Posts Tagged ‘American bishops’

Civil rights group sues US bishops over anti-abortion policies Comments 0

Friday, December 6th, 2013

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit againts the US Conference of Catholic Bishops for allegedly being negligent for barring certain treatments or the mention of the treatments such as abortion. The lawsuit was filed in the case of a pregnant woman whose life was at risk from premature labor. The group says Mercy Health Read more

Pope’s remarks pose challenge for American bishops Comments 1

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

A report by the Associated Press said Pope Francis’ call to focus less on divisive social issues poses a challenge for US bishops. Catholic leaders in America have adopted a more aggressive style of defending the faith in recent years. They said they had to because society was moving so far from traditional beliefs on Read more