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From readers – July 27, 2017

From readers – July 27, 2017

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Don’t withhold sacraments
Health care silence
Disgusted by topics

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Bishop sees little improvement in Senate’s latest effort on health care

Bishop sees little improvement in Senate’s latest effort on health care

| July 13, 2017 | 3 Comments

The Senate Republicans’ latest effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act is “unacceptable” and shows little improvement over the lawmakers’ first attempt to reform the federal health care law, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee.

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Pope’s pediatric hospital is fixing past problems, says cardinal overseer

Pope’s pediatric hospital is fixing past problems, says cardinal overseer

The AP reported July 3 that the Vatican formed a commission in 2014 to study workers’ complaints and concerns about unsafe medical protocols, overcrowding and a culture that emphasized practices that might reap greater revenues.

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Catholic mom: Children’s-Blue Cross contract dispute puts baby’s cancer treatment in limbo

Catholic mom: Children’s-Blue Cross contract dispute puts baby’s cancer treatment in limbo

| June 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

“This isn’t your issue right now, but it could be your issue, so it’s your fight to fight as well,” Melissa Jaeger said. “Just because you don’t have a medically compromised kid right now doesn’t mean that you might not in the future. We need Children’s Hospital to be thriving to help all of our children.”

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Bishops: Loss of affordable health care under GOP plan ‘simply unacceptable’

Bishops: Loss of affordable health care under GOP plan ‘simply unacceptable’

| Julie Asher | June 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, in its analysis of the Senate health care bill, said late June 26 the measure would leave 22 million more people without insurance.

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Congress urged to keep health care gains, protect life, conscience rights

Congress urged to keep health care gains, protect life, conscience rights

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee said Jan. 18 that a repeal of the federal health care law should not take place without immediate passage of a plan that preserves people’s access to adequate health care and also protects human life, conscience rights and the poor.

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Health Care

Health Care

| September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church has spoken in favor of health care access for nearly 100 years, first becoming active on the issue as far back as 1919. The social doctrine of the Church considers health care a basic human right, one that is necessary for the proper development of life and important for full human dignity.

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Catholic Charities to end two longtime services

Catholic Charities to end two longtime services

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the coming months, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis will close its Seton Prenatal Clinic and cease its adoption program.

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Health care is a right, not a privilege, pope says

Health care is a right, not a privilege, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | May 10, 2016 | 3 Comments

The Catholic Church is not a fancy medical clinic for the rich, but a “field hospital” that — often literally — provides the only medical care some people will ever receive, Pope Francis said.

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Sister Mary Madonna Ashton honored nationally

Sister Mary Madonna Ashton honored nationally

| Jessica Weinberger | March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sister Mary Madonna Ashton, state’s first female and non-physician commissioner of health, honored nationally

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Catholic Eldercare breaks ground on transitional care unit

Catholic Eldercare breaks ground on transitional care unit

| October 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

A project aimed to address the need for transitional care in the metro area had its groundbreaking and dedication ceremony Oct. 20 at Catholic Eldercare’s main campus in northeast Minneapolis.

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Volunteers fill health care need at St. Stephen School

Volunteers fill health care need at St. Stephen School

| Susan Klemond | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of 20 volunteer health care professionals provide care for students during the school week at St. Stephen School, stepping in to fill the school’s paid health paraprofessional hours lost to budget cuts in recent years.

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