Monthly Archives: August 2014

HHS issues new rules for opting out of mandate; diocese wins injunction

WASHINGTON — In new actions related to the federal contraceptive mandate, the Obama administration has announced rules allowing religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of coverage they oppose on moral grounds, and the Diocese of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, has won a permanent injunction against enforcement of the mandate. Greensburg Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt praised…

Regina sophomore founds nonprofit for sick children

Principal: Sarah Maisano’s efforts ‘what Catholic education is all about’ Warren — Sarah Maisano “wanted just to help as many children as possible,” so the sophomore at Regina High School in Warren hatched a plan. For a 15-year-old, starting a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization might initially sound far-fetched. But Maisano, founder and president of S.K.I.P. Supporting…