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Conscientious objection must be respectful, pope tells health care workers

Conscientious objection must be respectful, pope tells health care workers

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

When doctors, nurses and health care workers conscientiously object to a procedure to protect the life and dignity of their patients, they must do so respectfully, Pope Francis said.

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Catholic officials pleased with new conscience protection rule

Catholic officials pleased with new conscience protection rule

| Carol Zimmermann | May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The announcement of a new conscience protection rule May 2 protecting health care workers who object to abortion procedures on religious grounds was welcome news to U.S. Catholic bishops and the president of the Catholic Health Association.

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Vatican underlines support of universal health care coverage

Vatican underlines support of universal health care coverage

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Vatican supports efforts to build stronger and sustainable essential health care services on the way toward achieving universal health coverage, a Vatican official said.

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Temporary mobile health clinic for the poor opens in St. Peter’s Square

Temporary mobile health clinic for the poor opens in St. Peter’s Square

| Carol Glatz | November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

As workers were getting St. Peter’s Square ready for this year’s Nativity scene, nearby a large mobile health care facility was set up and running to serve the city’s homeless and poor.

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Little Sisters rely on divine providence to serve elderly poor

Little Sisters rely on divine providence to serve elderly poor

| Susan Klemond | August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The sisters came to the archdiocese with little money but a desire to imitate St. Jeanne Jugan who began the ministry in Saint-Servan, France, by offering her own bed to a blind, paralyzed widow.

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Defend right to life, conscientious objection, pope tells doctors

Defend right to life, conscientious objection, pope tells doctors

| Carol Glatz | May 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Make medicine and health care more humane by protecting the life and dignity of all patients, particularly the weakest and the unborn, Pope Francis told Catholic doctors and medical specialists.

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Everyone must have affordable health care, Vatican official says

Everyone must have affordable health care, Vatican official says

| Carol Glatz | May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Everyone should have access to essential health services and no one should have to fall into poverty to obtain needed care, a Vatican representative said.

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Medicaid, opioid addiction and transgender issues explored at health care symposium

Medicaid, opioid addiction and transgender issues explored at health care symposium

| September 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

Health care reform, transgender theory and the opioid epidemic were featured topics at a Sept. 20 gathering of Minnesota’s Catholic bishops and lay leaders.

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Health care laws must begin and end with human person, bishop says

Health care laws must begin and end with human person, bishop says

| Carol Zimmermann | July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Throughout the summer, while Congress was looking for ways to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Catholic bishops have continually reiterated the need to put care for the human person at the forefront of any health care legislation.

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British baby Charlie Gard dies in hospice care

British baby Charlie Gard dies in hospice care

| Simon Caldwell | July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Charlie Gard, the British baby whose legal battle caught the attention of the world, died July 28, just over a week before his first birthday, his family announced.

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From readers – July 27, 2017

From readers – July 27, 2017

| July 26, 2017 | 3 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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