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Dozens Of Religious Groups Protest Contraception Mandate

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Ann Rodgers | Posted 09.02.2013 | Religion

Leaders from the nation's two largest religious bodies -- the Catholic Church and the Southern Baptist Convention -- released an interfaith letter cal...

2013: The Year Women Abolish God

Mark Morford | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Mark Morford

Could this be the grand finale? The glorious death knell for the ugliest portions of organized religion and its relentless, impressive beat-down of the stubborn female species for lo these past 2,013 years? Can we at least hope?

Bishops Press For Broader Birth Control Exemption

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 04.09.2013 | Religion

American bishops said Thursday the Obama administration's latest compromise on birth control coverage and religious employers doesn't go far enough to...

Catholic Bishops Trying To Find Relevance In Health Insurance Debate

Fred Rotondaro | Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion
Fred Rotondaro

It was the Catholic Hospital Association, following its conscience and in opposition to the bishops, which supported the health care bill.

Will Obama Abandon Women For Bishops?

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 01.30.2012 | Religion
Angela Bonavoglia

Many women across America are livid at the news that President Obama once again is considering selling women out on reproductive health care to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Laura Bassett

Catholic Clergy Raises False Alarms About Birth Control Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

The Catholic clergy has aggressively lobbied against the Obama administration's proposed rules for contraception coverage for the past few months, arg...

Laura Bassett

Badgered By Bishops, Will Obama Back Down On Birth Control?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

Top White House officials held a private call with lawmakers of the Pro Choice Caucus on Friday for advice on how to deal with the religious exemption...

Sens. Clinton and Murray Introduce Legislation to Block New HHS Refusal Rule

Emily Douglas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Douglas

The proposed HHS rule would require any health care entity that receives federal funds certify that none of its employees are required to assist with medical services they find objectionable.