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  • Catholic health care growth a benefit, not a threat, ethicist says

    Catholic health care growth a benefit, not a threat, ethicist says

    • Sep 20, 2017

    The National Bureau of Economic Research is an  influential domestic policy think tank based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Its working paper estimated that the expansion of Catholic hospitals reduces by 30 percent the annual rates per-bed of inpatient abortions. The rates of tubal ligations or sterilizations drop 31 percent. Edward Furton, an ethicist with the National Catholic Bioethics Center, said, “The authors assume that denying access to these ‘services’ represents a moral failing of some sort, but not many people would agree.”

  • U.S. bishop urges Senate to remedy health care after vote to proceed

    U.S. bishop urges Senate to remedy health care after vote to proceed

    • Jul 27, 2017

    After the Republican senate voted to proceed to debate their version of a healthcare bill, Bishop Frank J. Dewane released a statement saying the “current proposals are simply unacceptable as written, and any attempts to repeal the ACA (Affordable Care Act) without a concurrent replacement is also unacceptable.”

  • NETWORK joins bishops’ press against Republican health care plan

    NETWORK joins bishops’ press against Republican health care plan

    • Jul 25, 2017

    The U.S. Senate expects to vote on healthcare this week. The USCCB and NETWORK have spoken forcefully against the senate Republican bill, and the religious women at NETWORK have written a letter to give to all the senators urging them to vote no.

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