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Press Release: Medicaid Letter Signed by Over 1300 Catholic Sisters, Priests and Brothers Delivered to Pennsylvania Governor Today

he letter, which is being hand-delivered to Governor Corbett’s office today, pointed out that refusing to expand Medicaid would “breach the moral duty” to Pennsylvania’s families in need. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Responds to HHS Accommodations Regarding Contraceptive Services and Religious Employers

NETWORK applauds today’s announcement of new exemptions to mandated contraception coverage as fresh evidence of the Obama administration’s clear commitment to addressing religious concerns that were raised last year.  Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Elated by Healthcare Decision

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, is extremely pleased that the Supreme Court has risen above partisan politics to uphold the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare reform law. This decision is nothing short of historic. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Statement on Affordable Care Act Implementation

NETWORK’s strong support for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has never wavered. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK’s Executive Director and U.S. Catholic Sisters Sign Amicus Brief to Supreme Court Supporting Medicaid Expansion

Sister Simone Campbell, NETWORK’s Executive Director, took a leadership role in organizing the distribution and signing of an amicus brief concerning Medicaid expansion, which was just filed in the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Praises New Agreement on Contraceptive Coverage

NETWORK applauds the administration’s accommodation of the religious conscience objections to the provision of insurance coverage for contraceptives to women at no cost to them.   Read more

NETWORK in The Atlantic Magazine

"The Contraception Coverage Debate Isn't Just About the Bishops ... Without the work of women like Sister Carol Keehan, president of the Catholic Health Association, and Sister Simone Campbell of the Catholic social justice group NETWORK, there would be no health reform..." Read more

NETWORK Calls for Dialog: DHHS Rule Provides for Unacceptable and Unintended Consequences

Read NETWORK's response to the administrative rule that will require most health insurance plans to cover contraceptive services. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Issues Statement on First Anniversary of Healthcare Reform

As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s signing into law of the Affordable Care Act, we also remind Congress and others that deliberate misinformation campaigns designed to promote repeal of the law are wrong in a democratic country that depends on accurate information. Read more

Press Release: Sr. Simone Campbell Honored for Healthcare Reform Role

On January 27, NETWORK’s Executive Director Simone Campbell, SSS, was honored at the “Health Action 2011” conference in Washington DC along with Catholic Health Association CEO Carol Keehan, DC, for their bold “contributions to the healthcare justice movement.” Read more