Cardinal Dolan calls the faithful to fortitude “even to the shedding of your blood,” says William Doino Jr. in today’s column, yet the archdiocese is still paying for contraception and abortion. “The intricate arguments they make about cooperating and not cooperating with evil are easily lost” on the common man.
Joseph Zwilling, a spokesman for the archdiocese, told the Times, “We provide the services under protest,” and posted a press release, on the archdiocesan website, asserting that the Times story “incorrectly equates” the archdiocese’s local health care policies with the Health and Human Services mandate which Cardinal Dolan and the Church have been strongly resisting. But the release didn’t deny the archdiocese pays into the fund, so the Cardinal now finds himself accused of being inconsistent.
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