(RNS) In an unexpected blow to the Obama administration and a major boon for America's Catholic bishops, the influential Catholic Health Association on Friday (June 15) rejected White House proposals aimed at easing faith-based objections to the contraception mandate.
The point here is not who won and who lost but the problems with crafting a compromise over a moral absolute. It cannot be done. The cause for life is a cause for life. Period. There is no compromise on those medical procedures or medicines which prevent pregnancy by killing what is in the womb. To pay for it in any way shape or form is to be an accomplice to this evil that deprives the most basic right to those not yet born.
The struggle goes on...
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