Skip to comments.Gonzaga To Begin Offering Contraceptive Coverage Next Month
Posted on 12/02/2012 6:19:00 AM PST by marshmallow
In a Nov. 20th memo obtained by The Cardinal Newman Society, Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh has announced to faculty and staff that in response to the HHS mandate it will begin covering contraceptives starting next month.
While many Catholic colleges and dioceses are battling the HHS mandate on religious liberty grounds in court, Gonzaga, a Jesuit University, announced to faculty and staff that even while they vow to clearly communicate the Churchs position on contraception, they are compelled by the federal government to fulfill our legal obligation under the mandate. According to the memo, the university will begin covering contraceptives on December 1st, 2012:
Gonzaga is a Catholic and Jesuit university and as such demonstrates its membership in and fidelity to the Roman Catholic Church in many ways. One of these involves promulgating Church teachings as regards respect for, and the promotion of, human life. The Church has, since before the issue of the Apostolic Letter of Pope Paul VI, Humanae Vitae (1968) held that engaging in any action which has as its purpose interference with the (sexually) procreative process is both immoral and unlawful. This position is well known and has been affirmed by the Church many times since. While there are many opinions about the Churchs position on these matters, heretofore Catholic institutions, like Gonzaga, have been permitted to construct and maintain policies in accord with this position
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How far the mighty have fallen.
And so it begins
That was when they were Catholic.
Paraphrasing Winston Churchill, McCulloh, the gutless coward that he is, is incredibly naive to think that appeasing Soetoro will compel Barry to wait until the end to eat him.
Remember his name. He goes directly in the Pelosi/Biden pile, the New Nazis.
We could test this thesis though ~ grab a Jesuit off the streets or something, .... well, you know the deal ~ Protestants and Catholics build and light the same sort of bonfires ~ a shared religious technology! My goodness.
We'd at least find out who the Jesuits pray to though.
How spineless can they get? There was a time when clerics were martyred for their beliefs. Nowadays so many, not all, just roll over
These are not my father’s Jesuits.
Reminds me of the old song,
“Holy roller, roll one time for me!”
The local ordinary should begin the process of formally depriving Gonzaga University of the name of “Catholic” and/or shut it down.
after all, they are Democrats and want to be team players.
Well maybe they’ll get struck by lightning...or worse....which for Gonzaga would probably not be getting a bid to the NCAA b-ball tournament.
"So then because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew you out of my mouth."
A little jealous of their basketball program, are you??
I think accepting the HHS mandate should be proof that an organization is no longer Catholic and all connections between it and the Catholic Church should end at once.
And with the IRS- the ability of alumni to deduct any contributions, its’ tax exempt status and other benefits derived from being a true Christian University.
It is a Jesuit University. The Jesuits have lost their way.
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