The argument that a Catholic hospital refusing to perform tubal ligations discriminates against women doesn’t hold water. The hospital also denies men a procedure that ends up sterilizing them. 409 more words
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Generations from now, historians will look back upon 19th and 20th Century American Catholicism with a sense of awe over the institutional might that it exhibited, in much the same way that today we marvel at the kind of faith (and expense) that it took to construct the great cathedrals of Europe centuries ago. 1,758 more words
“When Catholic bishops play doctor, they endanger women’s lives.”
That’s what it says, right smack in the middle of the front page of the American Civil Liberties Union’s… 865 more words
The American Civil Liberties Union lost a case against the US Bishops’ healthcare policy earlier this year, but they are trying another front.
And they appear to have won a small victory. 811 more words
“The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is certainly no stranger to clashing with the Catholic Church over its pro-life position. This is especially the case when it comes to Catholic hospitals refusing to perform abortions. 146 more words