Catholic bishops renew call to repair law

“For nearly a century, the Catholic bishops of the United States have been and continue to be consistent advocates for … Continued

“For nearly a century, the Catholic bishops of the United States have been and continue to be consistent advocates for comprehensive health care reform to ensure access to life-affirming health care for all, especially the poorest and the most vulnerable…The decision of the Supreme Court neither diminishes the moral imperative to ensure decent health care for all, nor eliminates the need to correct the fundamental flaws [of the law].”

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issues a response to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act Thursday.

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Patrick Semansky

AP

Deacons sing during a liturgy in Baltimore, Thursday, June 21, 2012, to kick off the “Fortnight For Freedom,” a two-week, national campaign to draw attention to religious freedom. Roman Catholic bishops organized the education effort to fight what they consider government attacks on religious liberty.

  • ONE NATION

    This body of bishops are continualy on polital matters even though their dioceses are tax excepted. Most USA RCs do not agree with the RCC teaching on birth control. Ask them. When a person needs reproduction health products offer by Obamacare, no person can take that right from that American person.

  • jeffbarge

    why waste a good summer with this?

  • MichaelMullarkey51

    More doing of the work and less talking.

  • Bob Southridge

    The Catholic Bishops are going too far. They are getting way over their heaed in politics ad will cause the church to lose its tax exempts status!!!!

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