Thursday, August 30, 2012

In court filings, Catholic organizations lament harm caused by HHS mandate : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

The following excerpts are from Catholic Culture's Catholic World News:
  • In May, 43 Catholic dioceses and other organizations nationwide filed suit in various federal courts against the HHS mandate. On August 6, the Obama administration filed a brief urging the courts to dismiss the lawsuits, arguing that the organizations have suffered no imminent harm from the mandate, which will not go into effect for religious organizations until August 2013.
  • In responses filed on August 27, the Catholic organizations discussed the imminent harm caused by the mandate.
  • “The impact of the mandate will be so severe that the archdiocese and other Catholic organizations are being forced to consider the impossible choices the government has given us,” the Archdiocese of Washington said in a statement.
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In court filings, Catholic organizations lament harm caused by HHS mandate : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

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