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Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The Catholic Archbishop to the Armed Forces has issued a letter to be read in chapel services by every Catholic military chaplain regarding the government's intrusion into how Catholic hospitals operate, which would force them to provide for abortion and birth control against their religious convictions. This is not a political matter, but a spiritual one. We need to stand with our Catholic friends on this. The Pentagon is at fault. As a Chaplaincy Ecclesiastical Endorser, I can state that should CCCC chaplains fail to live up to our standards, their endorsements would be withdrawn and they would be separated from military service. The Pentagon knows this, yet they are usurping their authority knowing chaplains serve a higher authority. Catholic chaplains may read the required letter anyhow and face official reprimand, or resign in protest...and if the military persists, they could lose all their priests over this matter. Chaplains swear an oath to protect and defend the Constitution; I wish they were covered by it. Let's go over everyone's head and pray about this.
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50 Essex St, Saugus MA 01906 ph 781-233-2663 Sunday School 9:30 am; Worship 10:45 (Summer 10 am)