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The Bishops v. Birth Control: It’s Not About the Money

In a scathing report released yesterday on the Holy See’s adherence to the principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, an aggressive UN committee knocked the Holy See off the high ground.

How does paying for a health-saving service like birth control for women become such a threat to Church fathers that they’ve made a major campaign out of it?

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Rhode Island Bishop Punishes Catholic Group For Support of Health Reform

The Associated Press reports today that the Roman Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, has withdrawn two hospitals sponsored by his diocese from membership in a Catholic hospital group that supports health care reform.

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Bishops Abandon “a Fundamental Issue of Human Life and Dignity”

While some Catholics have strongly supported health care reform, others are more interested in fighting for their own interests than in fighting for people’s lives.

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