BALTIMORE — At their annual fall gathering in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops issued a message voicing their continued opposition to the federal contraception mandate and the threats that it poses to religious liberty.
“We stand together as pastors charged with proclaiming the Gospel in its entirety. That Gospel calls us to feed the poor, heal the sick and educate the young, and in so doing witness to our faith in its fullness,” stated the Nov. 13 message from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
“Our great ministries of service … strive to answer this call every day, and the Constitution and the law protect our freedom to do so,” the USCCB said. “Yet with its coercive HHS...READ MORE