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  • Pope’s clinics for the poor still up and running, despite media report

    Pope’s clinics for the poor still up and running, despite media report

    • Aug 24, 2017

    Despite an Italian media report on Thursday, a Vatican spokesperson told Crux there has been no interruption in services in any of the three Vatican-affiliated free medical clinics for the poor in Rome. The media report appears to have confused a situation surrounding a clinic run by an Italian non-profit organization with the pope’s own facilities.

  • Kenyan faith leaders urge better treatment for children with HIV

    Kenyan faith leaders urge better treatment for children with HIV

    • Jun 18, 2017

    The World Council of Churches working in tandem with many faith leaders in Kenya are trying to bring attention to the HIV/AIDS issues that continue to be a key problem in the nation. On the Day of the African Child, they called on pharmaceutical companies to prioritize the development of affordable, easy-to-swallow HIV drugs for children as one concrete action to implement immediately.

  • Catholic hospital fights claim over IUD removal

    Catholic hospital fights claim over IUD removal

    • Sep 8, 2016

    A Chicago woman with a dislodged intrauterine device claims she was turned down for removal of the device at a Catholic hospital and filed suit through the American Civil Liberties Union, but the hospital rejects the charges and insists it offered to remove the IUD.

  • Biden, Pope Francis press for universal access to medical cures

    Biden, Pope Francis press for universal access to medical cures

    • Apr 29, 2016

    “Research, whether in academia or industry, requires unwavering attention to moral issues if it is to be an instrument which safeguards human life and the dignity of the person.”

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