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  • Baltimore's Archbishop Lori joins lawsuit against HHS mandate

    03/13/2014 2:10:35 PM PDT · by Welchie25 · 2 replies
    Catholic Review ^ | 3/12/14 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Archbishop William E. Lori, the Archdiocese of Baltimore and Catholic Review Media (CRMedia) are part of a federal lawsuit filed March 12 to stop a Health and Human Services mandate under the Affordable Care Act they believe would require them to provide health insurance coverage for contraception, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma by the newly formed Catholic Benefits Association (CBA), an Oklahoma City-based organization representing nearly 200 Catholic employers and 19,000 employees nationwide. The CBA recently formed the Catholic Insurance Company to arrange for health provider...