What the Pope Really Said

vatican flagCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Headlines are blaring this morning about a comment the Pope made Sunday at a press conference held during his return flight from an apostolic voyage to Armenia which he said that Christians must apologize to gay people. But, as usual, many news agencies are choosing to leave out the rest of his statement in order to bolster their own agendas.

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Bishops Denounce Forcing CA Churches to Fund Abortion

capitolIn a press release issued yesterday, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) denounced a decision by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to allow the state of California to force all health plans to cover elective abortions, and is calling for immediate passage of the Conscience Protection Act to remedy the situation.

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