Bishops: Pass the [darn] bill?

From Bishop William F. Murphy, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, and Bishop John Wester, to Congress:

On behalf of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), we strongly urge Members of Congress to come together and recommit themselves to enacting genuine health care reform that will protect the life, dignity, consciences, and health of all. The health care debate, with all its political and ideological conflict, seems to have lost its central moral focus and policy priority, which is to ensure that affordable, quality, life-giving care is available to all. Now is not the time to abandon this task, but rather to set aside partisan divisions and special interest pressures to find ways to enact genuine reform.

David Gibson reports at Politics Daily. Mark Silk says, "Color me unimpressed."Too little? And/or: Too late?

Mollie Wilson O’​Reilly is editor-at-large and columnist at Commonweal.

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