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During a Special Forum of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi called for an "innovative and creative approach" in assuring the availability of medicines for those in need. The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and SpecializedAgencies in Geneva explained t...read more
Articles from section "Health Care and Illness"
The question of whether to permit the use of marijuana to help people with serious illnesses continues to divide opinions. In Australia the premier of the state of New South Wales, Mike …read more
Pope Francis is asking the international community to do more to fight the ebola virus plaguing western Africa. In today's general audience the Holy Father assured that he is "close to the …read more
A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) “confirms the U.S. bishops’ longstanding concern about abortion coverage” in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), said Cardinal …read more
Depression is a much misunderstood illness, and one Catholic psychiatrist warns that people of religious faith might have their own particular misunderstandings about it. Dr. Aaron Kheriaty …read more
A Mexican wave of moral indignation swept through the chattering class this month when the hypothesis was raised of a link between abortion and breast cancer. We heard, in shrill tones, that …read more