... the statement released by the Military Archdiocese, the US Army is concerned that Archbishop Broglio may be calling US soldiers to defy the legal orders of their superiors, and engage in what Army politely refers to as "civil disobedience."The Archbishop's letter is here.
Look, it's not like Catholic doctrine changed over the last few decades. And it's not like there's a shadow of a doubt as to whether or not this was a lawful order by the Secretary of the Army:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;If the Republican Party is not the Stupid Party, they should introduce a bill of Impeachment charging the Secretary of violating the First Amendment. Sure, the Senate won't convict, but this is a political issue - whether the Constitution means what it says or not - and should be dealt with as such.