- May 24, 2020
The Catholic Health Association of the United States joined 17 other national organizations urging the Trump administration and Congress to take immediate and coordinated action to address the critical needs of capacity and supply in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The impact of the coronavirus in the United States is likely felt the strongest in nursing homes around the country, and Catholic facilities are no exception.
The World Day of the Sick is a day “to be in solidarity with the suffering” of those who are ill and infirm, according to Bishop Allwyn D’Silva, auxiliary of the Archdiocese of Bombay.
Just in time for the Feb. 11 celebration of World Day of the Sick, Ghana’s National Catholic Health Service has opened St. Pauline Clinic, dedicated to diabetic care and other noncommunicable diseases.
When Sister Bernadette “Bernie” Kenny, a religious in the Medical Missionaries of Mary, brought her nursing skills to Appalachian Virginia in 1978, she was startled by the long and steep distances between towns. But the Boston native soon found that driving those routes to provide health care changed her perception: they seemed shorter because they were familiar.
A federal judge declined for now to compel a Michigan-based Catholic health system to advance legal costs for a doctor’s defense against murder charges in the deaths of 25 Ohio hospital patients.