Abortion coverage in health-care plans is about to get the axe at Loyola Marymount University, but the step taken by the Jesuit collegeâ€™s administration to follow Catholic teaching has raised protests from many of the faculty.
â€śLMU can either be a great American Catholic university in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions or it can be an institution that demands obedience to and conformity with Catholic doctrine; it cannot be both,â€ť stated a letter written by a group of faculty to the school's president, David Burcham, and the board of trustees' chairwoman, Kathleen Aikenhead. The letter was an internal document anonymously obtained by the Register....
Don't lose heart, please don't imply that a Romish school is Christian, [URL=http://www.johnankerberg.org/Articles/_PDFArchives/roman-catholicism/RC3W1105.pdf]]]Should Roman Catholicism really be classified as a Christian religion? -- No.[/URL] Now, these papist rascals, and I'm being overly kind in using the term, "rascal," q.v., [URL=http://xcjournal.org/the-errors-of-catholicism/jesuit-casuistry/]]]Jesuit Casuistry[/URL], but the SS of the Romish Church should never be referred to as Christian, even on those very rare occasions they do something you might support.
To be a modern world class university, your faculty consists of at least 50% women. For them to compete with their male counterparts, contraception is provided to mitigate fertility and abortion is available as a clean-up operation when that fails. Whereas this is a non-issue at secular schools, for Christian institutions it is.