Religious leaders ask HHS to broaden birth control exemption

(RNS) A coalition of nearly 150 religious leaders, led by conservative Protestants, have petitioned the Obama administration to broaden the exemption that allows churches and some religious organizations to avoid the controversial policy mandating that all health care insurers provide free contraception coverage. By David Gibson.

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Conservative Catholics blast upcoming appearance by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at Georgetown University

(RNS) Can a Catholic politician speak at a Catholic university without drawing protesters? Not if it's House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan or, soon, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. By David Gibson.

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