The Diocese is challenging its participation in the health care program because it would be required to provide its employees with contraceptives.CBS Pittsburgh
Churches are exempt from the mandate, but charitable organizations, including Pittsburgh Catholic Charities, were not.
Bishop Zubik told the court this is a problem because, “the practice of charity has to reflect the teaching of the church.”
Friday, November 22, 2013
"Pittsburgh Diocese Wins Delay Against Affordable Care Act"
"A federal judge in western Pennsylvania says Catholic groups don’t immediately have to comply with mandates in the federal health care overhaul law."