Bishop to bless pharmacy that doesn't stock contraceptives
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) _ The Roman Catholic Church is giving its
blessing to a new pharmacy in northern Virginia that doesn't stock
any type of birth control or contraceptives.
Arlington Bishop Paul Loverde (loh-VUR'-dee) is scheduled to
bless the new DMC Pharmacy in Chantilly today. It's one of a
handful of ``pro-life'' drug stores around the country that allow
pharmacists to practice their profession without compromising their
DMC, which stands for Divine Mercy Care, is a Catholic
non-profit that also operates a pro-life OB-GYN practice in nearby
In a news release, DMC president Dr. John Bruchalski says, ``We
must not separate our faith from our work. The God of science is
also the God of revealed religion.''