The title? [Read more…]
And unfortunately, we aren’t bringing to bear the in-depth philosophical arguments needed to carry the day. Baylor University’s Francis Beckwith explains it all in his latest post at The Catholic Thing. Here’s a snip. [Read more…]
Back in the beginning, all of the titles for posts answered the statement of the blog title, “Why I Am Catholic.” And so it is again for this post, because our time here on earth is like the stories of old, only with a different cast of characters. And these days, dear reader, you are no longer a spectator as when you were a child, but you are a participant, willingly or no. [Read more…]
Regarding the HHS Mandate, Rachel Zoll reports from Baltimore,
A top American bishop said Tuesday the Roman Catholic church will not comply with the Obama administration requirement that most employers provide health insurance covering birth control.
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said church leaders are open to working toward a resolution with federal officials, but will meanwhile press ahead with challenges to the mandate in legislatures and in court.
“The only thing we’re certainly not prepared to do is give in. We’re not violating our consciences,” Dolan told reporters at a national bishops’ meeting. “I would say no door is closed except for the door to capitulation.” [Read more…]
So you’ve read Cardinal Dolan’s letter to the Bishops, and you support the Church’s stance on the HHS Mandate. You agree that it must be rescinded.
You also understand that the purpose of buying insurance is to protect yourself, and your family, from catastrophic loss that you otherwise could not afford to endure. Must I break out the Merriam-Webster dictionary? [Read more…]