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Well as a great -- -- -- today gets rolling up the president's health care law.
Chris is across the country are raising their voices today not so much to god.
But over the health -- Amanda and and they do not like it and they do not want and -- and when it comes to Catholics especially.
Father John guitarist says for a very good reason father good to have you.
Good to be written you -- -- how is this -- among.
You know just lay Catholics themselves I mean is there are they -- in India in step with you father how would you describe.
You can't speak for all Catholics for sure but I believe is the scale is tipping against the notion.
That President Obama.
Is the champion of the common good -- to oppose him would be a terrible thing I think.
There is an awareness all things considered.
That he's the leader of a policy which is leading to bankruptcy.
And therefore Social Security.
Medicare it's all in the balance.
If we can't pay our bills you can't just keep printing money.
So that picture I think the what you're looking at the so -- riots.
Is the tip of the iceberg.
But I'm wondering if it may -- it started with all contraception debate and what -- -- religious institutions would.
Would have to provide these services not extended to gay marriage that Catholics feel under fire was a bishop who was saying not too long ago.
That's the way he certainly felt what about you.
Let's not a matter of feeling it there is a coalescing.
Intrusion on religious rights.
Feelings I'm not in question here and it's not a birth control issue.
It's not even an abortion issue is serious is that it is good for those who realized the macroeconomic.
Situation -- it's survival issue the American experiment is being.
Put in jeopardy.
And I don't I don't think every one of the protesters are on that level in their protest because certainly abortion rights.
One that is to say the violation of the prohibition.
Against abortion is is a prominent issue for the most Christians and Jews in other news.
Who believe in the.
Right to life but put its interest in all all over up appear on this notion father that debt.
You hear there's a big gap between.
To practicing religious and the non practicing religious or New York it's practicing Catholics -- -- practicing Catholics.
Practicing Catholics might be more inclined to oppose.
Things you outlined here -- the president's doing not so much.
Non practicing Catholics and therein lies the rub and the difficulty of your job.
What do you say.
-- I'm practicing Catholics.
Are also lapsed Catholics and ex Catholics.
There are many.
Practicing Catholics who are not.
Rigidly locked into their leadership from the vicious -- there isn't anything new in that.
And the controversy about abortion.
It's certainly a minor part of the religious freedom issue.
When the United States government can presume to tell a bishop that he has to perform abortions in his hospital.
You're going to have a war on your hands.
I don't think the vast majority of people are seeing.
President Obama as the champion of the common good.
This is did.
This is a turning point and he made a monumental error by stepping in to.
An unforced error the question of religious rates.
All right father.
-- -- was good seeing -- thank you very much thank you -- Well you probably already heard that does.
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