It happened his way. Thousands of non-Catholics work for Catholic institutions like hospitals and colleges. The Obama administration says those non-Catholics should have access in their healh care packages to free contraception. Note that in this system no Catholic woman who does not want to practise birth control is forced to do so. So where is the assault on conscience and on religious liberty?
Further, wider access to birth control will reduce the number of abortions. That should make the bishops happy.
Should birth control be a private matter or a public matter to be argued on the hustings?
Should Obama cave in to the Catholic bishops?
Should contraception be a political issue?