• Catholic health CEO calls push to dump Obamacare ‘heartbreaking’

    Catholic health CEO calls push to dump Obamacare ‘heartbreaking’

    • Jan 5, 2017

    Sister Carol Keehan, president of the Catholic Health Association, says simply repealing the Affordable Care Act without deciding how to replace it would be “heartbreaking,” because so many people would lose access to health care, which the Church regards as a basic right.

  • Pro-lifer says demonizing Obamacare doesn’t reflect Catholic values

    Pro-lifer says demonizing Obamacare doesn’t reflect Catholic values

    • Dec 14, 2016

    During the debate on the Affordable Care Act, I led a small group of Right to Life Democrats who withheld their votes in favor of health care until we received an ironclad commitment from the president assuring us that taxpayer funds would not be used to pay for abortions. We held steadfast to the belief that the sanctity of life would be respected at every stage.

  • Pope Francis visited with the Little Sisters of the Poor

    • Sep 23, 2015

    In his address at the White House Wednesday morning, Pope Francis didn’t hold back when it came to voicing support for US bishops as they challenge the Obama administration’s contraception mandate — and he followed up later in the day with a visit to a group of religious sisters at