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Sigh: As Catholics Sue Obama over Contraception,Vatican Continues to Pursue Government Healthcare

AmericanLady Wrote: May 25, 2012 7:39 PM
What a narrow-minded point of view! The Catholic Church does not "force" it's members - or anyone else, for that matter - to do anything. They offer hope and salvation for those who desire it. And for those Catholics who "choose" to go outside the tenets of the Church... they are offered forgiveness in the form of confession, should they choose to ask. But NEVER is anyone FORCED to do anything. Contrary to popular opinion, ignorance is NOT bliss. It is simply annoying.

Despite the tribulations the American Catholic Church has been suffering with the Obama administration, the Vatican continues to pursue government-enforced universal healthcare. Its ambassador to the United Nations recently issued a statement encouraging all member nations to move toward a system of universal healthcare, implemented by government.

The Vatican said the Catholic Church is "committed to universal healthcare coverage" in a release Thursday that described a speech by one of its leaders before the World Health Assembly.

Archbishop Zygmunt Zimoski told the meeting in Geneva on Wednesday that the Vatican supports Resolution WHA64.9, a measure that...