Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York, attends a mass held by Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Basilica on Feb. 19, 2012 in Vatican City. (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Dolan: White House ‘Strangling’ Catholic Church With Birth Control Mandate

A top Catholic official says the White House is “strangling” the church over the birth control mandate a day after 43 dioceses, schools and health care agencies sued the Obama administration arguing the requirement violates religious freedom.