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In the face of the Ebola epidemic that to date has claimed some 10,000 lives and is still wreaking havoc in West Africa, the Holy See through the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace is launching an initiative which, with a fund of 3 million, will help fight the epidemic and its long-lasting effects. In this...read more
Articles from section "Health Care and Illness"
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
It was a Melbourne man, Julian Savulescu, now an ethics professor at Oxford, who declared that doctors who will not provide abortion should be “punished through removal of license to practice …read more
Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, on Monday released a statement regarding the new “accommodation” to the Health and Human Services contraception mandate announced …read more
The #IceBucketChallenge has been filling Facebook feeds for days now, but as more Catholics take the challenge, some of the funds raised are being directed toward research centers committed …read more