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On Catholic World Youth Day, Advocates Spread the Message that “Good Catholics Use Condoms”

This week marks the 26th celebration of Catholic World Youth Day. Though discussions of condoms do not appear to be on the official agenda for the week, a group of youth advocates from around the world hopes to make sure attendees hear their message: “Good Catholics Use Condoms.”

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Pope Benedict and Condoms: a Touchy Subject

The payoff for getting into debates with today’s Catholic hierarchy seems pretty low.

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Now You Can’t Be Catholic and Support Planned Parenthood?

One Nebraska Bishop wants to deny communion to politicians who support Planned Parenthood.

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(VIDEO) Listen to the Lives of Ordinary Catholics

The president of Catholics for Choice, explores the political power and hierarchy of the Catholic Church, pointing to three questions on which to evaluate the Bishops’ lobbying efforts and policy recommendations.

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Catholic League Uses Mother Teresa’s Birthday as a Media Ploy…and Fundraising Scheme

In honor of Mother Teresa’s 100th Birthday, the Catholic League is throwing a protest.  Awwww…you shouldn’t have.

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Roundup: Here’s Your Birth Control. Use It and We’ll Fire You!

Birth control is now available to employees of Catholic Churches in Madison, Wisconsin.  But using it could get you fired.

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New Poll Shows Anti-Choice Lawmakers Out of Sync with Their Own Constituents

A new poll released today by Catholics for Choice makes it clear that anti-choice lawmakers are being seen as playing to their lobbyist interests over that of their own districts.

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It’s Cold in Wisconsin, But the Fight Is Just Warming Up – A Wisconsin Reproductive Roundup

Fighting condoms in high schools, trying to defund Planned Parenthoods, bemoaning birth control being covered by insurers, and trying to excommunicate Catholics. Pro-life Wisconsin and their cohorts have been busy this year. A look at reproductive rights in Wisconsin.

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Survey of Catholics: Strong Support For Health Reform and Women’s Rights

Many Catholic bishops have voiced unconditional opposition to any health reform bill that “funds” abortion–though no current bill does. Catholics, many of whom self-identify as “pro-life,” would support health reform even with abortion coverage.

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Who Is Speaking At the WCF? Catholics for Choice Offers Bios

This week SIECUS is writing a series of live-blogs for RH Reality Check from the World Congress of Families in Amsterdam. Catholics for Choice, also attending the conference, has developed the following set of bios on Catholic participants in the conference program.

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