Did the president mislead Catholics in his 2009 Notre Dame speech? Columnists analyze administrations efforts against conscience-protection laws and religious freedom. But pro-life Democrats predict that the federal government will create a broader religious exemption to federal mandates requiring contraception coverage in all new health-care plans.
October 5, 2011
by MICHELLE BAUMAN (EWTN NEWS/CNA)
2007 document's new introductory note calls Catholics 'to form their consciences in the light of their Catholic faith and to bring our moral principles to the debate and decisions about candidates and issues.'