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Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, called a suit by the American Civil Liberties Union against the bishops for their health care “Ethical and Religious Directives” (ERDs) “misguided.” He promised to defend Catholic teachings “in season and out.” Archbishop Kurtz’s Dec 6 s...read more
Articles from section "Health Care and Illness"
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
Here is the Oct. 11 statement from the Catholic Health Alliance of Canada in response to the British Columbia Court of Appeal Decision on assisted suicide. * * * In a long-awaited decision …read more
Today, Pope Francis received in audience participants of a meeting organized by the International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations. Here is a translation of the address the Pope …read more
The Catholic Church has often been criticized for its opposition to the use of condoms in relation to preventing the spread of HIV infections. Religion is not the enemy according to a …read more
Here is the statement of Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the US bishops' conference, in response to theJune 28 Final Rule on the Health and Human Services Mandate. * * * Last Friday, the …read more