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The US Supreme Court agreed today to hear two of the many cases challenging the federal government's mandate that employers must provide insurance that covers abortion-inducing drugs, sterilizations and contraception, known as the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate. The court announced today that it will her...read more
Articles from section "Health Care and Illness"
The severely disfigured man who Pope Francis embraced and blessed earlier this month has said his encounter with the Holy Father was like “being in Paradise.” Vincio Riva, 53, who suffers …read more
Beginning on November 21, 700 people will meet at the Vatican to take part in the 28th International Conference of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers, on the …read more
Between 80-90% of gynecologists in Italy are refusing to abort babies, while abortion rates are steadily declining, according to a recent report from the Italian government. In a report by …read more
Pope Francis has encouraged the sick and infirm not to think of themselves as solely objects of charity but rather as fully integrated into the life and mission of the Church. Addressing …read more
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, on Sunday celebrated the archdiocese's fourth annual White Mass, which honors the gifts of all persons with disabilities and those with mental …read more