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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”. He wrote in the British Medical Journal in 2006: “A doctors’ conscience has little place in the delivery of modern medical...read more
Articles from section "Health Care and Illness"
Expanding access to HIV treatment globally and strengthening the role of faith-based organizations in the provision of such services will be the focus of a consultation, co-organized by …read more
The bishops of New York State have published a pastoral letter regarding people who suffer mental illness. The letter, titled, ‘For I am Lonely and Afflicted’: Toward a Just Response to the …read more
A Cooperation Agreement between the Good Samaritan Foundation and Gilead Sciences will allow Free HIV/AIDS Tests and Antiretroviral Treatment in the Tanzanian Diocese of Shinyanga. The …read more
Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi has issued an explanatory note on the appearance today of Vatican officials at a UN hearing in Geneva on the sexual abuse of minors. “The Holy See is …read more
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 …read more