Catholic College President Says He Made an Oath that President Obama Cannot Force Him to Break Reply

Well done, in the true spirit of St Thomas More! Anyone who has taken this oath should be saying the same thing.

Campus Notes

When William Edmund Fahey, Ph.D. became President of Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in 2009 he took an oath. And he clearly takes that oath seriously. Very seriously.

Each year he repeats the words of that oath along with the faculty of the college on their New Hampshire campus:

With Christian obedience I shall follow what the Bishops, as authentic doctors and teachers of the faith, declare, or what they, as those who govern the Church, establish.

Today, Fahey released an open letter to the College’s representatives in Washington and President Barack Obama saying that his oath of fidelity to the bishops conflicts with the mandate recently announced by the administration which would force the college to pay for things it believes sinful including contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs through their health insurance .

“I will stand by my oath and with my bishops,” he wrote. “I hope that in so doing I will…

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