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Bishop Lennon: Growing Concern Government is Threatening Religion

News of the Diocese

December 1, 2011

Catholic Hospitals and Healthcare Providers among those Directly threatened.


Cleveland Bishop Richard Lennon at his annual address to the First Friday Club of Cleveland expressed a major concern of the Catholic Bishops. The Bishops in the United States believe that the Federal Government is attempting to secularize society and eliminate Freedom of Religion.  (Click here to see images from the event).


Bishop Lennon noted that the elimination of the "conscience clause" currently part of federal government policy would have devastating effect on Catholic Healthcare which currently serves 16% of the population.....



The Bishops are pressing federal officials to keep in tact the "Conscience clause" established in 1978.


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