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President Obama announced a reversal of his administration's health care rule requiring religious employers to provide women free access to contraception on February 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Nation’s Bishops, Others Voice Objections To Birth Control Rule

President Obama’s revamped health care rule would not require religious institutions to provide free contraception for their employees.


Archbishop Timothy Dolan (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)/President Barack Obama (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Announces Compromise On Contraception Measure; Catholic Leaders Furious

Catholic groups are livid over the compromise, calling President Barack Obama’s move a “ploy” that “adds insult to injury.”


Statue of St. Patrick at Cryan's restaurant (Photo/CBS 2)

Archdiocese Unhappy About Newark Statue’s Placement

A statue of St. Patrick that has graced the sanctuary at Sacred Heart Church in Newark for more than 40 years now overlooks the dining room at Cryan’s Beef and Ale House.