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Why Catholics Should Work to Repeal the Health Care Bill

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By Deal Hudson There are only two facts Catholics need to know about the health care bill to decide it must be repealed.  The bill signed by the President includes federal funding for abortion, and the Executive Order does nothing …

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Bishop Morlino Calls Out Disobedient Catholic Groups

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By Brenda Steele In his Diocese of Madison, WI, Catholic Herald column, Bishop Robert Morlino answers the question, “Who is called to lead the people in faith?” He states unequivocally that it is NOT the Catholic Health Association nor the nuns …

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Catholic Fecklessness in the Public Square

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By Lawrence P. Grayson Catholics currently occupy more positions of influence in every sector of American society than at any time in the history of our country.  Today, 25 U.S. Senators and 130 of the 435 members of the House …

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Whose Side Are They On?

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By Anne Hendershott From the earliest battles over health care, Sr. Carol Keehan, president of the Catholic Health Association (CHA) has been out on the front lines defending the plan—and attacking those who criticize her tactics.  In her most recent …

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Bart Stupak Trusts the Promise of the Infanticide President

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By Deal Hudson We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men The evening the Stupak-Pitts Amendment passed, I expressed the hope that a new era of pro-life politics had begun.  For the first time, in a long time, …

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Bishops Plead With Congress Not to Pass Health Care

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By Deal Hudson In a last minute attempt to influence enough votes to defeat the health care bill containing abortion funding, the Catholic bishops issued a strongly worded statement. I fear it will be too little, too late.  The bishops …

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Who Are These Fake Catholic Groups?

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By Anne Hendershott Some of the biggest supporters of the current health reform bill—replete with public funding for abortion—are self-described “progressive” Catholic organizations, such as Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, Catholics United, and Catholic Democrats. These Catholic organizations, …

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Fifty-nine Thousand Nuns Oppose the Bishops on Health Care

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By: Deal W. Hudson “Don’t mess with the nuns!” is a comment I’ve heard over the years from cradle Catholics who were taught by them.  The question now arises whether the undecided Catholic members of the House will be influenced …

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Catholic Health Association's Support for Health Care Bill Exposes Failure of USCCB Strategy

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By Deal Hudson The Catholic Health Association, a lobbying group for Catholic hospitals, has now offered its support for the health care bill containing abortion funding.  A  statement from CHA president, Sr. Carol Keehan, expresses “concern on life issues” while …

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Catholic Bishops Should Change Health Care Strategy Before It's Too Late

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By Deal Hudson The lobbying strategy of the Catholic bishops in the health care debate, thus far, has been one of qualified support.  We support the health care reform bill, the bishops argue, as long as it does not contain …

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