medical care. Make them take the heat and infuriate a lot of voters!

13 posted on 02/27/2012 10:49:43 AM PST by Tax-chick (I used to be difficult, but after watching 46 episodes of "Lie to Me," I'm impossible!)
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To: OldNavyVet

The ramifications of nationalization of Church hospital property would make every church or parish in this country vulnerable to eminent domain if they disagree with government policy. It would effectively be nuclear war on religion.

I can’t even fathom it. “You need to marry homosexuals in your churches, or we will take your land.”


14 posted on 02/27/2012 10:50:42 AM PST by Rutles4Ever (Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia, et ubi ecclesia vita eterna!)
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To: Tax-chick

Staying open and fighting will be a powerful witness but a short-term solution. The IRS is empowered by Obamacare to levy fines and I’m sure there are provisions for imprisonment somewhere in that monstrosity of a bill.


15 posted on 02/27/2012 10:54:48 AM PST by Rutles4Ever (Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia, et ubi ecclesia vita eterna!)
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To: Rutles4Ever
a powerful witness but a short-term solution

There is no long-term solution aside from reclaiming Constitutional government, and making the current dictatorship get into a shooting war with a substantial portion of the citizenry could help with that.

Abandoning all works of charity to the government is apostasy from our Christian faith, and is simply not a choice. If Cardinal George is truly contemplating this abject surrender to evil, I'm deeply disappointed in him.

And before someone brings up the issue of taking government funds, that's no longer relevant. The current regulations require all employers to cooperate in evil through the "free abortion pills" mandate.

16 posted on 02/27/2012 11:01:42 AM PST by Tax-chick (I used to be difficult, but after watching 46 episodes of "Lie to Me," I'm impossible!)
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To: Tax-chick

Absolutely! These wishy-washy “if they make us give out contraceptives, we’ll have to close our doors” complaints sound like the typical liberal response to everything: “if you cut x, that’s the same as throwing (insert victim constituency) into the street.”

I say, Bull!

As you say, make the Imam Obama call out US troops to close US hospitals for not handing out morning-after pills. Make him cut power to ICUs. Make him perp-walk nuns and nurses before the cameras of the liberal media and the eyes of angry patriots!

We’re going to have to fight and defeat this wannabee tyrant in the only way that is appropriate to depose a tyrant.


17 posted on 02/27/2012 11:33:20 AM PST by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: Bryanw92
These wishy-washy “if they make us give out contraceptives, we’ll have to close our doors” complaints

It's not a "complaint" but a statement of intent. That said, there's a lot to like in your proposal:

As you say, make the Imam Obama call out US troops to close US hospitals for not handing out morning-after pills. Make him cut power to ICUs. Make him perp-walk nuns and nurses before the cameras of the liberal media and the eyes of angry patriots!

18 posted on 02/27/2012 11:38:16 AM PST by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: Pollster1

How did Catholic institutions handle it when Romneycare made the same demands?

George Soros was exactly right when he said there’s no difference between Romney and Obama. Neither one of them respects the Constitution.


19 posted on 02/27/2012 11:39:43 AM PST by butterdezillion
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To: Rutles4Ever

>>I can’t even fathom it. “You need to marry homosexuals in your churches, or we will take your land.”

Let him take it! We can take Christianity underground and it will prosper in a way that this nation has never seen. Buildings and land and assets separate us from Christ. I will not take the Mark for a building. Obama and his unholy masters will not win.


20 posted on 02/27/2012 11:40:10 AM PST by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: marshmallow

The Church seemed OK with O’care at the time of passage. It forces me to do thing I don’t want to do. NOW the Church gets it? Better late than never.


21 posted on 02/27/2012 11:46:26 AM PST by bajabaja (Too ugly to be scanned at the airports.)
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To: Bryanw92
We’re going to have to fight and defeat this wannabee tyrant in the only way that is appropriate to depose a tyrant.

Yes.

22 posted on 02/27/2012 11:48:51 AM PST by Tax-chick (I used to be difficult, but after watching 48 episodes of "Lie to Me," I'm impossible!)
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To: marshmallow

It is what I’ve been posting from day one.

The regulation is merely a cat’s paw to easy government takeover of a block of hospitals in order to undercut the rest with subsidies and take them all over for national healtcare.

****** If the Catholic Church is forced to close them, it must also demolish the buildings on the way out so they can’t be used by the government. *******


23 posted on 02/27/2012 11:52:31 AM PST by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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To: Nervous Tick
IMHO the excommunication track is the only track to go.

I recommend that the Catholic Bishops of America excommunicate a national politician every Wednesday and every weekend - our most religious days. The excommunications should be public and widely published. Included in the excommunication decree is a phrase that makes every catholic to supports the excommunicated politician eligible for excommunication.

Then after 60 days start excommunication those fallen followers. When this happens, another major church should start the excommunication process. Does anyone thing Obama et al will just stop with the Catholic church?

The current ruling class has declared war on all religious organizations in America and they, all the churches, must return the favor.

24 posted on 02/27/2012 11:56:47 AM PST by Nip (TANSTAAFL and BOHICA)
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To: marshmallow
Slightly off topic but I gotta rant:

These baby butchering fiends aren't even trying to destroy the church over abortion per se but over them wanting everyone else to pay for their butchering. All of this isn't even over whether one can get an abortion or not but wanting abortion on demand AND not having to pay for it.

25 posted on 02/27/2012 12:02:57 PM PST by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: marshmallow
3) Sell the institution to a non-Catholic group or to a local government.

I believe that is what the 0bamorrhoids want.

26 posted on 02/27/2012 12:14:35 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Rutles4Ever
... if they disagree with government policy.

Has anyone out there seen a US Flag atop a veteran's coffin during a Catholic funeral ceremony?

Catholics take that US flag off and replace it with a church flag before taking the coffin to the altar area.

27 posted on 02/27/2012 12:48:15 PM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: butterdezillion
How did Catholic institutions handle it when Romneycare made the same demands?

I'd like to know that answer, and I hope and pray that the Church learned from any failures in that situation. We are facing pure evil, and we cannot waver.

28 posted on 02/27/2012 2:37:48 PM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: OldNavyVet; Rutles4Ever
Catholics take that US flag off and replace it with a church flag before taking the coffin to the altar area.

Catholics take any national flag off of the coffin before taking it into the church. They replace it, not with a Vatican flag, but with a white pall. The purpose of the white pall is to recall the baptismal garments.

You may wish to consider Rev 3:4 and Rev 6:9-12 before casting aspersions on something you may not have full understanding of.

29 posted on 02/27/2012 2:53:25 PM PST by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good-Pope Leo XIII)
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To: markomalley

Just passing the word so that people know what to expect.


30 posted on 02/27/2012 3:31:12 PM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: Rutles4Ever
Staying open and fighting will be a powerful witness but a short-term solution. The IRS is empowered by Obamacare to levy fines and I’m sure there are provisions for imprisonment somewhere in that monstrosity of a bill.

Then we must be willing to go to prison.
31 posted on 02/27/2012 3:54:49 PM PST by Antoninus (Mitt Romney -- attempting to execute a hostile take-over of the Republican Party.)
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To: kidd

**The Bishop needs to go nuclear. Notify the public that if they are forced to close Catholic facilities, THEY WILL NOT BE SOLD.**

My thoughts, exactly!


32 posted on 02/27/2012 4:05:37 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: marshmallow

Well Cardinal, lie down with dogs...I am honestly amazed at how blind some of our Bishops have been. At least it appears they seem to be waking up to the realities of tacitly and actively supporting a party that has supported virtually every anti-family and anti-Catholic agenda that has made its way the culture in the last 40 years.


33 posted on 02/27/2012 5:52:20 PM PST by conservonator (God between us and the devil!)
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34 posted on 02/27/2012 5:58:04 PM PST by narses
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To: bajabaja
The Church seemed OK with O’care at the time of passage.

No, the US bishops opposed it on the same grounds.

35 posted on 02/27/2012 6:29:48 PM PST by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: D-fendr

Thanks for the correction, D-fendr. I thought their support was one of the last “major group” endorsements. I stand corrected.


36 posted on 02/27/2012 6:41:31 PM PST by bajabaja (Too ugly to be scanned at the airports.)
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To: bajabaja

No problem, it’s a common misconception. The regime also did the same thing then and trotted out “Catholic” groups as supporting it. It’s pernicious.


37 posted on 02/27/2012 7:26:42 PM PST by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: OldNavyVet
Catholics take that US flag off

It's any secular symbol, not just the US flag. Any national flag, any emblem of a club or a secular honor, etc.

And not all Catholics do that. I can attest to that personally, since it wasn't done at my father's funeral.

38 posted on 02/28/2012 8:10:06 PM PST by Campion ("It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins." -- Franklin)
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To: Campion

Thank you for your observation and three cheers for the Pastor that allowed it. My negative experience happened at my mother’s funeral. She was a WW-I Army nurse ... on her way to a National Cemetery.


39 posted on 02/28/2012 10:31:25 PM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: OldNavyVet
Catholics take that US flag off and replace it with a church flag before taking the coffin to the altar area.

No ... we remove ANY secular symbol, and replace it with a white funeral pall (symbolizing the resurrection and recalling the white garment worn at our baptism). It is NOT a "church flag"; indeed there really is no such thing.

What should happen during a Catholic American military veteran's funeral is:

His casket is brought in to the church draped in the US Flag.

The US Flag is removed with appropriate ceremony and replaced with the white Funeral Pall.

The Requiem Mass / Mass of the Resurrection is offered on his behalf.

After the conclusion of the Mass, the white Funeral Pall is removed and replaced with the US Flag.

The casket is removed from the church and either transported directly to the cemetery for burial, or placed in storage awaiting burial at a later date. The latter may be necessitated by weather, or by scheduling concerns at national cemeteries.

This procedure is not intended to be offensive, and should not be taken as such. It is a right ordering of priorities. ANY Christian should see himself as a Christian first, above all else. Placing one's first loyalty to ANY created person, place, or thing rather than to God is idolatry.

40 posted on 02/28/2012 11:07:43 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: OldNavyVet
Just passing the word so that people know what to expect.

To say they take the US flag off and put a pall on the coffin is one thing. True statement.

To say they take the US flag off and put a church flag on sounds a whole lot more conspiratorial and sinister.

41 posted on 02/29/2012 1:04:35 AM PST by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good-Pope Leo XIII)
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To: ArrogantBustard; markomalley

Google tells us that a Vatican Flag exists, along with numerous Christian flags.


42 posted on 02/29/2012 7:51:49 AM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: OldNavyVet; markomalley
That's nice. You actually needed google to know that?

That's the national flag of the Vatican City-State.

It's not a "Church Flag". It's a secular national emblem, same as the US Flag. As such, it is every bit as inappropriate a funeral pall as a US Flag or any other secular symbol.

43 posted on 02/29/2012 11:22:03 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard; OldNavyVet
A funeral pall:

A really "stylish" funeral pall (with accompanying vestments):

On the other hand, the Vatican Flag:

I, for one, don't see the resemblance.

Now, for something completely different.

You would think that if ANYBODY would have the Vatican flag on his coffin, this guy would:

But no, no Vatican flag.

44 posted on 02/29/2012 5:22:48 PM PST by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good-Pope Leo XIII)
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To: Rutles4Ever
I can’t even fathom it. “You need to marry homosexuals in your churches, or we will take your land.

It's likely this contraception mandate is just the latest step in liberalizing government diktats against religion - eventuating that which you describe.

45 posted on 02/29/2012 7:27:17 PM PST by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Rutles4Ever

Fines? Prison? I believe most of Paul’s epistles were written from one prison or another. And let’s see, weren’t Christians tortured and killed rather than forsake their God? D’ya think Obama will top that?

Frankly, before Obama would institute mass arrests and incarcerations his agents would suffer enough casualties to cause him to reconsider. I know several people who would pull the trigger on any officer that mistreated a Pastor or Bishop.


46 posted on 02/29/2012 7:48:31 PM PST by oldfart (Obama nation = abomination. Think about it!)
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To: marshmallow

All that promote socialism shall perish by socialism.


47 posted on 03/01/2012 8:03:17 AM PST by Jeff Chandler (the whole reason we have elected officials is so we don't have to think all the time. -Homer Simpson)
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To: marshmallow
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What Compromise? This Policy Leaves Religious Liberty in Peril and Planned Parenthood Smiling (Albert Mohler Opinion)
Bishops Renew Call To Legislative Action On Religious Liberty
Southern Baptist leader: Obama gave Christians ‘the dismissive back’ of his hand
Obama's Act of Tyranny
Bishops Were Prepared for Battle Over Birth Control Coverage
'Accounting gimmick' -- Obama compromise still threatens religious liberty, leaders say
Bishops ‘concerned’ over reworded mandate; other Catholic leaders slam as ‘insult to injury’
Obama Bows to Pressure, but His Religious 'Accommodation' Even Worse

Don't Be Deceived! Evil Obama Policy Now Even MORE Evil!
Obama’s Contraceptive 'Compromise' Doesn't Pass the Smell Test ("It doesn't change a thing")
Compromise or Accommodation, it’s still unacceptable. (updated from Catholic Vote)
Pres. Obama’s “Plan B” compromise, Sr. Keehan, and the Magisterium of Nuns
Land Says Obama Mandate Most Anti-Catholic Government Action in 150 Years
Motive, Means and Opportunity: Obama’s Assault on Catholics
(Exempt Catholics) Joe Biden, Bill Daley warned of contraceptive backlash
(Tim) Thomas makes second political statement (Stands With Catholics)
Southern Baptist leader: If Obama mandate isn’t changed, Christians will go to jail
Over 150 congressional leaders demand repeal of HHS mandate
Boehner vows to overturn Obama’s birth control coverage rule
Boehner: Congress to overturn birth control policy if Obama does not reverse course
O'Brien says Archdiocese of Baltimore won't offer birth control coverage
Archbishop of San Francisco says Obama ruling strikes at religious freedom
How Obama Lost the Catholic Vote
‘I am going to stick with fellow Catholics’ in Pres. Obama’s war on Catholics. Wherein Fr. Z rants.
Unholy War
Six Things Everyone Should Know about the HHS Mandate
Santorum: Obama Hostile to Christians
Understanding Oppostion to the HHS Mandate (Part 1): Why the Church Won’t Pay for Contracept

The Bishops Chickens Coming Home to Roost.
65 Orthodox Church bishops call on Obama to ‘rescind’ the ‘unjust’ contraception mandate
Doug Kmiec Writes Obama: 'Friendship Will Not Permit Me to Disregard Duty to Faith and Country'
Catholic Outcry Over Obama Administration's Birth Control Decision Could Factor In Presidential Race
Standing with the Bishops [Catholic Caucus]
Updated: *167* Bishops (More Than 90% of Dioceses) Have Spoken Out Against Obama/HHS Mandate
Outrage!… Military Tells Chaplains What They Can and Can’t Say About HHS/ObamaAssault on Religion
Updated: *153* Bishops (Over 80% of Dioceses) Have Spoken Out Against Obama/HHS Mandate
An Affront Catholics Agree On [Liberal and Conservative Catholics Against Obama Mandate]
Army Silenced Chaplains Last Sunday
Catholic Military Archdiocese & Chaplains interfered with last Sunday by Pres. Obama’s Admin
The Anti-Catholic President v. the Catholic Bishops
Sen. Rubio introduces bill to reverse Obama birth control mandate
Churches balk at birth control rule - Catholics won’t comply, Bishop Kevin Rhoades says
Protestants and Jews declare to White House: We stand with Catholics
Checking the Air Outside [Bp. Zubik's follow up to Obama's “To Hell with You”]
Mohler [Southern Baptist] Says Insurance Mandate Not Just 'Catholic' Issue
An Open Letter to President Barack Obama Concerning Recent Tyranny (With Pictures!)
Lincoln bishop: prepare for 'suffering' under HHS mandate
Bishop David Zubik confronts Obama
Obama’s ‘war on the church’

Pope hits out at 'radical secularism'
‘We Will Not Comply’: Catholic Leaders Distribute Letter Slamming Obama Admin Contraceptive Mandate
‘We Will Not Comply’: Catholic Leaders Distribute Letter Slamming Obama Admin Contraceptive Mandate
Bruskewitz: Fight Insurance Ruling [Sebelius a "bitter, fallen away Catholic"]
Letter from Archbishop John G. Vlazny on the matter of freedom of conscience and decisions by HHS
Bishop Olmsted's Letter to Catholics [Catholic Caucus]
Liberty for the Amish & Quakers but not Catholics. . .
Contraception mandate prompts Peoria bishop to instate St. Michael Prayer (Catholic Caucus)
Phoenix bishop (Olmstead): defy feds on birth control
A letter from Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr concerning HHS edict
Speak honestly: abortion is ‘the killing of tiny human beings in the womb’ – Denver bishop
Bishop [Daniel Jenky] Blasts Secularist Intolerance, Calls For ‘Assertive Action’ to Defend Church
(Pittsburgh Bishop Zubik comments:) HHS delays rule on contraceptive coverage
Dolan: Natural law, not religious preference, dictates all life sacred
Religious leaders blast HHS over contraception mandate
Mandated Contraception, Sterilization: Caesar Demands Church Violate Conscience
OBAMA’S CONTEMPT FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY (mandates coverage of sterilization & contraception)
Implications of Obama Admin move to force Cath hospitals to provide contraception and sterilizations
Catholic doctors’ group launches petition against contraception mandate
Contraception mandate tramples religious freedom, US bishops say

48 posted on 03/03/2012 2:44:32 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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