One of the most urgent concerns of the recently passed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is providing health care coverage for adults who have a pre-existing condition, which may have made it difficult or impossible for them to obtain insurance. Pennsylvania joined New Mexico
The Pennsylvania General Assembly passed the state budget by the constitutional deadline, June 30. Over the Fourth of July weekend, they passed the necessary fiscal code bill that outlines the revenue to pay for it. Although not exactly on time, this state budget was passed earlier th
The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) is saddened by the news that Metropolitan Basil M. Schott, Archbishop of the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh, died on Thursday, June 10, 2010. He will be laid to rest next week.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was groundbreaking health care reform legislation. Catholics may have many questions about the complicated new law. Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers.
If you haven’t mailed back your Census Questionnaire, please do it today! Census data determine how more than $400 billion in Federal funds are distributed to communities each year. Mailing back a questionnaire is cheap, but in-person enumeration is expensive: if everyone across
Historic. Landmark. Unprecedented. All words used to describe the health care reform legislation recently passed into law by Congress. With the failure of Congress to include adequate statutory restrictions on using federal tax dollars to pay for abortion coverage, pro-life advocates
To send a pre-written, instant e-mail to Congress go to www.usccb.org/action. Congress continues to debate health care reform. The House passed a health care bill that prevents the federal government from funding elective abortions, and includes provisions making health care affordabl