Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to speak with Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., Bishop Robert Finn, who told me that he and Kansas City, Kan., Archbishop Joseph Naumann were releasing a pastoral letter on health-care reform.
That pastoral letter was released today, and it can be read in its entirety at the The Catholic Key blog. It’s encouraging to see that a rising number of U.S. bishops are speaking publicly, and pastorally, about all that’s right, and all that’s wrong, in the current bill before Congress. It’s the first pastoral letter from U.S. bishops addressing health-care reform.
Their pastoral letter calls not only for the exclusion of “abortion services” from the health-care...READ MORE