- Aug 10, 2020
The Catholic Health Association July 7 said it was “deeply regrettable” that President Donald Trump has formally withdrawn the U.S. from the World Health Organization during a global pandemic.
The head of the Catholic Health Association has urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his decision to pull the United States out of the United Nations’ World Health Organization.
More than 100 Catholic organizations have sent a letter to Congress urging particular attention to low-income communities and communities of color amid the global pandemic.
The House of Representatives April 23 was expected to pass legislation already approved by the Senate that would allocate an additional $310 billion into the Paycheck Protection Program. President Donald Trump has said he would sign the legislation.
The coronavirus pandemic is creating fear over limited resources for treating patients, especially the most seriously ill, but “this is not a time to sideline our ethical and moral principles,” said the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
As the COVID-19 pandemic touches nearly every corner of the globe, “there are many ethical considerations around resource allocation and the delivery of care for critically ill patients,” said Mercy Sister Mary Haddad, president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association.