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Posts tagged "obamacare"

The Supreme Court’s ruling on ‘Obamacare’ has far-reaching impact for the Catholic Church, too

By Russell Shaw - OSV Newsweekly, 4/15/2012

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As Americans wait to see what the Supreme Court does with President Barack Obama’s signature health care overhaul, few have a stronger interest in the outcome of this momentous test than the Catholic bishops. Their support for universal health coverage, their duty to defend the Church’s institutional interests, and their fear that the Church’s religious liberty rights are being compromised are all in play. more

Protesters against the HHS mandateExperts weigh the impact on conscience protections if U.S. Supreme Court strikes down part or all of the health care law

By Brian Fraga - OSV Newsweekly, 4/15/2012. Read more.

It may be too much to say that the Catholic Church in this country owes the Obama administration a wry note of thanks, but it has managed to do the near impossible: It’s united Catholic conservatives and liberals.