<st.joseph's hospital stationery>But the bishop, under church law, enjoys wide discretion in overseeing local institutions that identify themselves as Catholic. In his letter, he refers numerous times to his authority as bishop.
He writes, "Your actions communicate to me that you do not respect my authority to authentically teach and interpret moral law in this diocese."
It was a choice of losing both the mother and the fetus, or just the fetus. God allowed the situation to happen, we saved a life.
Happy Solstice and f#@k you,