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Objections Raised Over Notre Dame’s New Change on Contraceptive Coverage

posted on February 14, 2018

National Catholic Reporter reports that Bishop Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend has spoken out against the University of Notre Dame’s health insurance plans, which provide funding for contraceptives. The university was originally going to end previously mandated contraceptive coverage, due to new religious exemptions by the Trump administration, but the university has since reversed course. Rhoades, whose diocese includes Notre Dame, said in his statement: “Not providing funding for contraception would not be popular with some, but it would truly be a prophetic witness to the truth about human sexuality and its meaning and purpose.”

Read at National Catholic Reporter