‘I’m the father of seven children and I have responsibilities. Traditional Catholic. And we had a long conversation: How far are we willing to go for what we believe in?’ Commander Green told LifeSite.
“The [Defense] Department is examining this decision closely and evaluating our policies to ensure we continue to provide seamless access to reproductive health care as permitted by federal law,” Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
'The United States Navy, or the Department of Defense, will NOT be cancelling its contract with Catholic Priests who serve our men and women in the Armed Forces so well,' the president tweeted this morning.
After public outcry, which included a petition by LifeSiteNews signed by over 10,000 people, the Navy has reversed course and decided to renew contracts with Catholic priests to celebrate Holy Mass on military bases.