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Catholic Bishops Oppose Compromise


LOUISE RADNOFSKY

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Wall Street Journal
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Media/Opinion
Date:
2/12/2012

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ABSTRACTCatholic Bishops Oppose Obama Compromise on Birth-Control Insurance - WSJ.com nullnull WSJ WSJ Facebook Twitter MarketWatch MarketWatch Barron's Barron's SmartMoney SmartMoney AllThingsDigital AllThingsDigital FINS FINS More BigCharts Virtual Stock Exchange Financial News WSJ Asia WSJ India WSJ China chinese edition WSJ Japan japanese edition WSJ Europe WSJ Deutschland WSJ Americas en Español em Português WSJ Radio WSJ Wine SEARCH | The Wall Street Journal Health Welcome, Logout Customer Center My Journal Help Message Center ( new) U.S. Edition Home ↓ More WSJ.com is available in the following editions and languages: U.S. Asia India China Japan Europe Deutschland Americas en Español em Português Register for FREE Register for FREE Thank you for registering. We sent an email to: Please click on the link inside the email to complete your registration Please register to gain free access to WSJ tools. An account already exists for the email address entered. Forgot your username or password? This service is temporary unavailable due to system maintenance. Please try again later. The username entered is already associated with another account. Please enter a different username The email address you have entered is already in use. Please re-enter the email address. First Name Last Name Email (your email address will be your login) Confirm Email Create a Password Confirm Password Company Size (Optional) Please make a selection 1-99 100-499 500-999 1,000-2,499 2,500-4,999 5,000-9,999 10,000-14,999 15,000-24,999 25,000+ Not Applicable From time to time, we will send you e-mail announcements on new features and special offers from The Wall Street Journal Online. Create a profile for me in the Journal Community Why Register? Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions As a registered user of The Wall Street Journal Online, you will be able to: Setup and manage your portfolio Personalize your own news page Receive and manage newsletters Login/Register to set your edition Today's Paper People In The News Video Blogs Journal Community Subscribe Log In World » More World » More Loading… U.S. » More U.S. » More Loading… New York » More New York » More Loading… Business » More Business » More Loading… Markets » More Markets » More Loading… Tech » More Tech » More Loading… Personal Finance » More Personal Finance » More Loading… Life & Culture » More Life & Culture » More Loading… Opinion » More Opinion » More Loading… Careers » More Careers » More Loading… Real Estate » More Real Estate » More Loading… Small Business » More Small Business » More Loading… Asia Europe Earnings Economy Health Law Autos Management Media & Marketing Energy CFO Journal   More Industries   Accounting Advertising Airlines Banking Broadcasting & Entertainment Chemicals Computer Hardware Computer Software Consumer Products Defense & Aerospace Financial Services & Insurance Food & Tobacco Hospitality Industrial Goods & Services Marketing & Strategy Media Agencies Metals & Mining Paper & Forest Products Pharmaceutical & Biotech Real Estate Retail Semiconductors Telecommunications Transportation Utilities Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit www.djreprints.com See a sample reprint in PDF format. Order a reprint of this article now HEALTH INDUSTRY Updated February 12, 2012, 4:07 p.m. ET Catholic Bishops Oppose Compromise on Birth-Control Insurance Article Video Comments more in Health | Find New $LINKTEXTFIND$ » Email Print Save ↓ More smaller Larger By LOUISE RADNOFSKY Catholic bishops said Friday night that they would not support the Obama administration's proposed compromise on a controversial rule that requires most employers to fully cover contraception in their workers' health plans. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which had led opposition to the regulation, issued a statement saying that they didn't believe their concerns were addressed by a new policy offered by President Barack Obama on Friday morning to allow religious employers who object to the use of birth control to turn over responsibility for covering it to insurance companies. Enlarge Image Close Associated Press Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan celebrated mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York last month. Under the new policy, religious employers that don't want to offer contraception could exclude it from their policies. Insurance companies instead would be required to provide access to contraception for plan participants who wanted it, without explicitly charging either the.......