Congressman Patrick Kennedy, although a Catholic, voted against abortion restrictions added to the House Health Care Reform legislation. In a recent letter to his bishop, Kennedy defended his failure to follow the teachings of the Church by saying, “The fact that I disagree with the hierarchy on some issues does not make me any less of a Catholic.”
Bishop Tobin responded. And we are glad he did!
Read Bishop Tobin's letter here.
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