By Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond, Clarion Herald Commentary There have been numerous attacks on people of faith, churches and synagogues across the world and
The idea that the U.S. government can mandate how individuals or religious-sponsored organizations practice their faith should be egregious to anyone who calls himself American.
So when the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a mandate in January under the Affordable Health Care Act, many took notice.
Religious freedom remains a top priority for the U.S. bishops, especially in light of the federal healthcare mandates and the U.S. Supreme Court’s
Archbishop Aymond is a member of the Administrative Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The committee issued the following statement
What is your evaluation of the latest developments concerning the federal mandate that church-related entities provide insurance coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, contraception and