Is Obama Caving on Mandate or Playing Politics?

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Pressure from the U.S. bishops and millions of concerned Americans about a health care mandate that infringes on religious freedom has Obama’s re-election team calling for a cmopromise that many believe is just a political ploy to regain favor with Catholic voters.

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How Archbishop Dolan is Reframing the Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Until now, the same-sex marriage debate in America has centered upon the rights of homosexuals, but New York’s Archbishop Timothy Dolan says he’s going to work hard to shift the focus onto the First Amendment rights of the Church, rights he believes are in imminent danger.

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Conservative and Religious Groups May Have Fatally Wounded NY Same-Sex Marriage Bill

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

Thanks to a strong surge of opposition from conservative and religious groups such as the Catholic Church, a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in New York has suddenly gone from being a shoe-in to being unable to even make it to a vote.

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