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  • Bishop: ‘Fundamental defects’ persist in Senate’s version of health bill

    Bishop: ‘Fundamental defects’ persist in Senate’s version of health bill

    • Jun 25, 2017

    Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, says an acceptable health care system provides access to all, regardless of their means, and at all stages of life. The bishop said such a health care system must protect conscience rights, as well as extend to immigrant families.

  • Dewane: Church ‘committed to ensuring fundamental right’ to health care

    Dewane: Church ‘committed to ensuring fundamental right’ to health care

    • Jun 19, 2017

    “Health care is a fundamental human right, and government is its ultimate guarantor,” Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego said. “The Affordable Care Act for all its flaws was a movement in favor of comprehensive health care. This is a movement away.”

  • Health care bill diagnosis: No input from those who care for sick

    Health care bill diagnosis: No input from those who care for sick

    • Mar 26, 2017

    “We’ve just been dismissed,” Sister Carol Keehan, president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association, said about the Republican process of writing the AHCA, noting that she attended a few small group meetings on Capitol Hill, but “they were not meetings to get our input on what ought to be done with the bill but meetings to tell us what was going to be done. This has just been railroaded through Congress.”

  • Vatican unveils updated healthcare charter as new ethical questions arise

    Vatican unveils updated healthcare charter as new ethical questions arise

    • Feb 12, 2017

    Professor Antonio Gioacchino Spagnolo, director of the Institute of Bioethics and Medical Humanities at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome, spoke to journalists at the Feb. 6 presentation of a new charter regarding advances in science and how they should be applied alongside the Church’s Magisterium.

  • Priest’s life captures broader drama of Catholicism in India

    Priest’s life captures broader drama of Catholicism in India

    • Dec 20, 2016

    In many ways, 93-year-old Monsignor Nereus Rodrigues was the kind of pastor who “carries the smell of his sheep,” long before Pope Francis started using that vocabulary. He’s been a pioneer in both Catholic schools and Catholic health care in India, believing both have reshaped Indian society.

  • No easy answers to pastoral questions on assisted suicides

    No easy answers to pastoral questions on assisted suicides

    • Apr 5, 2016

    BALTIMORE (CNS) — As Canada prepares for the legalization of assisted suicide throughout the country in June and nearly half of the U.S. states take up some kind of legislative proposal on the topic this year, questions arise about its pastoral implications. What should a hospital chaplain do if confronted

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