The U.S. Defense Health Agency now has awarded a five-year annually renewable contract to the friars to resume their service.
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The rule does not have any conscience protections for doctors or other health workers who object to providing abortions.
The ‘Grunt Padre’ died on a Vietnam battlefield as a military chaplain to U.S. Marines. Theological consultants recently voted to recommend to Vatican dicastery that the cause be suspended. But supporters remain hopeful that an appeal will resume the efforts.
U.S. soldiers can experience transformation and healing where the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette Soubirous in 1858. More than 175 active-duty personnel and veterans are participating in the pilgrimage this year, led by Archbishop Timothy Broglio.
Archbishop Timothy Broglio has encouraged vaccination as an act of charity.
Though ultimately overturned, the decision raises ongoing questions about religious liberty in the armed forces.
A 10-day walk for peace culminated Aug. 15 as part of the annual pilgrimage to the Black Madonna, the common name for the icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the most important Marian icon in Polish Catholic history.