Monthly Archives: July 2012

The other side of the HHS mandate

While religious groups fight for liberty, Catholic business owners cry foul, too DETROIT — While much of the controversy over the U.S. government’s contraception and abortifacient drug mandate has centered on the U.S. bishops’ objection to Church-sponsored institutions being required to offer the coverage, a lawsuit brought by an organization for Catholic business leaders and…

Couples, doctors extol NFP’s benefits over the Pill

Natural family planning an effective, moral way to space births DETROIT — Faithful Catholic married couples have available to them a method of spacing the births of their children that not only conforms to Church teaching, but also avoids the sometimes serious side-effects associated with many forms of artificial birth control. And the information about…

MCC: Pro-abortion rally signals death of ‘safe, legal, rare’ slogan

LANSING — A rally at the state Capitol protesting legislation that would limit abortion clinic abuses apparently signals the end of pro-abortion rights advocates’ “safe, legal and rare” slogan, said the Michigan Catholic Conference. The rally against House Bill 5711, which passed the chamber in June and would mandate closer inspection of the state’s 32…