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ACLU lawsuit highlights growing dangers for women at Catholic hospitals

Earlier this month, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed what at first blush seems like a very unusual lawsuit against the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Her life jeopardized by the refusal of MercyShow More Summary

Med-mal meets Culture War: ACLU sues bishops over abortion policy

“The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal action against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, alleging that its ethical guidelines given to Catholic hospitals resulted in negligent care for a miscarrying woman.” The suit, in the name of a Muskegon, Mich. Show More Summary

Let Catholic Hospitals Be Catholic

At first glance, the recently filed ACLU lawsuit against the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) looks more like a publicity stunt than a legitimate lawsuit. The suit was filed in a federal district court in MichiganShow More Summary

Catholic Bishops Sued by ACLU for Not Allowing Abortion in Catholic Hospital

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, responded Friday to a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union alleging that Catholic health directives encourage poor treatment of pregnant women by not allowing abortion.

Wash. Times Misleads On ACLU Lawsuit Against United States Conference Of Catholic Bishops

Washington Times columnist Robert Knight falsely claimed that a lawsuit of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is an assault on religion that is trying to "force Catholic hospitals to perform abortions." In fact, if the complaint...Show More Summary

U.S. Catholic Bishops Sued After Hospital Turns Away a Woman Miscarrying

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Though Pope Francis has done quite a bit in recent months to better the image of the church, Catholic hospitals are hellbent on destroying it. The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops,...Show More Summary

ACLU sues U.S. bishops over policy forbidding Catholic hospitals from doing abortions

by Dustin Siggins DETROIT, MI, December 3, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) opened a new front in the culture wars with a lawsuit against the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) alleging that the USCCB’s directives prohibiting abortions in…

Tamesha Means v. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

[Content Note: War on agency; loss of wanted pregnancy; medical malfeasance; Christian supremacy.]If you haven't heard of the case of Tamesha Means v. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, here is some background care of the ACLU:Tamesha was only 18 weeks pregnant when her water broke prematurely. Show More Summary

Michigan Woman Sues Catholic Bishops Over Religious Hospital Directives

The ACLU is suing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and a Catholic hospital in Michigan, on behalf of a woman who says she was forced to endure a painful miscarriage at a Catholic hospital was never presented with the option to terminate her pregnancy. Show More Summary

ACLU Suing Catholic Bishops Over Their Pro-Life Views

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), claiming that their pro-life...

A woman who was denied treatment when she miscarried is suing the Catholic Bishops

In a first of its kind lawsuit, a Michigan woman is suing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops after a Catholic hospital refused to properly treat her when she miscarried. MSNBC reports: In what is believed to be the first lawsuit of its kind, the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and [...]

Painted Into a Corner, Catholic Bishops May Have Found a Way to Comply with the HHS Contraception Mandate

Earlier in November, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held its annual fall meeting, after which it released a Special Message that has raised some a few eyebrows. Why? Well, it just might hold the key to letting...Show More Summary

“Open Your Hearts to Life” Video Honors Pope Francis’ Pro-Life Outreach

The U.S. Conference of Catholic bishops has produced a new video honoring the pro-life spirit and mission Pope Francis has had thus far since becoming the leader of the Catholic Church. “Open Your Hearts to Life! Pope Francis reaches out to the weakest and most vulnerable — “masterpieces of God’s creation” — in his Day […]

Farewell, Cardinal Dolan! It's Been Terrible!

[CN: anti-agency, rape culture, rhetoric of political and religious violence] Cardinal Timothy Dolan, aka my BFF, has ended his term as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. In his final address to that body, he left 'em laughing with the astonishing observation that perhaps U.S. Show More Summary

US BishopsConference appoints new chairman for Catholic Relief Services

by Patrick B. Craine BALTIMORE, November 19, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has appointed a new chairman of the board for Catholic Relief Services. The appointmet comes at the same time as the organization grapples with its funding policies in the wake of revelations that it has…

Giving, Receiving, Protecting, Celebrating Life with the New President of the U.S. Catholic BishopsConference

The new president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky. He was vice president under Cardinal Dolan and represents a continuity in leadership that yesterday’s message only confirmed.He’s...Show More Summary

-US Catholic Bishops Reaffirm Their Opposition to the HHS Contraceptive Mandate

The Conference of US Catholic Bishops reaffirmed their opposition to the Obama administration’s HHS Contraceptive Mandate. Here’s the story from the National Catholic Reporter: The U.S. bishops on Wednesday reaffirmed their opposition...Show More Summary

US Conference Of Catholic Bishops Have A 'Special Message' For Obama: 'We Will Not Comply'

The nation’s Catholic bishops are adding to the president's headaches over his signature legislative achievement. They have made it clear that they have no intention of complying with the HHS mandate in ObamaCare that compels groups to pay for birth control and drugs that may cause abortions. Show More Summary

U.S. Bishops vow to continue fight against HHS mandate to “protect religious freedom”

by Patrick B. Craine BALTIMORE, November 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops have promised to continue their fight against President Obama’s HHS mandate, which takes effect Jan. 1st, issuing a “special message” Wednesday at their annual General Assembly in…

Catholic Bishops: We Will Not Comply With the “Coercive” HHS Abortion Mandate

In November 2012 the US Conference of Catholic Bishops vowed not to obey Obama’s abortion mandate. Today the US bishops released a statement once again condemning the HHS “coercive” abortion mandate. Life News reported: The nation’s Catholic bishops have a … Continue reading ?

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