• Taking ‘vital coverage’ from those in need ‘unacceptable,’ says bishop

    Taking ‘vital coverage’ from those in need ‘unacceptable,’ says bishop

    • Jun 30, 2017

    In a new letter to the U.S. Senate, the chairman of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development said that “removing vital coverage for those most in need is not the answer to our nation’s health care problems” and urged senators to work for the common good.

  • Bishops: Senate health care bill must respect life, be ‘truly affordable’

    • Jun 2, 2017

    The chairmen of four U.S. bishops’ committees wrote a letter to the Senate urging its members to ensure that the health care reform not only respect life and religious liberty, but also remove the “unacceptable changes to Medicaid” that would leave “millions of additional people uninsured in the years ahead.”

  • New healthcare law a road to hell

    • May 9, 2017

    The bishops in the United States say the new American Health Care Act falls short of those obligations imposed on us by Christ in the Gospel of Matthew, because it contains proposals that would be disproportionately harmful to the poor and to immigrants. We have a choice: Take the words of Jesus seriously, or accept what is convenient to us in Christ’s message while rejecting Christ himself.