Fortnight for Freedom Based on Outdated Theology

At The National Catholic Reporter,¬†Edward J. Ruetz argues that the¬†United States Catholic Conference of Bishops’ (USCCB) recently concluded “Fortnight for Freedom” reflects a Catholic approach to government that predates the reforms of the Second Vatican Council. “The bishops’ present militant campaign,” writes Ruetz, a retired Catholic priest, “is a misguided and arrogant attempt to bludgeon our government into submitting to their interpretation of the right of private conscience of Catholics and to discriminating against the private conscience of non-Catholic women employees in Catholic institutions.”

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