Monday, May 21, 2012

Catholics Sue Obama Administration

Negotiations failing, 43 Catholic dioceses or organizations filed lawsuits throughout the United States today against the Obama Administration, namely the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Here is a complete list of the plaintiffs.

Complete list of the Catholic (arch)dioceses and organizations who filed suit

At 11 a.m. Eastern on May 21, 2012, 43 different plaintiffs in 12 different federal jurisdictions filed the religious liberty lawsuit. Here is list of the plaintiffs:

Our Sunday Visitor
Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Ind.
Catholic Charities of Fort Wayne-South Bend
St. Anne Home
Franciscan Alliance
University of St. Francis
The University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind.
Archdiocese of Washington
Consortium of Catholic Academies
Archbishop Carroll High School
Catholic Charities of D.C.
The Catholic University of America (My alma mater)
Archdiocese of New York
Diocese of Rockville Centre
Catholic Health Services of Long Island
Catholic Charities of Rockville Centre
Diocese of Erie, Pa.
St. Martin Center
Prince of Peace Center
Diocese of Pittsburgh
Catholic Charities of Diocese of Pittsburgh
Catholic Cemeteries Association of Diocese of Pittsburgh
Diocese of Dallas
Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas
Diocese of Jackson, Miss.
Catholic Charities of Jackson
Vicksburg Catholic School
St. Joseph’s Catholic School
Diocese of Biloxi, Miss.
De l’Epee Deaf Center Inc.
Catholic Social & Community Services Inc.
Resurrection Catholic School
Sacred Heart Catholic School
St. Dominic Health Services
Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio
Michigan Catholic Conference
Diocese of Joliet, Ill.
Catholic Charities of Joliet
Diocese of Springfield, Ill.
Catholic Charities of Springfield
Archdiocese of St. Louis, Mo.
Catholic Charities of St. Louis

 Hmmmmm. I don't see Georgetown University on that list... Ha ha!

Let the games begin!!

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