Bishops Call for Unprecedented, Massive
Catholic Opposition to Abortion in Health Care Reform
The USCCB is calling for diocesan and parish based activation on
health care reform.
Use the following documents:
Health Care Cover Note to Leaders
Health Care Bulletin Insert (the one-stop nationwide parish bulletin insert) - pdf
- en Español (Updated
Health Care Pulpit Announcement &
Prayer (a how-to for distributing the materials) - pdf -
Health Care Ad Saving Lives Flyer (a flyer to
be placed on bulletin boards, etc.) - pdf - en
* Please ask your pastor if he intends to use these materials. If he is not
aware of them - forward them to him. Or, print them out and bring them to
*Perform the action items described in the materials provided in this USCCB
*Pray that health care reform not be passed unless it is truly universal and
Health care reform could be voted on as early as next week. These materials
need to be in the hands of Catholics starting this weekend.
Thank you for your efforts in serving our bishops and
getting the word out.
Note especially this Suggested Prayer of the
"That Congress will act to ensure that needed health care reform will
truly protect the life, dignity and health care of all and that we will
raise our voices to protect the unborn and the most vulnerable and to
preserve our freedom of conscience. We pray to the Lord."