Statement By Archbishop José H. Gomez On Federal Rules Requiring Contraceptive Coverage

STATEMENT ON NEW FEDERAL RULES REQUIRING RELIGIOUS & OTHER EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE CONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE IN THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS By Most Reverend José H. Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles President Barack Obama’s announcement on Friday concerning health care mandates is troubling and frustrating because unfortunately, he did not really respond to the deep moral concerns raised by America’s Catholic community. The government is still ordering almost every U.S. employer to provide health insurance that covers birth control, sterilization and abortion-causing …

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Bishops Renew Call to Legislative Action on Religious Liberty

Bishops Renew Call to Legislative Action on Religious Liberty. There has been a great deal of coverage in the news over the last few weeks about the Health and Human Services contraceptive mandate under the Affordable Care Act for women’s preventative care, and whether or not this is an infringement of religious liberty .  On February 10th, the Bishops posted their response to the compromise suggested by President Obama.  You can read their statement by clicking on the link above …

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Fr. Daniel Finn

Economics and Catholic Social Teaching

Dr. Daniel K. Finn, PhD, a leading author and scholar on the relationship between economics and Catholic social teaching, spoke on Connecting Spirituality, Markets & the Financial Crisis: The Moral Theology of Markets.

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