U.S. bishops, religious leaders call for religious liberty protections

Bill Brewer Catholic Church

WASHINGTON (Catholic News Service) — A diverse group of religious leaders, including Catholics, Protestants, evangelicals and a representative from the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, issued an open letter July 2 urging the U.S. government to “expand conscience protections” in its Health and Human Services contraceptive mandate. The letter, which said the country’s “delicate liberty of conscience is under threat,” …