Thursday, August 06, 2009

Time for a Press Conference, USCC

Hudson paints the picture accurately.

The overall impression given by Church leadership thus far is that universal health care coverage is so badly needed that they are not willing to endanger the legislation by protesting too loudly against abortion coverage.

...Two official letters from the USCCB have been sent to members of Congress. Bishop William Murphy, chairman of the USCCB's Committee on Domestic Policy, wrote on July 17 asking Congress to remove abortion coverage. And on July 26, Cardinal Justin Rigali, Chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities, wrote asking them to support an amendment to exclude the abortion mandate from any health care bill.

Ho-hum. Yawn.

If the Bishops are not willing to scream, loudly and nationally, they are (once again) absconding. Pussyfooting. Playing politics.

What have we heard from the Archbishop of New York, one Timothy Dolan? The man with the largest in-place MSM audience?

About what we heard from him on "Plan B" in Wisconsin.

*Cue the crickets.*

HT: St Louis Catholic quoting Deal Hudson

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