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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"
There is an interesting juxtaposition of articles in the Feb. 27, 2013, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The first piece is a moving account of a medical …read more
This week, a bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives called the Health Care Conscience Rights Act of 2013. Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the US bishops' Ad …read more
Here is an article by Carlo Bellieni, of the Pontifical Academy for Life and the European Society for Pediatric Research * * * What is health? For most people, it is a state of "perfection", …read more
A week from today, the Feb. 11 feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, the Church will celebrate the 21st World Day of the Sick, an occasion of reflection and prayer for all those who suffer, but also …read more
By Fr. Joseph Tham, LC, MD, PhD Professor, School of Bioethics, Regina Apostolorum Pontifical university, Rome, Italy On November 15-17, the Pontifical Council for Heath Care Workers …read more